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042611 Downtown fire

Fire at hotel building site out quickly

By Paul Shockley

A discarded cigarette started a fire that caused about $20,000 in damage at a hotel construction site downtown, the Grand Junction Fire Department said. Firefighters were called just before 7 a.m. and found trash burning in a narrow alleyway ...

Panel OKs stripping adultery law from books

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Offering your apartment so a friend can cheat on his or her spouse would no longer be a crime under a bill approved in a Senate committee Tuesday. When Sen. Pat Steadman discovered such matters were still on the state’s ...

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Economic partnership to look for new leader; Driggers to step down

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The Grand Junction Economic Partnership is looking for a new executive to lead its efforts to attract business to the Grand Valley. CEO Ann Driggers said Tuesday she is stepping down to pursue other opportunities. Her departure leaves the ...

042711 2A Central speech te

12 heading to speech, debate nationals

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A dozen students from School District 51 will compete in the National Forensic Leagues national tournament June 13–18 in Dallas. Central High School qualified the most local students for the national tournament. The school will send ...

Bill sets up business training for judges

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — If the state’s judges knew more how businesses operate, they could do a better job ruling in business matters, a state lawmaker says. That’s why Rep. Mark Waller, R-Colorado Springs, wants to use $500,000 from the ...

UPDATE: Bobby’s Birthday Bash secures fairgrounds use license

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UPDATE 10:35 AM: Bobby’s Birthday Bash could move to fairgrounds Mesa County Commissioners unanimously approved a use license* for Bobby’s Birthday Bash to be held at the Mesa County Fairgrounds, instead of Loma, where promoter ...

Weather Service issues freeze warning

By Amy Hamilton

Hold that trowel and keep the plants inside. Just when you thought it was safe to plant that garden, the weather has its own ideas. A freeze warning is in effect for midnight Tuesday to 9 a.m. Wednesday, with temperatures threatening to dip ...

041411 Judgment Day

Sitting in judgment? May 21 your day

By Amy Hamilton

The end of days is coming soon, in 25 days to be exact, according to two billboards in Grand Junction. A media campaign that has traveled the world to announce that Judgment Day will be May 21 has caught the attention of more than a few Grand ...

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Japanese students immerse themselves in American culture at Clifton school

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It has been Kanako Horie’s dream to study in America since she first heard her mother speak English. “I thought it was so cool,” Horie said. The 16-year-old’s dream came true last fall when she arrived at Christian ...

042211 Mesa Land Trust

Fruitlands Forever protects Palisade farms

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Bruce Talbott is a fifth-generation Palisade fruit grower, his surname synonymous with the Grand Valley’s renowned fruit industry. He’d like for his children to be the sixth generation to carry on with the business. It’s ...

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