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Grocers await outcome of strike vote

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Efforts by City Market and Safeway to reduce benefits or contributions to employees’ pensions were particularly irritating to two employees on Monday. The women, one who works at Safeway and one at City Market, said they would vote to ...


Chamber endorses Palisade attorney for school board

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The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce has endorsed Palisade attorney Rose Femia Pugliese for the District E seat on the School District 51 Board of Education. The chamber announced Monday that its board of directors endorsed Pugliese ...


Jamaican-style cook-off begins week of Mesa homecoming festivities

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

“What kind of Jamaican herbs are you cooking with?” asked Wayne Smith at the “Iron Chef”-style cooking competition that took place in the Mesa State College quad Monday morning. “Oh, we be cookin’ with ...


Bill includes $300K for water line work in Rifle

By Dennis Webb

The mayor of Rifle is welcoming word that Senate legislation passed last week includes $300,000 for water line work in the city. U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., said in a news release that he successfully included the money in an Interior ...


Feds seek to settle Bush-era lawsuits over shale policies

By Dennis Webb

The federal government is seeking to settle litigation involving oil shale policies established during the Bush administration, and is describing negotiations as “productive.” Government attorneys pointed to the settlement talks ...


State law hampers aid for low-income people, county officials say

By Staff

The director of the Mesa County Human Services Department says a bill passed by the Legislature in 2008 is “foolish.” The act required counties to spend down their Temporary Assistance for Needy Families reserve funds to 70 ...


Science center founder takes show on the roadBy EMILY ANDERSON Emily.Anderson@gjsentinel.com John M

By Emily Shockley

John McConnell has helped children from the Grand Valley and across the Western Slope discover the wonders of science. Now he plans to spread the message to classrooms across the state and farther. The founder of the Western Colorado Math ...


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Grand Junction entrepreneur plans to make singer a star

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If Barack Obama can be the first black president of the United States, Leslie Christian reasons, then it’s about time a black woman hits the top of the country music charts. And she’s the singer to do it. Just ask her. Christian ...


Housing funds short for renters

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Dozens of Grand Valley families who rely on federal assistance to help pay their rent could potentially find themselves homeless unless the Grand Junction Housing Authority receives a boost in funding next year. A decline this year in ...


Threatened cactus disappears from county construction site

By Staff

During the construction of a county road in Whitewater two threatened Colorado hookless cactus, which are found nowhere else in the world except here in northwestern Colorado, vanished overnight, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife ...


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