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Taste for odd records? Try blast of pumpkin

By Amy Hamilton

It’s not as easy as you might imagine to break the Guinness world record for launching a pumpkin, but a team from Delaware did just that Sunday south of Moab, Utah. After failed attempts Friday and Saturday, and a little tinkering and ...


Experts advise against going to get-it-over-with swine flu parties

By Amy Hamilton

Invited to a swine flu party? It would be better to stay home and wash your hair. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, attending a swine party with the hope of contracting the virus and gaining immunity against it, ...


Family wonders why deputies didn’t arrest allegedly violent man

By Amy Hamilton

Family members of victims of a domestic violence incident Thursday are questioning why deputies did not forcibly remove a man from a home after he allegedly shot multiple rounds inside. Gregory J. Johnston, 30, was in Mesa County Jail on ...


Ex-Grand Junction man to run for U.S. Senate

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In what sounds like a reprise of the race between two Grand Junction Republicans running for governor, a former Grand Junction resident is gearing up to run against a Grand Junction native for the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate. Tom ...


County wins award for its budget draft and reporting

By Staff

For almost two decades, Mesa County’s budget drafters have received national recognition. This year is no exception. Mesa County won two national awards for financial reporting and for budget presentation. The county won these awards, ...


City budget ax to chop 3.5 percent for next year

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Approaching the end of a year in which its primary source of revenue will experience its greatest decline in a quarter century, the city of Grand Junction is expected to reduce spending by 3.5 percent in 2010 and will slash more if the economy ...


Man heading closure of nursing unit resigns

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The state official heading the closure of the skilled-nursing unit at the Grand Junction Regional Center has resigned, but officials said the process is continuing. Tim Hall, deputy executive director of veterans and disability services for ...


Halloween treats going to war inside gift packages

By Staff

Ever wonder why jack-o’-lanterns have bad teeth? Dr. Glen Dean knows. “All of this candy, just high sugars, it is not good,” he said. Candy is so frighteningly bad for teeth that Dean, a dentist who owns Glen R. Dean DDS, ...


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Student of the Week, Nov. 2, 2009

By Staff

THE McKENZIE BINDER FILE GPA: 4.06. After-school activities: Academic team, Orange & Black newspaper, volleyball. Favorite book: “1984” by George Orwell. Favorite TV show: “House” or “CSI: Las ...


Area births and marriages, through Oct. 26

By Staff

— Births St. Mary’s Hospital: Stanley and Dede Arnold, Grand Junction, a son, Sept. 29. Zach and Maria Hamric, Grand Junction, a son, Oct. 9. Jason Colunga and Angela Graveline, Grand Junction, a son Oct. 12. Matthew and ...


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