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Political dirty laundry airing on billboards

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The political battle for hearts, minds and votes is being played out this summer in billboards around the Grand Valley. U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., is the focal point of two of them, one an attack ad, the other praising him. Another ...


Appleton marks 100 years

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Student transportation consisted of a train, a buggy, a horse or a student’s own two feet when Appleton School opened in 1911. The first- through 12th-grade institution at 2358 H Road was the first consolidated school in Colorado. It ...


School day uneventful after mystery malady

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — Several parents voiced more relief Monday to see their children return to Graham Mesa Elementary School than apprehension that the source of a mystery illness there never was determined. “We’re excited to have them ...


AIRPORT HANGER BREWER 09091

Airport-business tension: Tenants concerned about losing structures

By Amy Hamilton

Some general aviation tenants at Grand Junction Regional Airport are getting tense about their leaseholds at the airport. Tenants at Grand Junction’s airport rent land for 30 years at rates that are below fair market value because they ...


091211 In memory of Breiana

Girl victim of I-70B collision died on 5th birthday

By Paul Shockley

The Colorado State Patrol said Monday it is still investigating a traffic accident that injured four people and killed a girl who was celebrating her fifth birthday. Breiana Jamison was pronounced dead at the scene after being thrown from a ...


080911 Trail wash out 3

Not so close to the river

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After watching the raucous Colorado River assail the Riverfront Trail system this summer, Mesa County will push portions of the to-be-built trail farther away from the waterway to try to avoid future flooding. County commissioners  ...


Club 20, university seek donors to political science program

By Staff

Club 20 and Colorado Mesa University are seeking contributions to an endowment for political-science students in the name of Colorado’s 37th governor. The Gov. John D. Vanderhoof Endowment is intended to aid students who will guide ...


091211 creative chaos WEB

Church opens doors as rock ‘n’ roll venue

By Rachel Sauer

Faith takes many forms. It isn’t always open Scriptures and hands clasped in prayer. Sometimes it’s simpler: faith in the music, faith in the kids, faith in the divine grace of rock ‘n’ roll. The third Friday of the ...


State Human Services may repeal 841 outdated rules

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado Department of Human Services is looking into repealing 841 outdated or unneeded rules and regulations, Gov. John Hickenlooper announced late last week. At the same time, the department is planning to revise 2,116 other ...


Fruita, Grand Junction high schools continue effort to enhance, expand Advance Placement program

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The number of college credit-worthy scores on Advanced Placement exams at Fruita Monument and Grand Junction high schools increased in 2011 compared to 2010, but not as much as the number of students who took Advanced Placement tests in 2011 ...


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