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For The Record, June 11, 2011

By Staff

BIRTHS St. Mary’s Hospital Nicole Rakich, Clifton, a son, May 29. Trent and LaRisa Rundquist, Fruita, a son, May 30. Russell C. and Angela Adams, Grand Junction, a daughter, June 1. Shawn and Asia Andrews, Grand Junction, a ...


Death at West Elk Mine likely accidental

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The death of Fred Benally of Farmington, N.M., after a fall at the West Elk Mine remains under investigation. The mine, meanwhile, is operating on its normal schedule, a spokeswoman for Arch Coal said. Arch Coal owns the mine near ...


After mistrial, man takes deal in shooting case

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man will avoid a second jury trial in the 2009 shooting of five people, according to court records. Joshua Anton, 21, signed a plea agreement that calls for him to plead guilty to a single count of menacing with a deadly ...


Gessler’s $5,000 rule challenged by lawsuit

By Charles Ashby

Two government-watchdog groups have filed a lawsuit against Secretary of State Scott Gessler, challenging a new rule that sets a higher threshold for when issue committees must file campaign finance reports. The new rule, which the Republican ...


061011 Glenwood Caverns

Cave tour grows into cornucopia of thrills

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Standing at the edge of a 70-foot-high platform at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park’s bungee jump—the only one in Colorado — there comes a point where persuading yourself to step into thin air all comes ...


Palin opposed bear hunt in sanctuary, exchange reveals

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In one of her earliest communications as the new governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin reminded an aide that she was a hunter, but she opposed a request to allow bear hunting in a certain part of the state. “But — he’s asking if I ...


061011 Ute Nugan

Tepee part of Ute garden powwow

By Staff

At one time, the entire Rocky Mountain region belonged to the Ute Indians. They knew the shape of the land and how to use the native plants for food and healing. Much of that knowledge has been lost, but with the help of the Tri-River Area ...


Rare penstemon given second chance at protection

By Dennis Webb

Conservationists are cheering a federal judge’s ruling in favor of their lawsuit demanding that a rare northwest Colorado wildflower again be considered for Endangered Species Act protection. U.S. District Court Judge Walker Miller ...


Study of Grand Junction’s health-care system begins

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Academic study of the Grand Junction health-care system kicked off Thursday when physicians, employers, insurers and others sat down with the people who will study them. Nobel laureate Elinor Ostrom met via video hookup from Indiana ...


Parents worry that Scenic school may close

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Joy Hudak chose her house in the eastern Redlands so her daughter could attend Scenic Elementary. Now, her soon-to-be third-grader may have to spend fifth-grade at another school. Hudak and fellow members of the school’s parent-teacher ...


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