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Forest Service ranger begins his new duties

By Staff

A veteran of four tours of duty in Afghanistan has taken over as U.S. Forest Service ranger in charge of the Grand Valley District. William “Bill” Edwards took charge this week at the Grand Junction office of the Grand Mesa, ...


12 new sculptures adorn downtown

By Charles Ashby

The Downtown Development Authority installed a dozen new sculptures Saturday as part of its Art on the Corner program. The new additions include works from 8-year-old Amyas Maestas and his grandfather, Huberto, a San Luis artist who already ...


Monument book takes top award

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An appreciation of the first century of Colorado National Monument captured a top honor Friday. “Monumental Majesty” was honored as the best anthology in the 21st annual Colorado Book Awards ceremony in Aspen. “Monumental ...

Judge sets aside plan for Roan drilling

By Dennis Webb

A federal judge has set aside the Bureau of Land Management’s plan leading to its leasing of 55,000 acres on the Roan Plateau outside Rifle for oil and gas development. “This ruling really gives the Roan a second lease on ...

Grand Junction ties 1971 record, hits 101 degrees

By Charles Ashby

Grand Junction saw its first 100-degree day of the year on Friday and tied a record doing it. The mercury soared to a sweltering 101 at Grand Junction Regional Airport at 4:22 p.m., tying a record set in 1971. “The thing is, as long as ...

Tipton under fire for changing vote

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U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., is under fire from his Democrat opponent for changing his vote on a proposed change to a bill sought by Rep. Ed Perlmutter, D-Golden. A Tipton spokesman said Tipton made an error in first voting for the motion ...


No deal in dog killing, judge says

By Paul Shockley

District Judge Richard Gurley suggested it was a bad deal. “I don’t feel it provides the court enough options,” Gurley told attorneys Friday, explaining his rejection of a proposed plea agreement in the case of 18-year-old ...


July Fourth shows in limbo

By Paul Shockley

Unprecedented wildfire danger has some western Colorado communities rethinking planned Fourth of July fireworks displays, as Glenwood Springs and Rifle on Thursday became the latest to cancel a show. Grand Junction’s annual July 4 ...


Police to crack down on fireworks

By Staff

Grand Junction residents can expect to see an increased police presence this Fourth of July as local authorities prepare to enforce the statewide fire ban. “We will have extra officers dedicated to fireworks complaints specifically, in ...

D51 gets energy award

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School District 51 is one of 44 U.S. school districts named an Energy Star Leaders Top Performer this year by the Energy Star program. Energy Star is a joint effort of the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency ...

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