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Take my face off billboard, TV evangelist demands

By Charles Ashby

Televangelist Pat Robertson wants his face off a Grand Junction billboard. And he got it. The backers of a ballot measure calling for regulating marijuana like alcohol were asked Thursday to remove his image from the advertisement ...

Brush Creek blaze grows; 2 others start

By Paul Shockley

The Brush Creek Fire near Douglas Pass had torched approximately 400 acres as containment stood at 30 percent, the Bureau of Land Management said Thursday night. This, as two new wildfires were reported burning Thursday in Rio Blanco ...

Hotchkiss woman offered Delta administrator job

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Robbie LeValley, a Hotchkiss resident who has worked in Delta county for 23 years, said she will announce next week whether she’ll accept an offer to become the county administrator. LeValley, area livestock and range extension agent ...

Roaring Fork taps education leader to manage schools

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Roaring Fork School District Re-1 School Board members are expected to approve an interim superintendent contract next week for Diana Sirko. Board members picked Sirko as the lone finalist for the interim position for the 2012-13 school year ...

Secular conference comes to GJ this weekend

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Grand Junction will be secularist central on Saturday, when nonreligious people gather for a conference at Colorado Mesa University. The inaugural Colorado Secular Conference will include speakers from the American Civil Liberties Union, the ...

Nurses can provide anesthesia in surgery, court says

By Charles Ashby

In the case between rural nurses and city doctors, the nurses won — again. That happened Thursday when a three-judge panel of the Colorado Court of Appeals unanimously upheld a lower court decision last year saying that nurse ...

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Heat wilts green thumbs

By Rachel Sauer

It’s dry. This is nothing new on the edge of a great desert, with its million shades of red and brown, but this summer is different. This summer is a drought, one predicted to last beyond this year. The ground in places is cracked. ...


The prize is right

By Katie Langford

The Price Is Right winner Terry Riddell arrived in the Grand Valley this week to enjoy her winnings of a six-night stay at Palisade’s Wine Country Inn and visit many of western Colorado’s sights and attractions. “I’ve ...

New agriculture program starting at WCCC

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Western Colorado Community College will launch a new agriculture program this fall. The two-year associate of applied science program will cover a broad spectrum of subjects with classes on crop production, pest management, marketing and soil ...

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Impressive body of work

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A professor of biomechanics in the Monfort Family Human Performance Lab is like a kid in a candy store. Some universities have a few of the motion capture, body composition, aerobic performance and health assessment tools that are stationed ...

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