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Honor Flight reunion to mark Pearl Harbor day

By Charles Ashby

It was always about the veterans. When local residents got together and joined the national Honor Flight Network, it raised donations to fly hundreds of local veterans to Washington, D.C., for free. Though the flights are over, the honoring ...

Coroner IDs crash victims as Wyo. pair

By Paul Shockley

Speeding is being investigated as a factor in a Monday night crash on U.S. Highway 6&50 that killed the two occupants of a Buick sedan, the Colorado State Patrol said Tuesday. Scott Wall, 21, and Breanna Daniels, 20, both of Casper, Wyo., ...

Clifton bumping water rates; Ute Water hike may follow

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That tall swig of clear, Grand Valley water is going to cost a bit more for most consumers in 2012 than it does this year. Clifton Water District raised its rates effective Jan. 1, and the Ute Water Conservancy District, by far the Grand ...

Overnight low of 7 degrees ties record

By Staff

The Grand Valley tied a record low temperature early Tuesday. The mercury dipped to 7 degrees at Grand Junction Regional Airport just after 4 a.m. Tuesday, tying the record set in 1931. But don’t worry, one local meteorologist said, ...


District map for Congress finds approval

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The major-party candidates vying to represent Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District said they’re pleased with the way the map was drawn to represent most of the Western Slope and much of southern Colorado. The Colorado Supreme ...

Ex-teammates band together in wake of fire

By Nick Walter

Two months ago, Alicia Fritzlan and Melissa Williams split from the Grand Junction Roller Girls to form the Grand Valley Vixens and spark a crosstown rivalry in the hip-checking, elbow-swinging sport of roller derby. But a recent house fire ...

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Frack disclosure rule dissected at hearing

By Dennis Webb

For years and years, Tresi Houpt has heard the stories over and over. When she served as a Garfield County commissioner and member of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, residents repeatedly told her about dizziness, headaches, ...

Tipton: Billionaire’s land swap idea will have to be vetted by the public

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Any swap that would consolidate the Bear Ranch in the North Fork Valley would have to be vetted in public hearings, said U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo. “I would need public hearings to be held,” Tipton said of the swap, for which ...

Crash victims were bank’s employees

By Paul Shockley

Three of four people believed to have died in a small plane crash Saturday near Silverton were Durango-based employees of Alpine Bank of Colorado, the bank’s president said Monday. The three were bound for Glenwood Springs, then ...

Telemedicine helps Grand Junction patients connect with Denver docs

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Ryan Haddon is just a screen, camera and broadband connection away from his neurologist at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora. Six months ago, the 6-year-old from Grand Junction would have had to hop in the car for an eight-hour ...

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