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Colorado River fills to flood stage

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Areas of the Grand Valley near the Colorado River could reach flood stage as early as this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Highs in the 90s over the weekend sped snowmelt and swelled the river to 12.9 feet in depth ...

Photo ID cards for homeless are under discussion

By Paul Shockley

Recent discussion by a group of Grand Valley homeless-community stakeholders has raised the possibility of one day issuing photo-identification cards to area homeless people. The idea was broached in a recent meeting of a subcommittee ...

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Woman connects less fortunate with donors

By Amy Hamilton

Vicki McGee never underestimates the power of a story. The director of the nonprofit organization HOPE of the Grand Valley has witnessed the sway of the written word, especially when those words come from people in need. A single father who ...

Mining, timber officials: ‘Secret committee’ violated federal law

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A committee of scientists that oversaw the drafting of a proposed forest-planning rule did so largely in secret, critics of the rule said in comments submitted to the U.S. Forest Service. The “secret committee of scientists,” as ...

Rifle resident forming animal sanctuary

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Rifle resident Lu Anne Herman searches Craigslist.org for the sad stories in hopes of creating happy ones. The founder of Greta’s Kingdom, an animal rescue service, scours the site searching for Western Slope pet owners giving their ...

Family doesn’t pursue lawsuit in cancer death blamed on fracking chemicals

By Dennis Webb

The legal case of a Rifle man who died of cancer he believed came from working with hydraulic-fracturing chemicals has been dismissed after his family failed to pursue it. Jose Lara won court approval to give a deposition last year so his ...


Trio of women early entrants in commission races

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With nearly a year and a half to go before the 2012 general election, three women already are lining up bids to fill two spots on the Mesa County Commission. Construction management company owner Jana Gerow of Grand Junction, farmer and ...

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Snowmass fossil site continues to be ‘treasure trove’

By Dennis Webb

Day by day, an Ice Age fossil site discovered last fall near Snowmass Village is continuing to grow in stature and scientific importance as excavators retrieve bones by the boxes full. The Denver Museum of Nature & Science resumed digging ...

Council not too keen on making its email public

By Amy Hamilton

Making emails between Grand Junction City Council members routinely accessible to the public may create more problems than it would solve, according to consensus of the board Saturday during a daylong retreat. City staff members were directed ...

Sexual abuse prompts meeting in Delta

By William Woody

DELTA — The Delta Police Department will sponsor a public meeting designed to educate residents about child sexual and physical abuse and what services are available for victims. The meeting will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at ...

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