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Gratitude lifts spirit not just on Thanksgiving

By Rachel Sauer

The winter of 1620-1621 wasn’t especially harsh by New England standards, but scurvy and starvation and cholera made it nearly unbearable. Huddled aboard the small ship Mayflower where it was docked in the Massachusetts Bay, the ranks ...


Driver killed, four injured when car, truck collide

By Amy Hamilton

UPDATE: Wednesday, 4:45 p.m Rachel E. Counts, 19, of De Beque, has been identified as the deceased driver of a two-vehicle crash near De Beque, according to the Mesa County Coroner’s Office. Five other passengers were in the vehicle at ...


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Delta County woman shot, wounded; man arrested

By Amy Hamilton

A woman was shot in the abdomen, and a man was in police custody Tuesday night after a shooting in rural Delta County, according to Undersheriff Mark Taylor of the Delta County Sheriff’s Department The woman was conscious and speaking ...


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Arrest warrant issued in Moab ranger shooting

By Paul Shockley

An arrest warrant was issued Tuesday for the man suspected of shooting a park ranger near Moab on Friday. Lance Leeroy Arellano, 40, the focus of a manhunt entering its fifth day, is wanted on suspicion of attempted aggravated murder of Parks ...


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While many towns are cutting staffers, Palisade hires more

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For most communities statewide and in the Grand Valley, the slow crawl back from the recession means hiring freezes, furloughs and layoffs remain the norm. Palisade, though, is dusting off its help-wanted sign. The town next year plans to ...


Not many options exist for more money for District 51

By Emily Shockley

Getting more money for School District 51 as it faces potential cuts next year would take voter support, a change in funding policy, donations or a little luck in the grant application pool. When it comes to asking voters for a tax increase, ...


TSA: No holiday reprieve for airport pat-downs

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Aggressive pat-downs for air travelers who fail metal-detector or full-body examinations, or are selected at random, will go forward today and through the rest of the holiday season, the head of the Transportation Security Administration ...


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Jobless rate higher for 2nd month

By Emily Shockley

Mesa County’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate climbed one-tenth of a percentage point for the second consecutive month, tying the national average of 9.6 percent last month. Colorado’s unemployment rate reached its highest ...


Major storm pummels West Slope

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Hope you’re already where you want to be for Thanksgiving, because a nasty winter storm that blew into western Colorado overnight may otherwise throw a wrench in your travel plans. Blizzard and high-wind warnings are plastered across ...


Pat-down only option now in GJ for screening

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The full-body scanners that have aroused privacy fears in many American airports have yet to reach Grand Junction Regional Airport, but the other search technique, enhanced pat-downs, have. Pat-downs are used when travelers refuse to pass ...


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