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Briefs, March 24, 2010

By Staff

Kiwanis Golden K Club dinner tonight Homemade chili, potato soup, tossed salad, drinks and homemade brownies are on the menu for the annual dinner of the Kiwanis Golden K Club of Grand Junction at 5:45 p.m. today at Redlands Middle School, ...


Trial under way for man in son’s death

By Amy Hamilton

It’s not under dispute that Allen Grabe shot and killed his 13-year-old son, Jacob Grabe, at his family’s Pear Park home the night of Sept. 11, 2008. What jurors in the trial of Allen Grabe will have to determine is whether the ...


Schools get ENERGY STAR qualification

By Emily Shockley

More than half of School District 51 buildings now carry the energy-efficient ENERGY STAR label. The district’s newest ENERGY STAR elementary schools are: Broadway, Chipeta, Dos Rios, Dual Immersion Academy, Lincoln Orchard Mesa, Loma, ...


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Girl hopes artwork will be on race car

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The Grand Junction community is revved up over a custom NASCAR racer designed by 10-year-old Niki Lester. She designed the graphics for a NASCAR prototype as part of an online contest sponsored by Toyota Racing. Her car design features ...


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Fifth-graders off to state competition

By Emily Shockley

Lincoln Orchard Mesa Elementary School fifth-graders Jenna Leasure, Cora Lemon, Tyler Nelson, Joe Osborn and Chanell Walker are headed to Denver to show off their robot. The students, who have been together since first grade working on ...


Work begins to repair I-70 after rockfall

By Dennis Webb

Permanent repairs began Monday on damage from a rockfall incident that closed Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon for several days. Flatiron Construction Corp. will be doing the work at an estimated cost of $860,000. The total cost from the ...


Senate OKs diversion of private-land rafter bill to study group

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A measure that would have allowed rafters to float through private land but was sidetracked in committee and turned into a study has cleared the Colorado Senate. Although it’s headed back to the House so it can take final ...


Botanical Gardens expansion considered

By Emily Shockley

A new director and some new space may be headed to the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens at 641 Struthers Ave. Interim Director Elizabeth Neubauer said the gardens will interview a handful of candidates, all local, at the end of March. ...


Mesa County imposes yearlong moratorium on medical marijuana

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Mesa County on Monday imposed a yearlong moratorium on the growth, sale and distribution of medical marijuana in unincorporated areas of the county, giving officials time to study the county’s ability to regulate the ...


Many Medicare recipients will receive $250

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One of the main goals of the health care legislation approved by Congress was to bring younger people into the system, but many older people will see the most immediate effect. Tan lovers won’t be far behind, however, as the legislation ...


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