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Some firms’ customer base may get slimmer during time of recession

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Dog owners are always relieved to see Eddie and Holly Anthony arrive at their door with a scoop and a shovel. “Everybody is like, ‘Thank God, you’re here,’ because they don’t want to do it themselves,” ...

SustainAbility Column June 13, 2009

By Adele Israel

I have been searching for a way to recycle old videotapes and have finally had some success. No local options are available. But I spoke with representatives of two companies that recycle videotapes as well as other types of technology media ...

Homegrown Column June 13, 2009

By Dennis Hill

Just ran a simple home soil test. It shows the pH is at 7.0 but phosphorus, potassium are high and nitrogen is low. What can I do to improve the quality of my soil for better plant growth and lawn? — Glenda The numbers you have are ...

DRIP Column June 13, 2009

By Guest Columnist

With the recent downturn in the economy, and the increasing consumer awareness that water conservation can save money and help stretch the family budget, I’m often asked, “What are some ways to save both water and money at the ...


Cherries jubilee on Main Street

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Curb-to-curb foot traffic flooded downtown Grand Junction on Thursday evening for the summer’s inaugural American National Bank Farmers Market. Alongside the booths people know to look for each year stood a number of newcomers, ...


‘The Field’ is a dream come true for baseball family

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

For Jim Schroeder, the baseball field he built in his backyard isn’t so much a field of dreams as it is a field of family. Six years ago, Schroeder’s family moved into its new home on E1/2 Road, and the back of the 31/2-acre lot ...


Hundreds of iris varieties thrive on Grand Valley farm

By Dave Buchanan

On a recent spring morning, the sun barely peeking above a line of cottonwoods, Victoria and Darrell Rule stroll through a rainbow-hued field of bearded irises. It’s the height of the iris season and the perfume of thousands of irises ...

Irises through the ages

By Dave Buchanan

Irises have been cultivated since at least the time of the Egyptian Pharaoh Thutmose III (1479–1425 BCE), who celebrated his conquest of part of Asia Minor by planting a garden near one of his palaces to display some of the plants ...

Homeownership fest 6-6-9

One hundred attend Homeownership Festival

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The homes here weren’t as cheap as they expected, but $200,000 price tags looked better than the $800,000 listings Amani and Tiawana Bullock had grown used to in California. The couple moved from the Golden State to Grand Junction to ...

HG Sustainabilty Column June 06, 2009

By Adele Israel

Many people in the sustainability movement are ready to make lemonade from the tart lemons of our current economy. Two recent publications provided lots of food for thought to go along with that lemonade. The spring 2009 edition of the ...

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