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H1N1 vaccine to arrive here by next week

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The Mesa County Health Department announced Thursday that the first shipment of the 2009 H1N1 vaccine will arrive next week. The department expects to distribute 1,300 live intranasal vaccines, also called flu mist, to the preregistered ...


County readies prisoner transport vehicle

By Amy Hamilton

Gone are the days when some prisoners from the Mesa County Jail were transported over the mountains on an airplane. After the Sheriff’s Department’s Cessna P210 collided with another small plane in midair last October, officials ...


Chipeta Elementary getting new statue

By Staff

Cedaredge artist Tracy Munson will create a 30-inch bronze statue depicting Ute leader Chipeta for the main entry of Chipeta Elementary School, 950 Chipeta Ave. The statue will be finished in April. The piece will feature Chipeta, wife of Ute ...


Williams buys Orion holdings near Silt

By Dennis Webb

A $258 million acquisition by Williams includes energy development holdings in the Garfield Creek State Wildlife Area near New Castle. Williams spokeswoman Donna Gray said Tuesday the company has completed the purchase of the assets of Orion ...


Proposed human-services takeover by state

By Staff

It will not be until Thursday that the governor’s Child Welfare Action Committee officially releases its recommendations. But one of the committee’s recommendations, to take control of human services away from individual counties ...


School, police keep tabs on cyber bullying

By Emily Shockley

A month ago, Lori Drew of Missouri was acquitted of charges related to the suicide of her daughter’s former friend, 13-year-old Megan Meier. Meier hanged herself in 2006 after Drew pretended to be a 16-year-old boy on MySpace and later ...


AT&T fills hole in valley service

By Amy Hamilton

Service for some Grand Valley AT&T customers was interrupted Tuesday morning after vandals struck a cell tower on the Redlands. Service was knocked out between 6 and 7 a.m., and company employees repaired the cell tower and restored ...


Bill would keep one-sixth of Utah wild

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Nearly 17 percent of Utah would become federally designated wilderness under a New York congressman’s proposal that will get a hearing in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. The Red Rocks Wilderness Act, sponsored by representatives from ...


Teen accused of school threat

By Paul Shockley

The mother of a Palisade High School senior accused by authorities of unspecified threats against the school expressed shock at her son’s arrest and was still waiting late Tuesday to hear specifics from law enforcement about the ...


Trial set for father charged in son’s slaying

By Paul Shockley

A jury trial is set for three weeks in March for a Pear Park man charged in the slaying of his 13-year-old son. Allen Grabe, 52, who has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the shooting death of Jacob Grabe, was scheduled Wednesday by ...


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