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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State Human Services may repeal 841 outdated rules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The Colorado Department of Human Services is looking into repealing 841 outdated or unneeded rules and regulations, Gov.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 ...


Rangely mine seeks new coal reserves

By Dennis Webb

A Rio Blanco County coal mine is proposing exploratory drilling to look for additional coal reserves it can develop near its existing operation and leases. Blue Mountain Energy Inc., operator of the Deserado Mine about seven miles northeast ...


Encana affirms funding for Parachute kindergarten

By Dennis Webb

A donation by Encana Oil & Gas (USA) apparently again will cover tuition for the second half of the school year for students enrolled in full-day kindergarten in the Parachute and Battlement Mesa areas. Garfield County School District 16 ...


Gas field hazards kept fresh for workers

By Dennis Webb

PARACHUTE — When an industry group offered training last week on dealing with potentially deadly hydrogen sulfide in the gas fields, Foo Torrez, a driver for Blac Frac Tanks, considered it two hours well-spent. Torrez said he has been ...


Juvenile stops train service

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A juvenile’s illegal presence on Union Pacific Railroad property temporarily disrupted train service Wednesday, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. The juvenile, whose name, age and gender were not released by the ...


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