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Parents surveyed on what leads to teen pregnancy

By Staff

A lack of parental involvement is the greatest contributing factor to teen pregnancy in Mesa County, according to parents who responded to an online survey recently conducted by the Mesa County Health Department. The survey, to which 126 ...


District debuts online school

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About 120 students attended the first day of school Wednesday at School District 51 without leaving home. Students of Grande River Virtual Academy, District 51’s first online school for kindergarten through 12th-grade students, use ...

Fruita panel will weigh lifting of tax limits again

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The Fruita City Council has appointed a citizens committee to study the effects of the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights on the city and recommend whether to ask voters to approve a revenue-retention measure next year. Since voters in 1992 ...

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Hardened competitors celebrate mining heritage

By William Woody

OURAY — The mining of gold, silver, lead and copper transformed the small town of Ouray into one of the richest places on Earth a century ago. On Saturday, the town’s mining heritage was celebrated during the fourth annual ...

Suspect in infant’s death accused of stealing from needy

By Paul Shockley

A man who remains under investigation in the death of his infant son burglarized his own office at the Mesa County Workforce Center, stole hundreds of dollars in cash and vouchers intended for needy parents and stole a company van in June, ...

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Ridgway boy gets hero’s welcome home

By William Woody

RIDGWAY — Seven-year-old Maximus “Max” Schuetz is a firefighter, a cowboy, and just about any character that requires a cape. On Saturday, in front of friends and family, he was honored for his latest and greatest role: ...

Traffic Alert, Aug. 28, 2011

By Staff

The following road closure and maintenance project may impact traffic this week: Fruitvale sewer line replacement: Rood Avenue is closed between 14th and 17th streets Monday through Friday. Local traffic only. The road is open on weekends. ...

Montrose restaurants reopen

By Staff

MONTROSE — A pair of Montrose restaurants have reopened after the Colorado Department of Revenue closed them early last week. Damiano’s on Main, 1135 E. Main St., and Sushitini, 228 E. Main St., were forced to close Monday because ...


Buyers find treasures at auction of leftovers

By Melinda Mawdsley

A dirt lot seemed an unlikely place for Dylan Doudy to find happiness, but Saturday ended up being one of the best days ever for the Grand Junction youngster. On Saturday, Doudy got a new bicycle. Well, technically, the bicycle was not new. ...

Delta man suspected in 2 thefts at same store

By Melinda Mawdsley

A 27-year-old Delta man was issued a summons Wednesday on the suspicion that he stole from the same Grand Junction business he was suspected of stealing from the previous month, authorities said. Brandon Cook, 51728 Banner Road in Delta, was ...

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