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Naturita library to receive national award

By Staff

The Institute of Museum and Library Sciences selected the Naturita Community Library as one of 10 recipients of this year’s National Medal for Museum and Library Service. Officials will accept the award at a ceremony in Washington, ...

Mesa County election officials brace for long day

By Duffy Hayes

Mesa County elections officials are gearing up for a long day today, staffing 10 local vote centers across the county with about 200 additional people to facilitate vote counting and organization on the big day. Election Day workers will ...


Mortgage payoffs jump in county

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Mesa County experienced a 21.6 percent bump year-over-year in the number of mortgage loans completed in the third quarter of 2012. Mortgages can be completed in three ways: a home sale, a mortgage loan refinance or the successful payoff of a ...


Second woman comes forward against ex-cop facing trial for sexual assault

By Paul Shockley

A woman who would potentially be a new witness in the sex-assault trial of a former Grand Junction police officer would testify about alleged sexual advances by the officer while he was on duty, and when she was underage in 2003 and 2004, ...

Walking, biking trails summit set for March

By Lory Pounder

Ideally, someone could hop on his or her bike and ride safely to and from anywhere in the Grand Valley, say bike enthusiasts who are organizing an upcoming conference about trails. They are taking a holistic approach to the topic, engaging in ...


Past 3 months mark extra-dry spell

By Duffy Hayes

If three months constitutes a cycle, in terms of the weather, then the data collected by area weather-watchers for October show the region wrapped up a dry and warm one over the past few months. The .29 inch of precipitation measured near ...

State steps into well-road dispute between Encana, Rifle-area man

By Dennis Webb

A Rifle-area man says he is surprised and pleased that state oil and gas regulators have cited Encana USA for alleged stormwater violations in connection with an access road to a well pad. Thomas Thompson said the notice of alleged violation ...


Greenhouse effect on students

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Students in Ryan Hudson’s Greenhouse and Landscape Management class have more to lose than a lesson if they skip class. Each student invests $5 per share in up to four shares in a greenhouse cooperative as part of the class at Fruita ...


Couple marks modest beginning 40 years richer

By Rachel Sauer

On that afternoon 40 years ago, she was in buttercup yellow and he was in a tuxedo only the ‘70s could have produced. She wore a wreath of flowers on her glossy chestnut hair, he wore a goofy, euphoric grin. They were young and they ...


Racers show off their athletes with wings

By Rachel Sauer

For the record, Steven Bowen doesn’t like the pigeons in the park, either. They’re just ... lazy, freeloading and hassling the picnic. They’re nothing like the sleek beauties on display Saturday morning, with their clear, ...

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