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Nursing-unit families confront painful choices

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Finding a new home for Ricky will be difficult, most everyone concedes. Just how difficult is the issue. Ricky, who has lived 46 of his nearly 50 years at the skilled-nursing unit of the Grand Junction Regional Center, obviously needs a ...


Deputy numbers increase at jams

By Staff

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department has been increasing law enforcement’s presence at Country Jam for the past four years. The Jam is the county’s largest annual music event, held in in June in Mack. Staffing levels ...


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Couple disputes city’s claim to land for Riverfront Trail spur

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Carl and Sharon Pellam thought they were moving into their retirement home when they bought their nearly five-acre spread where Rosevale Road dead-ends on the eastern edge of the Redlands. It would be a place where they could spread out with ...


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Art Center recognizes inmate’s pencil drawings

By Paul Shockley

Star Barham hasn’t seen her son in nearly two years. But she’s watched him grow — one stroke of a pencil at a time. Jerimy Gadberry, 31, draws dreamy visions of clowns, sorrowful hearts and glimpses of mountains from his ...


Price far from right for gas drillers

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The price of natural gas will have to rise about half again its current level before major producers in the Piceance Basin fire up their rigs again, industry officials and observers say. It’s unlikely, though, that there will be much ...


Clifton man suspected of storage unit burglary

By Amy Hamilton

A Clifton man faces multiple felony charges on suspicion of breaking into six storage units in Clifton on Saturday morning and stealing a large snow blower, among other items, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. Donald ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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