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Saturday ties record; more heat coming

By Staff

Saturday’s 104-degree temperature tied a record set in 1971, weather officials said. And don’t expect those highs to abate for a couple more days yet, said Norv Larson, a senior meteorologist with the Grand Junction office of the ...

McInnis: ‘No way’ he is going to quit

By Dennis Webb

SILT — Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis had just arrived at a fundraiser at a Silt-area ranch Saturday evening when he faced the inevitable question. “You’re not going to quit?” a concerned supporter ...

Wildfire near Rangely, 2nd near Meeker

By Staff

A fire sparked by lightning near Rangely has burned about 200 acres, fire officials said Saturday. But activity at the Twin Buttes Fire was low, so crews were allowing it to burn underbrush, said Lynn Barclay, fire mitigation/education ...

Teen hiker dies in fall near Moab

By Staff

An 18-year-old Wisconsin man fell to his death Saturday from a 100-foot cliff at the Gemini Bridges near Moab, Grand County, Utah, sheriff’s officials said. Witnesses told deputies that the man, Anthony Alvin of Green Lake, Wis., was ...

Death notices, July 18, 2010

By Staff

Rosemary Alice Casto, 61, Delta, died July 15, 2010, at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood. Visitation is from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Martin Mortuary. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Mrs. Casto was a ...

Garfield sheriff’s annex opens in Rifle

By Staff

The Garfield County Sheriff’s Department has opened a new annex in the Rifle area to provide more convenient service to residents in the western part of the county. The new office became fully operational last week. The annex offers ...

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Hard hitting roller derby helps Habitat housing

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Hundreds of people turned out Saturday evening to watch a pair of women’s roller derby teams battle for mostly bragging rights and applause, with proceeds benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Montrose. After a quick ...

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Avalon plan may be similar to earlier one

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Andre van Schaften felt a bit of deja vu when design firm Westlake Reed and Leskosky presented its vision for the Avalon Theatre during a June 29 open house. Placing an extra room for performances and meetings east of the theater wall ...

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Land swap planned with Glade Park ranch, BLM

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A land swap on the plateau overlooking the Grand Valley has been a decade in the making. The Bureau of Land Management will have an open house Wednesday in Glade Park on the swap, which would result in the transfer of 788 acres of public land ...

Woman accused of using stolen credit card

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A Fruita woman was arrested Thursday after she allegedly stole a credit card and used it to purchase lingerie for her job at Grand Junction’s newly opened strip club. Oshay Miranda Foster, 23, 986 Moore’s Diamond Drive, was ...

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