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Mesa County approves $1.36M contract for Molina road

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Mesa County commissioners on Monday awarded a $1.36 million contract to a Grand Junction construction company to rebuild what some consider a dangerous road and intersection near Molina on Grand Mesa. Roads leading to and away from the ...

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Palisade High School graduation, Part 2

By Staff

Bulldogs graduation ceremonies — May 17, 2010 Go back to PART 1  ...

Judge to parties: Settle or litigate shale lawsuits

By Dennis Webb

Nine is enough. That’s the message from a judge after the federal government requested a ninth delay in responding to two suits filed in January 2009 over Department of Interior actions on oil shale. Colorado U.S. District Court Judge ...

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Rose lovers are blue

By Amy Hamilton

It’s going to take some rose-colored glasses for Grand Valley gardeners to find some good news as they inspect their rose bushes this spring. A surprising and regrettable thing happened this winter as relentless cold weather locked the ...

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Feds take case of dumped dynamite

By Melinda Mawdsley

Federal authorities are looking into who purchased the approximately 16 pounds of dynamite found north of Loma. Investigators with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, or ATF, want to know who bought the dynamite, ...

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Museum donates stuffed specimens to Mesa State

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The Museum of Western Colorado’s collection of stuffed birds and small mammals has flown the coop to Mesa State College, where the animals, most of them frozen by taxidermy in lifelike poses, will be used by students and others. The ...

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Silbernagel at Sentinel: 30 years as observer, critic, commentator

By Laurena Mayne Davis

The week Bob Silbernagel’s byline first topped a story in The Daily Sentinel, the newspaper inked editorials protesting President Carter’s 10 cent a gallon fuel tax and condemning Russia’s invasion of Afghanistan as ...

Legislature had taste of medical pot, coal power

By Charles Ashby

The 2010 legislative session, which ended last week, was a busy one. Lawmakers created new regulations for medical marijuana, altered how teachers are evaluated, revamped how payday lenders operate, cut millions of dollars in state spending ...

Local lawmakers tackled natural gas issue, closing of Cameo plant

By Charles Ashby

Though they’re in the minority party, local lawmakers managed to get a measure or two through the Colorado Legislature during the 2010 session, which ended Wednesday. Sen. Josh Penry. R-Grand Junction, hopes to boost natural gas ...

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5th-graders will soak up water knowledge

By Melinda Mawdsley

In an effort to teach nearly 1,800 Grand Valley youth about water,  presenters with the 17th annual Children’s Water Festival will let area fifth-graders kiss a fish, hold a fire hose and see ice crystals form. Those activities ...

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