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Retailers cash in as lease rates drop in Aspen

By Dennis Webb

ASPEN — Customers enjoying the moving-sale prices at Kali’s Denim in downtown Aspen can thank the sharp rent reductions landlords are offering retailers this spring. One of those reductions will let the Cooper Avenue store trade ...


One dead, two injured in separate traffic accidents

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A motorcyclist was killed and a second motorcyclist and a bicyclist were seriously injured Sunday in two separate accidents in remote areas of the Western Slope, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Troopers were dispatched to the first ...


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Deputy hit by two drivers ‘lucky to be alive’

By Paul Shockley

Wounded with a shattered leg on an icy bridge along Interstate 70, 32-year-old John Brownlee wasn’t sure why his thoughts turned to house chores. “I said something like, ‘I guess I’m not painting my house ...


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Salons collect hair to soak up oil at spill site

By Amy Hamilton

A constant news diet showing oil-soaked marine life and images of frustrated, out-of-work fisherman from the Gulf Coast is too much for some stylists at Grand Junction hair salons. Instead of clipping and tossing customers’ hair, ...


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Library to show its value

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The Mesa County Public Library District soon will launch what could be the most comprehensive marketing campaign in its history, an effort aimed at reaching new customers and portraying local branches as essential community places. Officials ...


Officials believe they have Japanese beetle population eradicated

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The destructive Japanese beetle appears to have been eradicated from the east end of the Grand Valley, but officials are setting traps this month and asking residents to be vigilant in case the pest shows up again. Officials with the Palisade ...


High-schoolers deal with cost of college

By Emily Shockley

High school graduation can mean gearing up for a big bill for those planning to attend college. A Junior Achievement/Allstate Foundation survey of 1,000 teens this February found 63 percent of 12- to 17-year-olds in the United States have ...


Work doesn’t end at graduation for 30 enrolled in elite program

By Melinda Mawdsley

Pretend your senior year wasn’t over even after you received your diploma. Some might think that a bummer, but for a select few Palisade High School students, that’s their reality. At 8:30 on the morning after they graduate from ...


Some degrees better in the rough economy

By Emily Shockley

In a county where nearly one in 10 working-age residents is looking for work, getting hired may seem a daunting task for Mesa State College’s class of 2010. An open invitation to the job of one’s choice is a rare gem anywhere in ...


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Hislop, Scott get GOP spots on District 54 primary ballot

By Charles Ashby

Bob Hislop and Ray Scott will be on the Republican Party’s primary ballot in August, but a third candidate in the race won’t. Hislop, 66, earned top line on the ballot when he won 57 of the 100 delegates at the House District 54 ...


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