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School board candidate steps forward

By Emily Shockley

Palisade attorney Rose Femia Pugliese on Monday became the first candidate for District E in this year’s District 51 School Board race. As of today, there is one candidate for each of the three seats available in this November’s ...


BLM gets new office near Silt next month

By Dennis Webb

The Bureau of Land Management will bid goodbye to its Glenwood Springs Field Office and to that office’s name when it moves to a new location near Silt at the start of September. The agency will be closed to the public Sept. 1-8 to ...


Parachute man pleads not guilty in fatal accident

By Paul Shockley

A Parachute man accused of killing a mother and daughter in a February drunken-driving accident pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning. Derrick Maxfield, 20, is scheduled for a two-week jury trial starting Jan. 25. Both sides have until late ...


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Library district discusses new digs

By Staff

Does Grand Junction really need a new central library? The answer Tuesday evening during a gathering of longtime financial contributors to the library was, “Yes.” The group of about a dozen people, led by library Director Eve ...


Rockslide partners to reopen Crystal Cafe

By Emily Shockley

Breakfast and lunch will be served again at 314 Main St. The Crystal Cafe has been closed for months, but Scott Howard and business partners Mike Bell and Sean Forey plan to remodel the former cafe and open a new, upscale, breakfast and lunch ...


Laid-off workers turn dreams into businesses

By Emily Shockley

Shaken up, but not out. If she can’t do what she’s used to doing, Rhonda Mumby of Grand Junction at least wants to do something she’s passionate about doing. So, she’s starting her own business. And Mumby is not alone ...


County hasn’t had any West Nile cases this season

By Amy Hamilton

West Nile Virus seems to have lost its bite in Mesa County as no mosquitoes here have tested positive for the virus this year. That is a sharp contrast to five years ago when the county was a hotbed of West Nile Virus activity, with 127 ...


Retired patrol commander killed in crash

By Paul Shockley

The retired head of the Colorado State Patrol on the Western Slope was killed Saturday in a motorcycle accident in Ouray County. Robert “Bob” Habliston, 70, of Grand Junction, was riding his 2000 Harley Davidson motorcycle south ...


Grand Junction group rescued from Flat Tops

By Staff

Rescuers came to the aid of a Grand Junction group who became stranded north of Rifle Sunday. A man called 911 at 4:42 p.m. Sunday to report that four adults, two young children and three dogs were in a recreational vehicle that became stuck ...


Unusual ballot question looms for county

By Staff

What if an election were canceled because it cost too much? A countywide ballot could be cancelled because none of the three open seats for the School District 51 Board of Directors election is a contested race. The only other countywide ...


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