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Elementary schools improve; online academy has work to do

By {screen_name}

Chatfield and Fruitvale elementary schools, the only two School District 51 schools tasked by the state last year with writing “priority improvement” plans for themselves, have improved enough to move off those plans in ...

Fruita Chamber 
names Davies 
to lead group

By Duffy Hayes

Longtime Fruita Chamber of Commerce employee — and interim director since May — Shauna Davies was hired as the organization’s full-time director after a unanimous vote at a Dec. 1 special meeting of the board of ...

Lack of snow to cost ski biz $2B annually, study shows

By Dennis Webb

Climate change could increasingly lead to low-snow seasons that would reduce the economic contribution of the nation’s winter sports industry by as much as about $2 billion a year, a new study says. The report released by the Natural ...


Judge blocks Jensen cremations

By Paul Shockley

Mesa County District Judge Thomas Deister on Thursday granted an emergency injunction to block plans to cremate the bodies of Tyler and William Jensen, now in the care of a Grand Junction funeral home. The judge, however, said the boys’ ...

Explosion shakes 23rd Street home

By Charles Ashby

Two Grand Junction residents sustained minor injuries Thursday when an explosion went off in their 23rd Street home, according to local officials. A man and woman, whose identities were not released, sustained “non-life ...

Bicyclist, 63, killed in collision with truck

By Duffy Hayes

A bicyclist riding along Colorado Highway 92 in Delta Wednesday night was struck and killed by a pickup truck when he tried to cross the roadway, according to the Delta Police Department. The accident happened just before 8 p.m., near where ...


Massages to raise funds for Redlands 6th-grader with cancer

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A fundraiser this afternoon in the Redlands Middle School cafeteria will offer massage for a cause. Between 3:30 and 6 p.m., Journey for Wellness practitioners Keith Frates and Jill Whinnery will provide 10-minute chair massages, and ...


Two sides sharply split on forest oil

By Dennis Webb

Conservation groups say the U.S. Forest Service should halt additional oil and gas leasing in the White River National Forest. According to industry representatives, a proposed oil and gas plan for the forest would virtually do just ...

Remains of Jensen boys sought by grandmother

By Paul Shockley

Tyler and William Jensen should be buried next to their father in Palisade, the boys’ grandmother said through her attorney in a court filing. “Given the suspicious circumstances of the deaths of William and Tyler Jensen, the ...

Deadline Friday for patients on Medicare

By Staff

Friday is the deadline for people enrolled in Medicare to review or change their plans. Medicare’s annual enrollment period, Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, is an opportunity for people who have already enrolled in Medicare to review their ...

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