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Novice competitor goes to world-class snow sculpting showdown

By Melinda Mawdsley

Tim Wedel had some childhood experience sculpting snow, but those winter days spent building snowmen, admittedly, did not prepare the Palisade man to compete against some of the best snow sculptors in the world. Fortunately, Wedel was not ...

$200,000 oil, gas fine cut to $20,000

By Dennis Webb

State regulators reduced a fine over violations at four Delta County oil and gas wells to one-tenth of its original $200,000 amount after the company involved asked that it be reconsidered. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission in ...

Handy Chapel congregation raising funds for restoration work on historic chapel house

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Handy Chapel congregation members are ready to complete work that began last spring on the church’s chapel house. HistoriCorps preservation volunteers replaced the house’s roof and stabilized its front porch during the first week ...

Driver arrested after parking accident at apartments

By Melinda Mawdsley

A 44-year-old Grand Junction woman was arrested after she crashed her vehicle into a gas meter and an apartment complex Saturday at 1240 Bookcliff Ave., according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Rennae Sanchez, address unknown, was ...

This Week in the Legislature

By Staff

Now that most of the agency briefings for legislative committees are completed, the House and Senate will start working on some of the 280 bills that have been introduced so far. n Today: The House Agriculture, Livestock & Natural ...

Offender runs afoul of officials’ correction policy

By Paul Shockley

Two ends of Mesa County’s justice system can’t see eye to eye about a son attending his father’s funeral. In the middle, 28-year-old Benjamin Casey Christ sits in jail. Ten days since it all started, Christ as of Thursday ...

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What’s going to the dogs? Owners focus on nutrition

By Amy Hamilton

You won’t find any Purina or Science Diet when 4-year-old Ginger, an Australian shepherd, digs into her dinner. Instead it’s chicken, lamb and elk or, lately, raw goat with a side of fruit and veggies. “She’s my baby, ...

Park status panel seeks comments on Colorado National Monument

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The committee studying whether to ask for an upgrade in status for Colorado National Monument to a national park is asking for public comment on the idea. “The interest level is very high,” said Warren Gore, co-chairman of the ...

Arrest made in Parachute area shooting

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Nathanael James Rice of Parachute was arrested Friday in connection with the death of a 30-year-old Battlement Mesa man. Rice, 26, of 187 Blackhawk Trail, was arrested and booked into the Garfield County Jail at about 4 p.m. Friday on ...


More hotel rooms help bring more customers downtown

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Two things happened in June that Grand Valley Books owner Margie Wilson believes helped bring more customers to her store at 350 Main St. First, the two-year construction project that renovated downtown Main Street was completed. Shortly ...

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