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Valley braces for spring ritual that clears old growth

By Amy Hamilton

Springtime in the Grand Valley means chirping birds, glimpses of new, green growth and short sleeves. Until May 31, it’s also open-burning season, a time of year when the wafting smell of charred fields and ditches frequently causes ...

Medical marjuana bill draws flak

By Charles Ashby

Ron Velarde’s drywall company went out of business last year because there was no work in town. To make matters worse, he has leukemia. Susanne Sheley’s husband, Randy, also was in the construction business. The couple have a ...

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Merchants by Downtown Uplift project celebrate new cafe, and arrival of spring

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One of the best things to happen this winter on the west end of Main Street was the opening of Dream Cafe. The new breakfast and lunch restaurant at 314 Main St. attracted more people to downtown as temperatures warmed and the sun peeked out, ...

New oil shale rules: Fair to industry or fuel for another speculative boom?

By Dennis Webb

New federal rules that took effect Jan. 1 let energy companies include oil shale holdings in oil and gas reserves that they report to investors. The change received widespread industry support. But it is raising concerns that it could create ...

Weekly Planner, March 14, 2010

By Staff

Sunday, March 14 Sons of Norway, Vestafjell Lodge, Covenant Presbyterian Church, 237 32 Road, 2 p.m., annual St. Patrick’s Day corned beef and cabbage dinner, $8 adults, ages under 18 free, members A-K take a Scandinavianitem, ...

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Prom fashions pop with color

By Emily Shockley

The runway at Saturday’s Prom Fashion Show Extravaganza at Mesa Mall featured vibrant colors, strapless and spaghetti-strap gowns and dapper tuxedos. Local models sported attire from Deb Shops, Men’s Wearhouse and Hot Topic during ...

District 51 school updates would require $270 million

By Emily Shockley

A statewide review of conditions at more than 8,000 schools revealed a $13.9 billion price tag for making each school energy efficient and able to foster a comfortable learning environment, and for completing deferred maintenance ...

Traffic Alert, March 14, 2010

By Staff

Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: Main Street Uplift: From March 11-17, one lane of Fourth Street will be open at Main Street, but no turns onto Main Street will be allowed. Parking is open at the Rood ...

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Prom fashion show

By Christopher Tomlinson

The 2010 Mesa Mall Spring Prom fashion show,  ...

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Street work begins in Fruita

By Emily Shockley

Construction has begun on an important intersection and portion of highway in Fruita that is being funded with federal stimulus dollars. The project area includes the portion of Colorado Highway 340 north of Interstate 70 spreading onto Aspen ...

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