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Saturday was 13th red-flag-warning day of this year

By Rachel Sauer

Not to succumb to superstition or anything, but: the Grand Valley had its 13th red flag warning of 2012 on Saturday. So, if you ended the day with about a pound of dust in your eyes and that disgruntled feeling that follows being ...


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Hearkening to not-so-simple time

By Rachel Sauer

Chores that today take minutes could have, in the early 1900s, taken hours. Want to take a bath? Make the soap, make the towels and boil the water first. Want some delicious dessert? Grow the apples, mill the flour, milk the cow, make the ...


Key legislation hangs in wind as time wanes

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Gov John Hickenlooper repeated himself Friday. “Every person in this state should have the same legal rights,” the governor said, referring to the civil union bill to give same-sex couples similar rights as married ...


For The Record, May 5, 2012

By Staff

MARRIAGES Kyle Wayne Beaittie and Annmarie Rose Foster, April 24. Mikhail Allen Blosser and Natasha Jaelynn Lopez, April 25. Ernest Shane Blossom and Dusty Cheri Willard, April 30. Andrew Willam Carstens and Jessica Ann Leisten, April ...


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More District 51 students choosing schools

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Jessica Downing-Ford knew the first time she visited Scenic Elementary it was where she wanted to send her son to school. Despite living downtown in Chipeta Elementary’s attendance boundaries, Downing-Ford’s son, Elijah, is about ...


Report: Colorado River provides huge economic boost

By Matthew Berger

The Colorado River would be the 19th-largest employer in the United States if it were a business, according to a new report. But cutbacks could be imminent if actions are not taken to ensure enough water remains in the river, its authors ...


BLM frack disclosure proposal similar to Colorado’s regulation

By Dennis Webb

Following the lead of Colorado and some other states, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Friday unveiled a proposal to require public disclosure of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells on public and Indian lands. In ...


Senior services could receive boost from plan

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Seniors who need help with meals or other services could see a new funding source for those programs under a bill approved in a Senate committee Friday. As part of a bill to reinstate dental care services to the elderly, an ...


Woman avoids prison in welfare fraud

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A Grand Junction woman has been sentenced to 12 years on probation for defrauding the Mesa County Department of Human Services of more than $41,000 in welfare benefits. Mesa County District Judge Valerie Robison also disqualified 29-year-old ...


Chicken Mike for president

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

In another cheep bid for attention, the city of Fruita has announced that Mike the Headless Chicken is running as a write-in candidate in the November presidential election. Mike, the world-famous mascot of Fruita, kicked off his campaign ...


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