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Brrrr ... autumn to strike one day early

By Amy Hamilton

You might want to grab a sweater and maybe dig out a coat before heading out the door this morning. Cooler temperatures brought in with Sunday afternoon’s rain showers should chill the Grand Valley by tonight and for most of the work ...

Growing demand for cardboard to be recycled might signal economic uptick

By Amy Hamilton

Cardboard piled up last winter at Curbside Recycling Indefinitely while the company’s owners waited for an uptick in the sluggish commodities market to make the recyclable materials somewhat profitable again. Now a sign at a local ...


1950s prankster baited scientists with his homemade ‘artifacts’

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Jack Daniel Stirling, somewhere, somehow, is smirking. Stirling, a World War II veteran who died in 1965, had the deft hands of an artist, the imagination of a novelist and the boldness of a con man. Picasso would nod in acknowledgement of a ...

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High-country splendor of Color Sundays

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So you have the car loaded up with jackets and snacks. Binoculars are in hand, as is a fully charged battery for the camera. You’re ready to make the drive over Grand Mesa to witness the fall fashion show of Mother Nature. Do you need a ...


Winefest a foot-stomping good time

By Emily Shockley

“Slippery,” “squishy” and “juicy” are the words Barbara Magill and Joanne Peterson used to describe the sensation of stomping grapes. The pair stepped in wooden buckets filled with green grapes Saturday ...

Burglars break into churches

By Emily Shockley

A wedding party found an unpleasant surprise Saturday morning when they opened the doors of Unity Church, 3205 N. 12th St. The night before, vandals broke into the church, along with nearby Lighthouse Christian Center, 3506 N. 12th St. Grand ...

Rangely couple’s son suspected of sexual abuse

By Dennis Webb

A Rangely-area man who earlier this week killed his wife and then himself had just found out his son had been arrested in Utah on suspicion of sexual abuse of a child. Rio Blanco County Undersheriff Michael Joos on Wednesday said that Carlos ...

Public employees meet to discuss questions about pension plan

By Melinda Mawdsley

Faced with uncertainties about the future of their pension funds, hundreds of former and current state employees, school teachers and local government workers packed a hotel conference room Tuesday night for a meeting about the financial ...

Jobless rate in Junction finally falls

By Emily Shockley

Last month, Grand Junction experienced its first decline in unemployment all year. Local unemployment dipped from 9.1 percent in July to 8.7 percent in August, according to seasonally adjusted statistics from the Colorado Department of Labor ...

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Some residents don’t appreciate being mooned by new artwork

By Amy Hamilton

The town of Silt has become the butt of jokes in recent weeks all because a new sculpture at the town’s entrance depicts a rock climber’s bare bum. After the sculpture’s unveiling in late August — a rendition of large ...

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