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Vets wage war on oil dependence

By Emily Shockley

U.S. Navy veteran Rick Hegdahl patrolled oil tankers during part of his time in Kuwait from 2005 to 2006. Now retired after 24 years in the military, Hegdahl doesn’t want future generations of soldiers to pay with their lives to secure ...

Primary election to take place by mail

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Mesa County voters will go to their mailboxes rather than their local school or town hall to cast their ballots in this year’s primary election. County commissioners unanimously agreed Monday to forgo setting up vote centers across the ...

Group home seeking to dispel myths about facility

By Emily Shockley

A few neighbors have voiced concerns about three Mesa Developmental Services group homes under construction on 29 1/2 Road, Victoria Drive and Olson Avenue. But the outcry hasn’t been as loud as the one nearly eight years ago when Mesa ...

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Century Project

By Christopher Tomlinson

Tour the multimillion expansion at St. Mary’s.  ...

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Miner portraits

By William Woody

Striking portraits of Oxbow miners, captured by William Woody’s lens.  ...

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Western Slope Honor Flight

By Dean Humphrey

Scenes from WWII vets’ trip to their memorial in D.C.  ...

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Worker a victim of suspected drunken driver

By Amy Hamilton

Kevin Bascue is diligent about safety while collecting garbage for Waste Management, so much so that he carries some of those work habits into his home life. As safety-minded as Bascue has been, the 41-year-old wasn’t ready for what hit ...

Area births and marriages, through Jan. 14

By Staff

— Births St. Mary’s Hospital: Ernie Grothe and Kendra Howe, Mack, a son, Dec. 21. Michael and Janell Roberts, Fruita, a daughter, Jan. 5. Mike and Desiree Mavros, Grand Junction, a son, Jan. 6. David and Jamie Snodgrass, ...

2 local doctors, 2 views on dying health care bill

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Blame for the death of health care legislation in Congress can be placed at the feet of both political parties and at those of President Obama, said a Grand Junction physician who has urged that the system be changed. “This is a chapter ...

Elderly Orchard Mesa fire victim dies

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Richard Williams, his wife and their daughter made their regular stop at his mother’s Orchard Mesa home Saturday afternoon, emptying trash bins, tidying up her home and making her some sandwiches. Three hours later, a neighbor noticed ...

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