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Science kits help D51 kids get hands-on

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A partnership between School District 51 and the John McConnell Math & Science Center of Western Colorado is helping local elementary students get in touch with science. Literally. The center will spend $47,000 to $48,000 this year ...


Victim: Husband innocent in stabbing

By Paul Shockley

A woman who was allegedly stabbed in the head by her husband Tuesday night told a judge and Mesa County’s top prosecutor that police arrested the wrong man, while claiming she knows the real attacker. “Jesus is not the one who ...


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No prison 
for teen
 who killed 
mom’s dog

By Paul Shockley

A Mesa County judge shunned a prison sentence in the case of a man who admitted torturing and killing his mother’s dog, saying prison would be the “least impactful” outcome in the high-profile case of Joseph Nelson. District ...


Man sentenced to 22 years in hatchet murder

By Paul Shockley

A man who killed another man with at least 48 blows from a hatchet during a fight at a Grand Junction river encampment was sentenced Wednesday to serve 22 years in prison. Daniel Scott Warner, 48, could have received anywhere from 16 to 26 ...


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Thunder Mountain parent pleads for crossing guard

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After months of pleading for a crossing guard near Thunder Mountain Elementary School, parent Joee Stephan was pleased to see a guard ushering student walkers across F 1/2 Road this fall west of the school at 30 1/2 Road. Down the street, ...


School funds resolution softened

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After some tweaking, District 51’s School Board on Tuesday became the 11th district board of education in the state to adopt a resolution urging Colorado lawmakers to spend the 2013 legislative session searching for education ...


Company lays out refinery plans at oil shale meeting

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GOLDEN ­— A company experimenting with oil shale is planning to begin production on private land in Utah in 2020,  while two companies working on shale in Colorado are making slower progress. Enefit American Oil, an ...


Mesa County Commission District 3: Edwards speaks mind about museum, fairgrounds

By Duffy Hayes

Dave Edwards moved to Mesa County in 2008, and you get the feeling his public service as trustee and mayor pro-tem of the town of Palisade is a genuine effort at making the area a better place for people of all stripes to call home. The ...


Mesa County Commission District 3: Pugliese emphasizes business environment

By Duffy Hayes

At 34, Rose Pugliese has passed bar exams in four states, settled with her family in the Palisade area and started a successful legal business, thrust herself into a thorny national debate, ran and lost for the local school board, and been an ...


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Magazine chooses Fruita as backdrop for special tech edition

By Duffy Hayes

Pick up any issue of Bike Magazine and check out the adrenalized photography and passionate storytelling. You’d be hard-pressed not to be inspired to hop on your mountain bike and hit the trail. Or hop a plane, your bike in tow. Each ...


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