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Loma girl, with camel, headed to her first Mesa County Fair

By Melinda Mawdsley

At the far end of a gravel road, several miles northwest of Loma, lives ones of the youngest participants in this year’s Mesa County Fair. He also might be the cutest. The handsome guy likely to draw a crowd is Cinnamon, a domesticated ...


Brown wants to remain trustee

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Mesa County Public Trustee Paul Brown will reapply for the position he resigned at the governor’s request. Brown said he would apply for the post shortly after conducting the weekly auction of foreclosed properties on Wednesday, in ...

Prevention of suicide becomes top local priority

By Amy Hamilton

Distributing anti-suicide information and getting people to talk about the issue that has long been viewed as taboo is the first step to reducing Mesa County’s staggering rate of suicide. More of those efforts may be visible in the ...

Molina fire out before evacuations needed

By Staff

Fire crews Tuesday night and Wednesday morning fully contained a wildfire that initially threatened residents of several hundred homes in the Molina area, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. The fire, labeled the Bull ...

Scorched land closed during rehabilitation

By Rachel Sauer

Almost 14,000 acres of public land recently scorched by the Pine Ridge Fire will remain closed while officials try to mitigate environmental impacts, Bureau of Land Management representatives said at a public meeting in De Beque Wednesday ...

Tipton, Pace spar after health-law repeal OK’d in House

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The U.S, House vote to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Wednesday was turned quickly to political ammunition in local races, not least by U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo. Soon after the vote, Tipton’s campaign ...

Water releases resume as monsoon drops off

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Water managers squeezed all they could from the monsoonal rains that brought much-needed water to the Colorado high country. Water managers at the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation on Wednesday started releasing water again from Blue Mesa Reservoir ...

Getting It Right, July 12, 2012

By Staff

A column by Bill Grant on Page 4A Wednesday incorrectly referred to a lawsuit between Marilyn Marks and Pitkin County. The lawsuit is between Marks and the city of Aspen.  ...


Romney touts ‘different vision’

By Charles Ashby

Let states control Medicaid spending, sign more trade agreements with Latin American countries and lower taxes for job creators. Those were only some of the ideas former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney shared with hundreds of Grand Junction ...

Romney campaign asks firm to shield ‘Snob’ logo

By Charles Ashby

Snob Productions in Grand Junction has worked numerous political events in the region for years. But former Gov. Mitt Romney’s town hall event Tuesday was the first time a candidate’s campaign had asked owner David Wall to shield ...

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