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Grand Junction group rescued from Flat Tops

By Staff

Rescuers came to the aid of a Grand Junction group who became stranded north of Rifle Sunday. A man called 911 at 4:42 p.m. Sunday to report that four adults, two young children and three dogs were in a recreational vehicle that became stuck ...


Unusual ballot question looms for county

By Staff

What if an election were canceled because it cost too much? A countywide ballot could be cancelled because none of the three open seats for the School District 51 Board of Directors election is a contested race. The only other countywide ...


Aide accused of assaulting nursing home patient

By Paul Shockley

A nurse’s assistant is accused of using a pillow to silence a patient at a local nursing home. Errin Hubbard, 23, of Grand Junction was arrested Saturday on suspicion of third-degree assault on an at-risk victim and misdemeanor neglect ...


World War II vets head to memorial named in their honor

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They were delayed, but there was no way they were going to be denied. A group of 112 World War II veterans from western Colorado will board a charter flight at Grand Junction Regional Airport this morning and head for the Washington, D.C., ...


Cyclist crash fatality is first in monument

By Staff

For the first time, a cyclist has died after crashing in Colorado National Monument, according to the National Park Service. Stanley Dodson, 65, of Madison, Wis., died Sunday from injuries he suffered when he crashed his bicycle on Rim Rock ...


Three accused of tampering with train

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Three transients not only felt the lure of a train whistle Saturday night. They also tooted a locomotive’s horn before being arrested in Glenwood Canyon, authorities say. An eastbound freight train was brought ...


Group urges collaboration to boost business climate

By Emily Shockley

Jobs Cabinet members want Colorado businesses, educators and economic development groups to share ideas in order to get the best results. Mesa County Workforce Center Director Sue Tuffin says she doesn’t know any other way to do ...


Those for and against reform want delegation to visit GJ

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About the only thing opposing sides of the health care reform issue could agree on Monday was the need for a town hall meeting with federal elected officials. On all four corners of Fifth Street and Rood Avenue, sign-waving opponents of ...


Feds want 30 more days on oil shale issues

By Dennis Webb

The federal government says it now has the key people in place to evaluate legal challenges over oil shale decisions, but they still need to be brought up to speed on the matter. As a result, the Obama administration is requesting a fourth ...


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Longtime Collbran cowboy cashes in grazing permit after 61 years

By Staff

Clifford Hill hardly ever gets more than a half-day’s drive from his home in Collbran. “I got to be home by chore time,” Hill said. Those chores still have the 84-year-old up before daybreak and in bed well after dark, but ...


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