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Symphony shows holiday scenes on tour

By Melinda Mawdsley

Smells of evergreen. Sounds of Christmas carols. Sights of lights. The holidays were on full display Sunday during the Grand Junction Symphony Cup of Cheer holiday tour through three Grand Junction homes, two businesses and one church. For ...

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Service a reminder of homeless who have died

By Melinda Mawdsley

It was early December, and one tree in Hawthorne Park had not shed its leaves. The 30-foot-tall tree is a living memorial to the homeless who die every year in Grand Junction. On Sunday, as several dozen people gathered for an annual memorial ...

Grand Junction chamber offers seminar for business owners

By Amy Hamilton

While the frenetic pace of the holiday season is an important time of year for businesses, it also is when business owners are busiest planning for the new year. Business owners considering expanding next year might want to attend a seminar ...

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Rifle city official hopes new law expands range of electric cars

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — Behind the wheel of an electric, three-wheeled ZAP! Xebra vehicle, Mike Braaten cruises the city streets of Rifle, comfortably holding his own with the gas-powered sedans, sport utility vehicles and trucks that share the ...

N.D. housing deficit forces builder to shelter workers in schoolhouse

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The owner of a Grand Junction construction company reached a deal with a small North Dakota town that will allow him to house his employees in a closed schoolhouse. The deal has an additional benefit for Terry Lorentzen: It offers a ...

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Pearl 70: DeVore

By Gretel Daugherty

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Pearl 70: Gilbert

By Gretel Daugherty

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Pearl 70: Anderson

By Gretel Daugherty

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GJ residents remember Pearl Harbor to atomic bomb

By Charles Ashby

Evie Smith wasn’t a sailor, soldier, nurse or even a Rosie the riveter. Seventy years ago, the Hawaii native and now Grand Junction resident was a young 21-year-old who was spending a quiet Sunday morning innocently riding her horse on ...

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Profile: Quentin Pershing DeVore

By Staff

In October 1941, Gen. Douglas McArthur welcomed Quentin Pershing DeVore and the rest of the men in the 7th Material Squadron, 19th Bomb Group at what was then known as Clark Field on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. He had no idea that ...

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