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Hire standards: Employers picky

By Emily Shockley

About 10 people stroll into Finish Line at Mesa Mall every day searching for a job, according to General Manager Rickie Harris. Some applicants walk into the store in ripped jeans and wrinkled shirts. Others wear suits and have earned ...


Death notices: May 2, 2010

By Staff

John Reese “Jack” Ellis, 91, died Dec. 4, 2009. Services will be at 1 p.m. May 10 at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery. James Frederick Litton, II., 62, Crawford, died April 28, 2010, in Delta. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. ...


Apricots safe, but growers still worry about cold weather

By Amy Hamilton

David Morton of Palisade was ready for some well-earned sleep Saturday night after working the previous two nights to keep his farm’s precious apricot blooms from freezing. Low temperatures were expected to be around 35 degrees Saturday ...


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27th Cinco de Mayo festival has big turnout

By Amy Hamilton

With plumes of peacock feathers on their heads and decked in shiny, gold-embroidered costumes, members of the dance troupe Ihuicatl awed audiences by moving to ancient Aztec rhythms Saturday at the annual Cinco de Mayo festival. The group ...


Rifle part of pilot sustainable-downtowns initiative

By Dennis Webb

The state of Colorado has selected Rifle as one of four pilot communities that will participate in a new program aimed at benefiting downtowns. Gov. Bill Ritter announced the city will join Fowler, Monte Vista and Denver’s Five Points ...


You said it: May 2, 2010

By Staff

Thank you to the JUCO committee for not raising the JUCO season passes this year. Also, thank you very much for bringing the buses back. It is really a convenience as parking at Lincoln Park is so limited. OK, OK! Now I love animals as much ...


Police blotter: May 2, 2010

By Staff

Unusual scam reported Deputies took a report Friday about what may be one of the more unusual scams they’ve encountered, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. A woman who lives in the 100 block of 29 Road reported ...


Bowie seeks coal lease expansion

By Dennis Webb

The owner of the Bowie No. 2 Mine near Paonia is seeking to expand the mine by 160 acres. Bowie Resources LLC has applied to the Bureau of Land Management’s Uncompahgre Field Office to add the acreage to its existing federal coal ...


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Meth Project rolls into Central High

By Paul Shockley

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers will be on hand Monday in Grand Junction as officials launch a new wave of advertising warning teenagers against the use of methamphetamine. The nonprofit Colorado Meth Project, which marks its first ...


Senate OKs bill to lower rates on payday loans

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Although it’s watered down from the version that left the Colorado House last month, a measure to lower interest rates for payday lenders narrowly won approval in the Senate on Friday. Instead of a 45 percent cap on the ...


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