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Desert flowers going wild, but if you want to see them, hurry up

By Amy Hamilton

The Colorado State University Tri-River Extension Office has been flooded with calls. “Have you seen the wildflowers?” people ask breathlessly, according to Mesa County extension employee Carol Bonet-Butler. Indeed, if you ...


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Rx drug abuse a growing problem for doctors, officials

By Paul Shockley

It was a scene close to what Dr. Marc Breen remembered from hospitals in Chicago. Last December, Breen found himself swamped with new patients over the course of his 12-hour shifts at the emergency room of Community Hospital: three to four ...


Public safety tour costs city $40K so far

By Emily Shockley

The city of Grand Junction’s public safety facilities listening tour, plus fees paid to a marketing firm to get the word out about the facilities and the tour, has cost more than $40,000, according to the city. The city spent more than ...


Candidates leery of race toward cutting coastal drilling

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The disaster in the gulf of Mexico shouldn’t prevent further drilling in deep coastal waters, two candidates for the U.S. Senate said. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Democrat, and Jane Norton, a Republican, each of whom was in Grand Junction ...


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Perseverance pays off

By Dennis Webb

PARACHUTE — Commencement speaker and faculty member Mark Gregory summed up the Grand Valley High School Class of 2010 in five words Saturday. “You guys never give up,” he said. This is a group that has much to be proud of ...


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159 Delta High grads have wide-ranging interests

By William Woody

DELTA — A future video game designer, future accountants, border patrol agents, nurses, musicians, an animal rescuer, a slew of military prospects and mechanical engineers all hopeful and adorned in green, white and gold made up the 159 ...


Police car slams vehicle at intersection

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction police officer whose patrol car collided with another vehicle in Grand Junction on Friday night may have been speeding, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The State Patrol is investigating the incident in which a car ...


Traffic Alert, May 30, 2010

By Staff

Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: 2010 Waterline Replacement Project — Phase 1: Phase 1 will replace aging waterlines with new PVC and copper pipe in the following locations: North Avenue from First ...


Utah energy activist says actions worth possible jail time

By Dennis Webb

A year-and-a-half after Tim DeChristopher successfully bid for 14 federal oil and gas leases he had no intentions of paying for, he still doesn’t know if his actions will lead to jail time. He also has no way of knowing whether time ...


Powderhorn cuts back summer events

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Three years after launching new recreational and entertainment activities in the hopes of drawing more off-season visitors, Powderhorn Ski Resort is scaling back its summer events schedule and instead focusing on adding winter offerings. The ...


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