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Palisade band sweepstakes winner at Saturday’s festival

By Staff

Palisade High School was the sweepstakes winner Saturday at the Colorado West Marching Band Festival at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction. The competition brought bands and their color guards from all over the state, which first paraded ...


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Rollover in desert injures 3 males

By Rachel Sauer

Three males were injured Saturday evening when the Chevrolet Blazer they were riding in rolled several times on 27 1/4 Road, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. One of the men was injured seriously enough to be taken to ...


Clifton Elementary improves test scores

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Clifton Elementary is among 17 Colorado schools removed from federally required improvement plans this year because of improved test scores. Schools nationwide are required by the No Child Left Behind Act to create and follow improvement ...


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Cute pups at Expo come with own Cinderella endings

By Rachel Sauer

There is a scale of irresistible adorability, starting at especially cute cupcakes and rising through fuzzy caterpillars on the move, YouTube videos of sleepy kittens, red tricycles and that hippo who’s best friends with a tortoise. At ...


Montrose County, landowners must solve differences on property access, judge says

By William Woody

Gunnison Judge Steven Patrick determined Friday that attorneys representing both the Montrose County Commission and landowners on the West End need to work out a solution in the coming weeks to allow county-hired engineers and surveyors access ...


Proposed reservoirs to provide for boom in metal-rich West End

By William Woody

Montrose County officials are banking on the West End of Montrose County becoming the epicenter of rare-earth mineral production in the United States within 50 years. To support this mining resurrection, the county is planning a massive ...


Great Outdoors Colorado to have retreat in Junction

By Staff

The Great Outdoors Colorado board will hold its annual retreat in Grand Junction this weekend. The 17-member panel, which invests nearly $60 million a year in Colorado Lottery funds to outdoor projects, will discuss a variety of issues, ...


Junction, Fruita back school tax measure

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Grand Junction and Fruita city councils became the latest local agencies this week to publicly support School District 51’s proposed mill levy override. Fruita City Council members voted 5–1 Tuesday night to back Referred Measure ...


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Fruita veterinary hospital invites public to tour its expanded facility at open house

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Arrowhead Veterinary Hospital completed an expansion of its facility about a year ago so it could better serve small animals. Now the Fruita veterinary clinic wants to offer the public a behind-the-scenes tour. Arrowhead hosts an open house ...


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50-year-old Montrose school is crumbling

By William Woody

MONTROSE — There is only one word to describe the condition of Columbine Middle School: crumbling. The foundation is shot, the roof needs replacement and the building’s 50-year-old windows do nothing to prevent winter air from ...


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