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AARP book drive starts today

By Staff

AARP Colorado and Serve Colorado, the governor’s commission on community service, will begin collecting donations today for the second annual “Book on into Reading” book drive. The drive collects books for elementary school ...


School District 51 busing changes drive parents crazy

By {screen_name}

More than 1,000 School District 51 students will wake up for the first day of classes 
Monday and learn what it’s like to not ride a bus to school. The district eliminated 16 bus routes this year, each with an approximate average ...

to study downtown Fruita issues

By Duffy Hayes

Monday and Tuesday will be big days for the future of downtown Fruita. City staff are hosting a cadre of consultants called Downtown Colorado Inc., a group that will take an intensive look at the issues facing the downtown area and develop a ...


Festival of taste fills Palisade

By Melinda Mawdsley

The most difficult part of presenting an award-winning Palisade Peach Festival dish wasn’t actually making the food, at least not for Jessica Emilia. The most difficult part about participating in Saturday’s recipe contest was ...

Lawyer’s license to be eyed after confrontation

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction attorney accused of shoving a man during a child-custody exchange may face penalties against his law license. Roy K. Farber, 62, who practices at 115 N. Fifth St., Suite 301, was issued a summons on suspicion of misdemeanor ...

Traffic Alert, Aug. 19, 2012

By Staff

Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: ■ 2012 Interstate 70B Roadway Construction – Phase 2: The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Interstate Highway Construction, Inc. (IHC) continue ...


Cost per gallon of gas 
up by 36 cents
 across America

By Duffy Hayes

Wayne Hatch looked puzzlingly at the display on the gas pump as he tried to fill up at the Safeway on Horizon Drive on Friday. He cupped his hands over his eyes, fruitlessly pushed a series of buttons, and even quizzically looked around ...

Advocates post 
fake eviction 
notes on homes

By Lory Pounder

Community responses to fake eviction notices deeming one’s home unsanitary and dangerous have ranged from violent threats to sympathetic support. Occupy Grand Junction members created the notices when looking for “more radical and ...

Unemployment down slightly in July

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Unemployment dipped slightly from 9.5 percent in June to 9.3 percent in July in Mesa County, according to data released Friday by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. Colorado unemployment changed little as well, with the ...

Statewide DUI crackdown to last until Sept. 4

By Staff

More than 90 law enforcement agencies and the Colorado State Patrol have filed plans to increase driving under the influence patrols now through Sept. 4, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. The patrols, some of which will ...

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