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Growers only fashionably late with bumper crop of peaches

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They may be a little late, but at least they’ll be plentiful. Farmers at the downtown Palisade Sunday Market said certain peach varieties are one to three weeks behind because of chilly weather this spring. Early varieties are already ...


Death of man found in car at park declared suicide

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A man found dead Sunday in a parking lot on the south side of Long Family Memorial Park committed suicide, according to the Mesa County Coroner’s Office. A passerby called 911 about 9 a.m. to report a man appeared to be unconscious in ...

Investors rush to gold as value of dollar sags

By Charles Ashby

Imagine being able to travel in time, say back to 1971. What would you do? Some might be tempted to plunk a hefty bet on the then-Baltimore Colts and grin as you clean up when they defeat the Dallas Cowboys 16-13 in Super Bowl V. Others ...

072411 Natural Soda plant

Baking soda plant continues expansion in Rio Blanco County

By Dennis Webb

A company that produces baking soda in Rio Blanco County is nearing completion of the first phase of a project to double its output. Concurrent with its expansion, Natural Soda Inc. is launching a program to help financially support community ...

More Glenwood Canyon path reopened

By Staff

The Colorado Department of Transportation has reopened more of the Glenwood Canyon bicycle path, but it remains partly closed because of flood damage. The two-mile stretch between the Grizzly Creek and Shoshone exits of Interstate 70 is open, ...

Montrose festival scavenger hunt set

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A scavenger hunt with a $500 first prize will take place Thursday evening as part of the weekly Main in Motion festival. Two-person teams are asked to register by 5 p.m. Wednesday. The cost is $20 per team. Originally, teams ...

Republican legislators developing business bills

By Charles Ashby

Republicans in the Colorado Senate are looking for ideas to reduce government red tape. As a result, they plan a series of regional meetings around the state so they can gather comments about proposed bills to be introduced when the Colorado ...

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New building caps latest construction at Junction’s state-funded charter school

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Caprock Academy students will have to wait until mid-September for a brick building at the school’s new 714 24 1/2 Road site to open with three science labs, two art rooms, two music rooms, administrative offices and a full-size ...

072411 Wildfire

Lightning suspected in mesa fire

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Lightning is likely what started a fire that spread to about 30 acres by 6 p.m. Sunday 40 miles southeast of Grand Junction on Grand Mesa. The fire was spotted at 1 p.m. Sunday on private land east of Kannah Creek Road and about 15 miles east ...

Out-of-state students double at Mesa

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Mesa State College led all Colorado four-year colleges and universities in rate of out-of-state enrollment growth between fall 2002 and fall 2010, according to data released last month by the Colorado Department of Higher Education. Mesa ...

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