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Fruita tries to keep hold of shoppers

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There are roughly 11,000 people living in Fruita who may be eating and shopping a lot somewhere other than where they live. The way city officials see it, there’s no reason they can’t do those things at the west end of the Grand ...


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Gas line severed; fire, flood come next

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A Grand Junction homeowner digging a trench to install an irrigation line in his backyard accidentally hit a gas line Sunday afternoon, sparking a fire that burned for hours and created a spectacle in a downtown neighborhood. The residents at ...


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Don’t worry; bee happy

By Amy Hamilton

With the Grand Valley on the brink of warmer temperatures with winds calming, residents may be more likely to spot bees swarming. Bees swarm when a new queen bee has been created and she breaks off from the hive and is surrounded by worker ...


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Desert flowers going wild, but if you want to see them, hurry up

By Amy Hamilton

The Colorado State University Tri-River Extension Office has been flooded with calls. “Have you seen the wildflowers?” people ask breathlessly, according to Mesa County extension employee Carol Bonet-Butler. Indeed, if you ...


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Rx drug abuse a growing problem for doctors, officials

By Paul Shockley

It was a scene close to what Dr. Marc Breen remembered from hospitals in Chicago. Last December, Breen found himself swamped with new patients over the course of his 12-hour shifts at the emergency room of Community Hospital: three to four ...


Public safety tour costs city $40K so far

By Emily Shockley

The city of Grand Junction’s public safety facilities listening tour, plus fees paid to a marketing firm to get the word out about the facilities and the tour, has cost more than $40,000, according to the city. The city spent more than ...


Candidates leery of race toward cutting coastal drilling

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The disaster in the gulf of Mexico shouldn’t prevent further drilling in deep coastal waters, two candidates for the U.S. Senate said. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Democrat, and Jane Norton, a Republican, each of whom was in Grand Junction ...


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Perseverance pays off

By Dennis Webb

PARACHUTE — Commencement speaker and faculty member Mark Gregory summed up the Grand Valley High School Class of 2010 in five words Saturday. “You guys never give up,” he said. This is a group that has much to be proud of ...


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159 Delta High grads have wide-ranging interests

By William Woody

DELTA — A future video game designer, future accountants, border patrol agents, nurses, musicians, an animal rescuer, a slew of military prospects and mechanical engineers all hopeful and adorned in green, white and gold made up the 159 ...


Police car slams vehicle at intersection

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction police officer whose patrol car collided with another vehicle in Grand Junction on Friday night may have been speeding, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The State Patrol is investigating the incident in which a car ...


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