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042311 World race

Drivers reviving round-the-world race of 1908 pause in Grand Junction

By Rachel Sauer

When things are going well — when the wheels are turning and the sun’s shining and the wind’s at your back — the joy of an open road is exquisite. It represents freedom and possibility, the notion that something ...

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Bibles in the saddlebags

By Rachel Sauer

Somewhere along the road to the horizon, the route passed through the front doors of a church. It wound between rows of pews, and there it stayed. For centuries, it was: Sit still, eyes front, no talking, pass the plate, stand, kneel, sing, ...

Parole board up for its own review

By Charles Ashby

Sen. Steve King and a bipartisan group of legislators are hoping to remake the Colorado Parole Board. Under a bill the Grand Junction Republican introduced last week, all seven members of the panel that determines who gets early release from ...

Montrose soup kitchen finds more space

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Christ Kitchen, a faith-based nonprofit organization that serves free meals to homeless, low-income and senior citizens will move to a new location May 2. The organization is renovating a former restaurant building at 2305 S. ...

Airport maintains gift shop lease with current operator

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A family who has run the gift shop and concessions inside Grand Junction Regional Airport for more than 40 years will extend its longevity at the airport for at least another five years. The airport’s governing board this week ...

Western Slope, Denver near agreement on water deal

By Dennis Webb

A pending deal five years in the making and involving nearly 30 parties seeks to ensure Denver Water’s ability to divert additional Colorado River water while helping resolve Western Slope concerns. The agreement is expected to require ...

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Dollars for child-care assistance drying up

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Low-income families long have been able to rely on a federal program that provided them cash to help pay for child care, enabling parents to hold down a job, seek work or go back to school. But a steady decline in program funding, coupled ...

Dems to describe their own vision for redistricting of state

By Charles Ashby

Senate Democrats plan to introduce their own congressional district map next week, saying a bipartisan panel looking at doing that has fulfilled its obligations. Sen. Rollie Heath, D-Boulder and co-chairman of the Joint Select Committee on ...

Search for gas yields oil instead

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Oil is trickling into a southeast Mesa County well that was drilled to explore the potential of the region below Grand Mesa for natural gas. The well, drilled east of Whitewater by Fram Operating LLC, hit oil in June and has produced about ...

Sheriff upholds deputy’s dismissal

By Paul Shockley

The dismissal of a Mesa County Sheriff’s Department deputy, who had been under investigation for code-enforcement violations at his home, has been upheld by Sheriff Stan Hilkey. Hilkey denied an appeal for reinstatement by former deputy ...

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