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Clifton Christian Church marks 100th year

By Allen Gemaehlich

Clifton Christian Church started 100 years ago in a tabernacle with a congregation average of 38 members. This weekend, the church with more than 700 members, five ministers and 10 staff assistants, is celebrating its birthday at the 9 a.m. ...


Monument to improve canyon trail with $27,000

By Dave Buchanan

Colorado National Monument will use an additional $27,000 in federal stimulus money this year to continue rehabilitating well-used trails. The new money, which comes on top of $226,000 received last year, boosts the monument’s stimulus ...


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BLM Ranger of the Year named; praised for mobile computer effort

By Dave Buchanan

Bureau of Land Management law enforcement ranger Erik Boik of Grand Junction recently was named the agency’s 2009 National Ranger of the Year. Boik, 30, has worked for the Grand Junction field office since 2008 and is one of three BLM ...


Demand for natural gas could grow

By Charles Ashby

Gov. Bill Ritter announced a major piece of legislation Friday that would boost the use of natural gas in the state. In an agreement worked out between Xcel Energy, environmentalists and lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle, the ...


Local Briefs, March 6, 2010

By Staff

SAT/ACT Prep Day offered at library Mesa County Libraries will offer a SAT/ACT Prep Day for teens from noon to 4 p.m. March 27 at the Central Library, 530 Grand Ave. Online and print practice tests will be available in the quiet Programming ...


Sylvan Learning Center closes after 15 years

By Emily Shockley

More than 4,000 children and adults benefitted from Sylvan Learning Center testing and tutoring during Sylvan’s 15 years of operation in Grand Junction. But the center at 1655 N. First St. closed in December because of economic ...


Sage grouse decision buys time for state’s conservation efforts

By Dennis Webb

A federal decision announced Friday confirms the future of a showy western bird is in doubt, but also buys time to try to save it in a way that moderates impacts on western industries such as energy development and agriculture. Interior ...


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Demand high for orchard jobs

By Amy Hamilton

For years, Palisade peach grower John Cox barely got a response while advertising locally for temporary help to work his 30 acres. In 2008, for example, three local people called inquiring about work. And, in the years before that, he ...


Palisade officials in saloon spat

By Staff

Palisade police said Friday they will not pursue criminal charges against anyone in connection with a recent confrontation at a town bar that involved the mayor, the mayor pro tem and a man running for the town board. Police, however, still ...


030510 Bare Chair Mojo

Teachers ‘bare their hair’ to raise money for student’s wheelchair

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Three teachers at Bookcliff Middle School had their heads shaved in honor of Braden Anderson, a sixth-grade student in need of a new wheelchair.0 The three lucky teachers ran victory laps and gave students high-fives after their fun, sloppy ...


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