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Library to buy Palisade’s Blue Pig Gallery

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A month after nixing plans to move the Palisade branch library into a former coffee shop because of cost concerns, the Mesa County Public Library District found a new, larger home downtown that administrators think will serve the branch ...


Pepper-ball pellets shot at fugitive by Dog pack

By Paul Shockley

Fugitive Andrew Distel appeared to have been shot as many as 10 to 12 times with pepper-ball pellets during an encounter with television bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman, Mesa County Sheriff Stan Hilkey said Thursday. Hilkey said ...

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Spelunkers learning, playing in Glenwood Springs

By Staff

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — More than 1,200 strong, participants in the National Speleological Society 2011 convention converged on this resort town this week from as far away as Hawaii, China, Australia — and Glenwood ...

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Fruita center posts big numbers

By Amy Hamilton

Mark is guessing it will happen at 1:06 p.m. today. Emily is shooting for 5:45 p.m., and Jack pegged the time at 6:51 p.m. Monica thinks it will be at 7:10 a.m. Saturday, and Chance is going for a long shot, banking on 4:22 p.m. Sunday. Those ...

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A clan-do attitude: Family throws itself into fair

By Daniel Humphries

Maybe one more clover leaf for a “helping hand” will be added to the 4-H Club logo someday. Head, hands, heart, health. Oh, and don’t forget a little help from Mom and Dad, too. As 4-H members know, the agricultural club is ...


Sheriff bites Dog: Hilkey rips bounty hunter in arrest of ‘injured, contaminated mess’

By Paul Shockley

Mesa County Sheriff Stan Hilkey criticized Wednesday’s surprise delivery to the Mesa County Jail of a pepper-sprayed fugitive by Duane “Dog” Chapman, likening the television bounty hunter’s work to “genuine ...

Amonette bound over for trial in Rifle shootout

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A Rifle police officer Wednesday recounted a fast-deteriorating situation last October when he responded to a domestic dispute and ended up in a shootout in which a colleague was struck in his protective ...

Residents on F Road will have to change address to Patterson

By Amy Hamilton

Within a year, all residents along F Road will have to convert addresses to a Patterson Road address that is based on Mesa County’s numbering system. Grand Junction City Council members Wednesday night approved the plan by a 4–1 ...

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Grass-roots effort beautifies Gateway

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Brenda Watson wanted her kids to come home with grass stains. It would be a nice change, she figured, from the skinned knees they got playing in a rock and dirt field west of their school in Gateway. The field filled with goat’s head ...

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Fair competitor isn’t sheepish about likes

By Daniel Humphries

Katie Petty loves the purple shampoo she uses to clean her two sheep, E.T. and Rango, at the Mesa County Fair. And if you talk to her long enough, she’ll list off more of her favorite things. Her shiny belt buckle.  ...

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