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Voters may decide tax, TABOR issues

By Charles Ashby

Legalize marijuana, raise taxes to fund education and make it harder to amend the state’s Constitution. Those are some of the more well-known measures that may make the ballot this year or next. But, as there are every year, the fall ...


Farm-to-table revolution

By William Woody

MONTROSE — When Montrose resident Lee Bartlett eats at the Montrose Memorial Hospital once a week, he usually enjoys a crisp, green salad. Not only is he satisfied with the flavor of the lettuce, but in knowing the “spring ...

Churchill will give speech at Sherwood Park on Memorial Day

By Staff

Fired University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill, whose planned Grand Junction appearance at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Memorial Day was rejected by the church, will speak elsewhere in Grand Junction. Churchill is scheduled to ...

Manager who oversaw fairgrounds upgrades resigning

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Mesa County Fairgrounds Manager Marsha Kosteva will resign at the beginning of next month, leaving behind a venue that has been boosted by a number of improvements only a few years after talks of its potential sale. Kosteva said Friday she is ...

More rain could put valley in top 10 for wettest Mays

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The rain that soaked the Grand Valley last week helped elevate precipitation for May to above-average levels, and another round of showers and thunderstorms forecasted for this week could push this month into one of the 10 wettest Mays on ...

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Superheroes abound in Coal Ridge 2011 class

By Dennis Webb

Kyle Kelly delighted the crowd and proved doubting friends wrong Sunday at Coal Ridge High School east of Silt when he shed his graduation gown to reveal a Superman outfit. “No one believed I’d follow through with it, but I ...

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Olathe turns out for graduation send-off

By William Woody

OLATHE — Few events in Olathe draw the population of the entire town to one location. The 2011 graduating class of Olathe High School did just that under sunny skies Sunday afternoon. More than 1,000 spectators cheered, honked horns and ...


Rifle graduates celebrate accomplishments

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — With light hearts dancing with excitement amid brisk winds, members of Rifle High School’s Class of 2011 collected their diplomas Sunday. Altogether, 107 Rifle students graduated during a breezy ceremony at the ...

Best meal choices have lots of color

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The USDA released new dietary guidelines earlier this year urging Americans to be conscientious about food labels and to avoid sugar and fat. These guidelines, along with more access to fresh, local food may help residents ...

Institutions lead way in healthy sustenance

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A number of Montrose institutions are leading the way in serving fresh, locally grown food to the residents who want it the most. The Lobby Grill of Montrose Memorial Hospital and school cafeterias within the Montrose School ...

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