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Liquor store offers cheese with that wine

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Jerry Sica of Crossroads Wine and Spirits loves noshing so much that he was driving to the Front Range several times a month just to buy artisan cheese. “There’s just nothing you can buy around here that has any quality to ...

Local veterinarian mends bald eagle

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

A bald eagle found in Gunnison this weekend was so sick and emaciated that state Division of Wildlife officers were able to carry the wild bird in-hand without a struggle. “It turns out that he has liver issues and a bad bacterial ...

Veterans Art Show allows artwork display in safe environment

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Veteran Tony McClellan started painting his multimedia piece titled “Let’s Go Fishing” in 2003. After seven years, he finally has a blue ribbon for a job well done. McClellan’s painting was inspired by a piece his ...

Grand Junction not winner of most romantic places contest

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Grand Junction was not the winner of Korbel Champagne’s online contest to select “The Most Romantic City in America.” In fact, it didn’t even rank in the top three. The winning city is Hana, Hawaii, followed by ...

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Buddy’s memory helps buy beds for homeless pets

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Sometimes good things come from the most tragic events. After hearing the story of Buddy, the dog who was dragged to his death recently in Grand Junction, The Grand Valley Kennel Club and Canine Design were inspired to sponsor a community ...

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Grand Junction up for title of nation’s most romantic city

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Some Grand Junction residents were baffled when they heard the news that Grand Junction had been listed in the top 12 nominations as “Most Romantic City in America” by Korbel California Champagne “Quite honestly that’s ...

GJ Lions Club gives $75,000 to local nonprofits

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The Grand Junction Lions Club announced the recipients of its 2009 carnival and raffle proceeds Monday morning. The money was given to only eight organizations to help fund their capital improvement projects. In previous years, the money was ...

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Hospice event pays tribute to the Beatles

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The yellow submarine and big red bus are ready to roll into Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado’s annual Black Tie and Boots gala taking place this Saturday night at Two Rivers Convention Center. It’s the largest ...

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Learning Works moves and expands store

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Learning Works, the well-known educational supply store in downtown Grand Junction, has moved to 1938 N. First St. in the Hillcrest Plaza shopping center. “We moved for the windows,” said owner Christy Prickett. The new store has ...

‘Father of bouldering’ movie to show locally

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

John Gill is known as the “father of bouldering” by the climbing community. His friend and fellow bouldering pioneer, Pat Ament, has finally released exclusive video footage of Gill’s skills taken in the early 1960s when the ...

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