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Equine herpes virus seems to be abating

By Bob Silbernagel

The equine herpes outbreak that spread to states across the West last month has quieted down considerably of late, and authorities are responding to that fact in Colorado. The Montrose County Fairgrounds, which had restrictions on horses ...


Cool, wet spring has snowpack at record levels in high country

By Dennis Webb

Snowpack at the start of the month was at record levels across most of Colorado’s northern and central mountains, the federal Natural Resources Conservation Service said Thursday. The state’s snowpack didn’t peak until late ...


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Police: Man admits role in homicide

By Paul Shockley

The suspect in the slaying of a man Friday at a transient camp said he first wielded the blunt end of a hatchet during a fight, before he “turned the puppy around” and struck the man repeatedly, according to an arrest ...


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Blue Band program celebrates 1 year

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It has been one year since the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce first asked local consumers to think blue. Participants in the Chamber’s Blue Band/Buy Local campaign celebrated the one year anniversary of the campaign Thursday by ...


Residents warned to stay away from rivers

By Amy Hamilton

It’s going to get hot, and with it, the temptations will increase to cool off in the river. Unless you’re an experienced rafter, though, don’t plan a float trip down local rivers in the near future, the Mesa County ...


Powderhorn Ski Resort to be sold

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Powderhorn Ski Resort will have a new owner by the time skiers hit the slopes again this winter. The 48338 Powderhorn Road property on Grand Mesa will be auctioned Aug. 4 at the resort. A time for the auction has not yet been ...


Homicide victim ‘well-liked’ at homeless facility

By Paul Shockley

An occasional visitor at a downtown Grand Junction homeless facility, the man whose body was found Friday at a transient camp was well-liked by guests and staff at the Catholic Outreach Day Center, the facility’s director said. Richard ...


Rezoning denied for homes engulfed by Mesa State campus

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction City Council members supported future expansion of Mesa State College when they decided Wednesday night not to allow rezoning of two homes nearly surrounded by campus facilities. Owners Clark and Phyllis Carroll, who own 1220 ...


Feds abandon wilderness plan

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A proposal to identify lands that might qualify for wilderness designations is on hold, a casualty of the U.S. House budget cuts. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced that one of the agencies under his control, the Bureau of Land ...


Souvenir time?  ‘Mesa State’ gear marked down before name change

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Every Mesa State College shirt, water bottle, cap, blanket and dog dish in the College Bookstore is the last of its kind. The bookstore stopped ordering Mesa State merchandise in anticipation of Gov. John Hickenlooper signing a bill Monday ...


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