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EMPTY BOWLS PREVIEW 100611

Empty Bowls event strives to make overflowing bowls

By Amy Hamilton

Getting a warm meal and having a homey place to go where she felt comfortable was everything for Penelope Meghan Gallagher when she was homeless last year. Gallagher has since found housing, but the 32-year-old Colorado Mesa University ...


MASTER GARDENERS SALE H 100

Green-thumb gardeners collect trees for auction, plants for sale

By Rachel Sauer

Everyone knows about kids and candy shops, but the same could be said of gardeners and plant sales. One of everything, please. Area master gardeners will hold their annual tree auction and plant sale Saturday, with proceeds benefitting the ...


Attempt to abduct teen 2nd in week

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A young teen’s encounter with a man who tried to lure her into his truck is the second such incident this week and police are saying the same man could be involved. Montrose Police Chief Tom Chinn said a 13-year-old ...


Alliance hears lively debate on school funding

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Discussion of District 51’s proposed mill levy override brought cheers, grumbles and at one point spurred an audience member to yell at an override supporter during Thursday night’s meeting of the Western Slope Conservative ...


Crosswalk going in on 12th

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Twelfth Street will have three new medians and a crosswalk by the end of the year to make crossing the four-lane road easier for Colorado Mesa University students. The medians will be located between Kennedy and Mesa avenues. The crosswalk, ...


Flu now in Mesa County

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An elderly Mesa County resident is the first person to be hospitalized in Colorado with the flu, a case health officials say serves as a reminder for people to get vaccinated. The resident, who is in his or her 80s, remains hospitalized, Mesa ...


100611 GJ Regional Airport .2

Turbulence over lease prompts airplane mechanic to leave airport

By Amy Hamilton

Officials at Grand Junction Regional Airport want to repair relations between management and general aviation tenants, but the effort is a little too late for one of them. Airplane mechanic Dana Brewer of Monumental Aircraft Service, 2849 ...


Upgrades, more parking slated to begin this week

By Amy Hamilton

Some locals remember the small, gravel pullout off Monument Road. That scene is hard to conjure up now as the parking lot and trail head for the Lunch Loop trail network has expanded over the years. The area with 75 parking spaces, bathrooms ...


GJ council chooses jobs over vision for Fifth Street area

By Amy Hamilton

The allure of new jobs and a new metal-recycling business prompted Grand Junction City Council members Wednesday night to approve a permit for a salvage yard — a use that goes against the stated vision for the area around the Fifth ...


100511 Land Trust

Trail system expansion afoot

By Amy Hamilton

About 130 acres near the popular Lunch Loop trail system might have been yet another housing development dotting the slopes in the shadow of Colorado National Monument. Instead, if current deals go through, the area that is called the Three ...


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