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040810 Intervention

Students show improvement after learning interventions

By Emily Shockley

School District 51 will spend more than $950,000 on academic interventions in various subjects this academic year. The investment has given nearly 3,000 local students per month extra help when struggling with a subject. More than ...


Fast Eddy’s bar shuttered

By Paul Shockley

Doors were locked Monday at a nearly decade-old bar off North Avenue, and a city official said the ownership has communicated its intent to close for good. Grand Junction city spokeswoman Sam Rainguet said the owners of Fast Eddy’s ...


Denver Water crosses divide to tap its next chief executive

By Dennis Webb

The next head of Denver’s water utility will bring a Western Slope perspective to the job. Denver Water has reached across the Continental Divide to select Glenwood Springs attorney Jim Lochhead as its next manager and chief executive ...


City transfers employees after trimming departments

By Emily Shockley

Twelve city of Grand Junction employees have lost their jobs since the start of 2009,  but they are still working for the city. When their jobs in administration, public works and planning, and neighborhood services became superfluous ...


041210 3A Fruita Coop

Grain silo sprouts 2nd life as billboard

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For decades, the Co-op grain elevator has been a Fruita landmark, a rural skyscraper that has been a symbol of this city’s agricultural roots. Those roots still run deep, but soon the tallest structure will serve as an advertising ...


De Beque teen dies in rollover

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A De Beque teenager was killed and two other teens were injured in a rollover accident near De Beque late Saturday night that authorities said was caused in part by mud covering the truck’s headlights. James E. Jack, 18, was pronounced ...


040810 Home garden 4

Lawn removed to make way for massive garden

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

A lush, green lawn doesn’t appeal to Karen Green. She’s more concerned with the “green” an abundant garden can save by feeding her family. Green has done away with the traditional yard and replaced her landscaping with ...


ditch burning 041210

Canals unclogged during burn season

By Amy Hamilton

Little seems to get residents fired up more than the smoke and smell of an agricultural burn. But burning off weeds along ditch banks is one way the Grand Valley Drainage District ensures that excess irrigation water heads back to the ...


Social worker honored for lifetime achievement

By Staff

The Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers recently presented a lifetime achievement award to Grand Junction’s Maynard Hesselbarth at a reception in Denver. Hesselbarth was nominated by Wendy Tompkins, who cited ...


Hanging Lake Trail to close for 3 months

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Hanging Lake Trail, one of the most popular hiking trails in western Colorado, will be closed for three months beginning next month as the U.S. Forest Service undertakes a number of trail reconstruction and maintenance projects. The 1.2-mile ...


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