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Scholarships, May 9, 2011

By Staff

Junction High students are finalists Grand Junction High School students are finalists in the third annual Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge. Twenty-four high school teams, one from each state in the competition, will go to the final ...

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Sheepdogs scamper during Hotchkiss trials

By William Woody

HOTCHKISS — Dozens of border collies and their handlers were tested in timed competition Saturday during the eighth annual Hotchkiss Sheep Camp Stock Dog Trials in Hotchkiss. Handlers had 10 minutes each to command their dogs to steer a ...

Redistricting big loose end for Legislature

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Three days remain in the 2011 legislative session, and one of the biggest things left to do is to decide how the state’s congressional districts should look for the next decade. But whether Democrats and Republicans can ...

Low and slow cruise to nowhere

By Rachel Sauer

It’s impossible to look at these cars and not hear the song. Maybe it’s faint, stirring in the quieter corners of admiration, but it’s there. All. My. Friends. Know the lowrider. So, you’re be-bopping along, casting ...

Court upholds conviction of molester

By Paul Shockley

The Colorado Court of Appeals last week announced it upheld sex-assault convictions against a former Palisade Police Department officer. Patrick L. Casey, 54, was sentenced by District Judge Valerie Robison to serve 27 life terms in prison ...

Young kite-fliers experience capricious moods of Mother Nature

By Rachel Sauer

In poems and whimsical stories, a teasing breeze is generally a good thing. Isn’t it charming! How sprightly and ticklish! In real life, it’s not cute. It’s annoying. Especially if kites are involved. A breeze kicks in, and ...

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Diesel makes dent

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Like a spread-out root system, the price of diesel permeates modern life and culture, figuring into the manufacture and pricing for a wide range of consumer products that include other fuels, fertilizer, food, even flagstone. “It might ...

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Montrose will build third fire station

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The Montrose Fire Protection District broke ground on a third fire station Friday with hopes of reducing response times for rural residents living west of the city. The 8,000-square-foot facility being built at 62840 Spring ...


Sex assault suspect arrested in Denver area

By Paul Shockley

A man wanted in connection with a sexual assault last summer was arrested Wednesday. Alvin James Myers, 35, was booked Wednesday into Mesa County Jail on an arrest warrant on suspicion of sexual assault. Mesa County Sheriff’s ...

Hospital litigation in judge’s hands

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Montrose Memorial Hospital’s chief executive officer testified Friday a leasing of the facility last October to a new, nonprofit corporation was critical in protecting the facility and its assets. CEO David Hample said ...

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