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Random checkpoints up for Country Jam

By Paul Shockley

The Colorado State Patrol said this week two sobriety checkpoints will be up and running over the life of the four-day Country Jam festival. State Patrol Capt. Ed Clark, who runs the agency’s Fruita office, wouldn’t specify ...


Counties want impact considered in implementing Xcel energy plan

By Dennis Webb

Several northwest Colorado counties and a lobbying group for the region are asking regulators to consider local economic impacts in implementing new state clean-air legislation expected to cut Xcel Energy’s consumption of coal. Moffat, ...


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Pedal pusher fights to slim kids down

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Teddy Herrera’s big goal is to make America’s youth smaller. The 24-year-old Sacramento man started the organization Across America for Childhood Obesity, and he is riding his bike on a 10-month, 11,000-mile journey to raise ...


Probe showed ‘mischief’ in police search

By Paul Shockley

Statements attributed to three former Grand Junction police officers in an internal investigation show they expressed degrees of regret over their actions May 3 at a local transient camp, and that at least one of them that day wondered aloud ...


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Fire destroys Olathe home

By Melinda Mawdsley

Carla Jean Giron sat in a lawn chair and watched her home of 16 years burn Wednesday afternoon. “I lost everything,” she said. Thankfully, she added, she and her daughter, who were both home at the time the fire started, were ...


Body found in river that of Louisiana man

By Staff

The Garfield County Coroner’s Office on Wednesday said the body retrieved from the Colorado River near Parachute last Friday was that of a Louisiana man who fell into the river three weeks earlier near No Name. The Coroner’s ...


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Filmmaker to shoot entirely with iPhone 4s

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Local filmmaker Seth Schaeffer of Hoptocopter Films, and some friends with Triple Nickel Films of Los Angeles, should be among the first in line on the Front Range this morning to purchase six of Apple’s new iPhone 4 cell phones. And, ...


Group to discuss ice rink’s future next week

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An organization working to reopen the Glacier Ice Arena will discuss plans for the rink during a public meeting next week. The Glacier, 2515 Riverside Parkway, closed June 13 after four years of operation. The ice arena was the culmination of ...


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District 51 broadens program that counters grade, attendance woes

By Emily Shockley

A School District 51 program that helps Hispanic students improve grades and attendance is broadening its focus to help all students. Latino Education Achievement to Graduation (LEAG) is changing its name to Leadership for Education, ...


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Free vaccine offered to fight common sexually transmitted disease

By Amy Hamilton

Men and women between the ages of 19 and 26 can save hundreds of dollars on potential health care costs and fend off disease by taking advantage of a free vaccine offered at the Mesa County Health Department. The Gardasil vaccine, or the ...


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