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Rifle city official hopes new law expands range of electric cars

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — Behind the wheel of an electric, three-wheeled ZAP! Xebra vehicle, Mike Braaten cruises the city streets of Rifle, comfortably holding his own with the gas-powered sedans, sport utility vehicles and trucks that share the ...

N.D. housing deficit forces builder to shelter workers in schoolhouse

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The owner of a Grand Junction construction company reached a deal with a small North Dakota town that will allow him to house his employees in a closed schoolhouse. The deal has an additional benefit for Terry Lorentzen: It offers a ...

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Pearl 70: DeVore

By Gretel Daugherty

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Pearl 70: Gilbert

By Gretel Daugherty

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Pearl 70: Anderson

By Gretel Daugherty

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GJ residents remember Pearl Harbor to atomic bomb

By Charles Ashby

Evie Smith wasn’t a sailor, soldier, nurse or even a Rosie the riveter. Seventy years ago, the Hawaii native and now Grand Junction resident was a young 21-year-old who was spending a quiet Sunday morning innocently riding her horse on ...

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Profile: Quentin Pershing DeVore

By Staff

In October 1941, Gen. Douglas McArthur welcomed Quentin Pershing DeVore and the rest of the men in the 7th Material Squadron, 19th Bomb Group at what was then known as Clark Field on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. He had no idea that ...

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Profile: Jack Myers

By Staff

Months before the Japanese navy attacked Pearl Harbor, and America was propelled into the war, radio operator Jack Myers was already cruising the Atlantic seas. At the time, the heavy cruiser he served on, the USS Vincennes, was anchored out ...


Profile: Ernest Anderson

By Staff

Like so many others, Anderson saw his first combat in the worst possible place: Utah Beach on the Normandy peninsula on June 6, 1944, otherwise known as D-Day. “There was a greeting,” Anderson said, not trying to conceal his ...

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Profile: Art Gilbert

By Staff

Gilbert was seconds away from boarding a ship to join Gen. George S. Patton’s forces in the Africa campaigns in the early part of the war against the Third Reich when he was pulled aside and reassigned to get training as an ...

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