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Colorado Mesa University to keep pedaling for cycling race over monument

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Colorado Mesa University is still hoping to persuade Colorado National Monument officials that it can conduct a bicycling race on the monument with minimal effect on other visitors. The interim superintendent of the monument last month ruled ...

Movie theater’s success attracts GarCo funding

By Dennis Webb

A new movie theater is reeling in economic benefits for the city of Rifle, and a group that helped bring it to town has received additional funding to continue working on economic development in the region. Brenden Theatre opened its Rifle ...

Simpson tickets available

By Staff

A few remaining tickets to a luncheon speech Monday by former U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson, R-Wyo., at Colorado Mesa University will be available after 8 a.m. Monday. Simpson, who served two terms in the Senate, was one of two co-chairmen of the ...

Coal train derails in De Beque canyon

By Paul Shockley

A 104-car Union Pacific train was parked Saturday night in De Beque Canyon after derailing. The train, loaded wth coal from West Elk Mine in Arco and bound for Kentucky, was halted at 5:50 p.m. when one of its cars went off the rails, Union ...

Man shoots self while searching for prowler

By Paul Shockley

A Fruitvale man is recovering after accidentally shooting himself with a semi-automatic handgun while looking for a possible prowler around his home early Monday, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department said. Deputies were called around ...

Paonia makes magazine as top 20 ‘fantasy town’

By Paul Shockley

If you love the view and vino, Paonia may be your fantasy. That’s according to the editors of Sunset magazine. Paonia was ranked by the magazine among the world’s top 20 “fantasy towns,” for prospective movers ...


Woman carries out calling to create house of prayer

By Rachel Sauer

The small group sat near the large front window, soft gray light filtering in from the cloudy morning. They sat in a circle, because there’s unity in that, and closed their eyes in silent communion for a minute or ...

Bill to end criminal-libel law gets initial OK

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado Senate gave preliminary approval Friday to a bill to do away with the state’s 130-year-old criminal libel law. Sen. Greg Brophy, who introduced the measure, said that in the days of Facebook postings and Twitter messages, ...


Judge tosses suit in alleged rape by cop

By Paul Shockley

A federal judge Thursday dismissed a lawsuit by a woman who claimed Grand Junction city officials shared liability for the woman’s alleged rape by a Grand Junction Police Department officer in 2009. U.S. District Judge Marcia Krieger ...


Student close to meeting goal for school defibrillators

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Grand Junction High School sophomore Robert Harrison is close to achieving his goal of placing Automated External Defibrillator devices in all four traditional high schools in the Grand Valley. Local organization ARVD Heart for Hope donated ...

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