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Palisade questions bed and breakfasts’ lower tax revenue

By Duffy Hayes

Revenue from the 2 percent lodging tax the town of Palisade collects from its bed and breakfasts has been essentially flat for the third year in a row, and officials are not sure why. They are hoping to open the lines of communication with ...


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Dewey case inspires German songwriter

By Paul Shockley

German singer, songwriter and guitarist Nikko Moss was unimpressed with a diet of Yahoo news headlines May 2, which Moss recalled as a collection of “banal articles about baby bumps and fashion trends.” But one story she read that ...


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Ramping up for big ride

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A mountain-bike race in the shadow of Colorado National Monument will give the Grand Valley a much-needed early fall tourism boost and ramp up its red-rock visibility among followers of the sport. Local officials and Arizona-based Epic Rides ...


Water agreement close to done deal

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A year and a half after it was first rolled out, the Colorado River Cooperative Agreement has the approval — though not necessarily the signatures — needed to be put in place. The agreement, which must be signed by all affected ...


Redesign plan of Highway 6 in Palisade will debut today

By Duffy Hayes

A planning process that began at the start of the year — to redevelop the U.S. Highway 6/Eighth Street corridor from Palisade High School to the river — is closing in on a presentation to the town board. An open house to present ...


Defunct Hostess leaves local distributor without job

By Duffy Hayes

Pop culture was seemingly obsessed, and comically consumed, with the recent news that Hostess Brands — makers of snack-food icons such as Twinkies, Ho Hos and Ding Dongs — would be closing after more than 80 years in ...


Fruita complies with ‘ridiculous requirement’ for grant funds

By Duffy Hayes

A resolution passed last week by the Fruita City Council prohibits the use of excessive force by law enforcement in non-violent civil rights demonstrations. In reality, the council complied with what City Manager Clint Kinney called “a ...


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Men grow facial hair for cause, have further incentive to shave

By Amy Hamilton

You’re not mistaken if you’ve been noticing more than a few men sporting a little stubble on their faces, or a bit of bristle underneath their noses. Those mustaches aren’t likely the result of men sleeping in too late or ...


High private insurance costs, excessive ER use plague Mesa County

By Staff

Grand Junction’s frugal Medicare spending grabbed national headlines and spawned a PBS documentary. 
But a study by health care and benefits consulting firm Milliman Inc. indicates that commercial insurance providers are paying a ...


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Holiday art of chocolate on display in Palisade

By Rachel Sauer

Art, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. A bold sweep of scarlet across a canvas, the delicate curve of a pottery urn, myriad surprising angles of copper sculpture. A rainbow of woven fibers. A vivid landscape. A pretzel dipped in ...


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