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Artists provide backbeat for annual jazz festival

By Melinda Mawdsley

New Orleans it was not, but for one weekend downtown Grand Junction was immersed in art and jazz. The Downtown Grand Junction Art & Jazz Festival wrapped up Sunday afternoon with artists, musicians and fans of either — or both ...


Grants allow Palisade to plot community garden

By Melinda Mawdsley

Palisade is known for its summer bounty of edible products, making Sarah Brooks all the more excited for the town’s latest venture. Thanks to several grants and private donations, including a $500 grant from the Colorado Parks & ...

Science Monday, May 14, 2012

By Matthew Berger

Earlier blooming Palisade orchards might be sign of climate change It was already well-known that climate change was causing earlier springs and thus shifts in when plants produce new flowers and leaves, but a new study based on ...


1 dead, 1 hurt in I-70 crash near Palisade

By Melinda Mawdsley

One man was killed and another injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday evening on Interstate 70 near Palisade. About 6:30 p.m., emergency personnel were dispatched to milepost 42 on westbound I-70 for a two-vehicle crash that resulted in one of ...


Elbow room

By Amy Hamilton

During the busiest nights at the Homeward Bound homeless shelter, the cafeteria where folks have their dinner meal is transformed into sleeping quarters. Dishes are cleared away and tables are stacked against the walls. Out come the cots and ...


Tuition cost factor for graduates

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The thrill of getting into a desirable school couldn’t beat the sting of the price tag. Central High School senior Ashlun Huff-Mullin applied to six colleges this year, including Northwest Nazarene University in Idaho. It was flattering ...

Civil unions battle to resume at Capitol

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — It was supposed to be about jobs and the economy. Instead, this year’s legislative session was about power plays, partisan battles and a lot of shouting. And things aren’t expected to be much different when ...


Trooper got pay of $42,000, disability

By Paul Shockley

Colorado will pay State Patrol Trooper Ivan “Gene” Lawyer $41,903 in back pay after his trial acquittal and subsequent dismissal of criminal charges in the shooting death of Redlands resident Jason Kemp, according to the State ...

Traffic alert, May 13, 2012

By Staff

Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: ■ Street striping: City crews are striping streets for the next four weeks. Striping is done for the safety, guidance, and benefit of all vehicles on our ...


Mother, under self-hypnosis, gives birth to son a wee fast

By Rachel Sauer

Miranda Rice Richardson was ready. She’d waddled through her fourth wedding anniversary the day before, she’d eaten spicy food, she’d done everything she could think of to convince her small passenger to make an ...

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