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Search for dinosaurs continues

By Amy Hamilton

If researcher Kent Hups’ hunch is correct, his latest scientific find could be the first of its kind in the world. Hups, a high school teacher in Westminster, has become well-known in paleontological circles for his rare finds in ...

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Fire takes family home

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction woman, her three sons and her grandson were homeless Saturday after a fire ripped through her duplex home. Firefighters were able to save some of the family’s items, which were placed in the front yard of the home at ...

MOG Fest 041010

Bicyclers turn out for gear festival

By Amy Hamilton

Perfect spring weather can be a blessing or a curse for a festival focused on outdoor gear, depending on how you look at it. On one hand, outdoor lovers are suckers for balmy temperatures and dry trails. On the other hand, who doesn’t ...

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Bjorklund’s bid surprises GOP

By Charles Ashby

The Mesa County Republican Party was treated to a decent turnout and a surprise candidate Saturday for its county assembly. Although all of the races for county offices were uncontested, one came close to not being so. That happened just ...

Canyon projects slow drive time on Interstate 70

By Dennis Webb

Work to deal with falling rocks means rising travel times for motorists on Interstate 70 east of Grand Junction. A rockfall mitigation project that will start Monday in De Beque Canyon will result in a reduction in the speed limit from 50 ...

Public input set May 13 on uranium regulations

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Uranium prospectors no longer will be shielded from confidentiality for their plans under regulations being considered by the Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board. The regulations are designed to implement Senate Bill 228, passed in 2008 by ...

Weekly Planner, April 11, 2010

By Staff

Sunday, April 11 The Organic Gardening group, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens Library, 641 Struthers Ave., 2 p.m., 255-0417. Sons of Norway, Vestafjell Lodge, Covenant Presbyterian Church, 237 32 Road, 2 p.m., Bud Smock will present an ...

Traffic Alert, April 11, 2010

By Staff

Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: D Road Bridge Replacement construction will start Monday on D Road bridge (southeast of Monument Road) that crosses No Thoroughfare Wash. D Road will be closed to through ...

Briefs, April 10, 2010

By Staff

Statewide tornado drills on Wednesday As part of Severe Weather Awareness Week in Colorado April 11-17, the National Weather Service in cooperation with the Colorado Broadcasters Association will initiate a statewide tornado drill Wednesday ...

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Methane collection system installed at county landfill

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Mesa County officials say a new methane collection system at the county landfill should immediately help improve air quality in the area and could one day in the future produce electricity. The county last month fired up the $1 million ...

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