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Fruita FFA team headed to nationals

By {screen_name}

For the third time in five years, The Fruita chapter of Future Farmers of America is sending an auto mechanics team to the National FFA Expo & Convention. The four-man team of Acer Rodgers, 17, Jake Womack, 15, and James Womack, 18, all ...

Garfield Re-2 goes to 4-day school week

By Dennis Webb

Better-than-expected state funding hasn’t altered the Garfield County Re-2 School District’s plans to convert to a four-day school week next fall, and the district has settled on Friday as the day no classes will be held. The ...

Montrose graduation

Montrose graduates urged to pursue success; alumni give inspiration

By Amy Hamilton

A whopping 264 seniors graduated from Montrose High School on Sunday afternoon, a milestone event for students that packed the football stands with hundreds of adoring family members and loved ones. The ceremony, which honored some past ...


Rifle grads move on with laughs, purpose

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — Enjoy the successes, learn from the failures, learn something new each day, and laugh each day, Garfield Re-2 School District Superintendent Susan Birdsey advised Rifle High School 2012 graduates Sunday. “It makes a bad ...


Shining moment for Coal Ridge grads

By Dennis Webb

Sorry, sun. You were eclipsed by the Coal Ridge High School Class of 2012 Sunday night at their graduation east of Silt. “They’re brighter than the sun tonight, aren’t they?” Betty Collins gushed about the ...


A date for prom

By Rachel Sauer

One more spritz of sparkle spray, and you believe in magic. So, Nichole Biehle, 21, angled her face left, then angled it right, her unwavering eyes never leaving the reflection before her. Her long, hazlenut-brown hair was gathered into soft, ...

Tempers flare at GOP executive meeting

By Paul Shockley

A contentious May 9 executive board meeting of the Mesa County Republican Party saw the county’s elected assessor walk out after a fracas documented by the Grand Junction Police Department. Garry Brewer and his wife, Mesa County ...

cnm to park fix

Icelandic visitors: Park status would improve marketability for monument

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When Sif Gunnardsdottir and her husband, Omar Sigurbergson, approached Colorado National Monument last week, they had little idea what they were going to see. Like many American tourists, they were thinking that “some kind of ...


Monument-to-park issue reveals fear of feds

By The Daily Sentinel

Proposed as a way to make the most of a federally recognized treasure, the potential upgrade of Colorado National Monument to a national park is morphing into a new form: a tool to keep the federal government at bay. And make a few bucks at ...

Hickenlooper signs $55M bill for water projects

By Charles Ashby

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a $55 million water projects bill Saturday that had been caught up in the fray over civil unions during the final days of this year’s legislative session. The water bill was one of several measures that ...

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