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101810 3A Dual Immersion co

Students ask; city responds with help

By Amy Hamilton

It’s amazing what a personal plea can do. Students at Dual Immersion Academy, 552 A W. Main St., are finding this out after last year’s fifth-graders sent letters to members of the Grand Junction City Council, detailing their ...


Power plant closure leaves Palisade fire district short on funds

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Faced with the expected loss of 40 percent of its annual tax revenue, the Palisade Rural Fire Protection District is hoping its residents will look past the troubled local economy and approve a property tax increase next month. Without that ...


HONOR FLIGHT TEARS 100610 1

Honor Flight: 36 hours, a lifetime of memories

By Gretel Daugherty

Virgil Crabtree leaned against the white marble, his camera grasped in his gnarled hand. He gazed around the massive World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.‘s National Mall. “It’s so amazing,” the Iwo Jima survivor ...


Police investigate girl’s fall from vehicle near Fruita

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Authorities remained tight-lipped Sunday about a 17-year-old Fruita Monument High School student who was seriously injured after she fell from a moving vehicle north of Fruita. Mesa County sheriff’s spokeswoman Mary Gonzales said Sunday ...


Mesa County one of two Kids Voting blocs in state

By Emily Shockley

Mesa County has the longest-running Kids Voting program in Colorado. Until Denver recently opened an affiliate, it was the only Kids Voting program in the state. Martha Graf, executive director of Mesa County Kids Voting, attributes the ...


Government leaving Utah counties out of land talks, official says

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The U.S. Department of Justice and the Department of the Interior are negotiating with an environmental organization about how to manage public land in eastern Utah. County officials in the affected land, however, say they’ve been left ...


Kids need help getting to Special Olympics

By Dave Buchanan

This year, make your Christmas party really special by helping a young skier make it to the Colorado Special Olympics. The ninth annual Wine Among the Vines, a fundraiser for Colorado Discover Ability, will be 7–10 p.m. Nov. 5 at The ...


GJ attorney withdraws from Montrose DA’s case

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction attorney retained by 7th Judicial District Attorney Myrl Serra to fight criminal allegations has dropped the case. Attorney Stephan Schweissing said Saturday he filed a motion to withdraw from the matter after what he ...


101610 Bike park opens

Bikers flock to new Lunch Loop Park

By Paul Shockley

Jen Taylor built it, and they came Saturday. And in numbers nobody anticipated. By 9 a.m., the parking lot of Tabeguache trail head was over capacity. Cars lined the shoulder of both sides of Monument Road for roughly a quarter-mile as ...


Garfield voters will have chance to weigh in on medical pot issue

By Dennis Webb

Public sentiment in Garfield County toward Colorado’s burgeoning medical marijuana industry will be put to the test through three measures on this fall’s ballot. County commissioners this summer decided to ask voters whether ...


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