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District 51 school board: Lone candidate in District A has ‘skin in the game’’

By Staff

Q: Why did you decide to run for school board this year? A: I am running for the school board because I have a son in the 11th grade, a daughter in the ninth grade, a son in the seventh grade and a daughter in the fifth grade, skin in the ...

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165-million-year-old skull endures delicate moments at new home

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Turning over the 165-million-year-old skull of a jumbo triceratops encased upside down in plaster is a task of, well, dinosaurian proportions. Dinosaur Journey paleontologists, assisted by Rick Charlesworth, owner of Lower Valley Welding and ...

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District 51 debate one-sided

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District B challenger Ann Tisue got to have the most say in Monday night’s District 51 school board candidate forum, hosted by the League of Women Voters and Kids Voting Mesa County. Tisue’s opponent, incumbent Cindy ...

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Fugitive in Hilltop burglaries probe arrested in Tennessee

By Paul Shockley

A former employee of Hilltop Community Resources accused of twice burglarizing his workplace and stealing a company van was arrested Sunday night in Tennessee. Dartanin Mitchell, 33, was booked into the Shelby County Jail in Memphis, Tenn., ...

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Chamber launches Buy Local Week in Grand Junction

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Grand Valley residents can win a prize for shopping at a local business this week. Oct. 10-16 has been dubbed Buy Local Week by the Blue Band program, a project of the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce that encourages locals to shop at ...

County rejects protest on landscaping bid

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Mesa County commissioners on Monday unanimously rejected a Grand Junction landscape company’s request to rebid a service contract after its bid was trumped by another company. Grand Mesa Landscape Maintenance owner Deb Wieker had asked ...

Police Blotter, Oct. 11, 2011

By Staff

Cocaine suspect jailed Anthony Ritz, 21, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of possession of cocaine and driving under the influence, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Officers stopped Ritz on Sunday night near Seventh Street ...

Colorado River BLM proposal reins in travel, addresses oil, gas scenarios

By Dennis Webb

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Tamarisk beetle threatens bird nests

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The bug that eats through tamarisk like the Donner Party at an all-you-can-eat buffet has taken over territory in the West at an unexpectedly quick rate. On one hand, that bodes well for efforts to reduce the plant, but biologists now say the ...

Lochmiller witness hopes deal means probation

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The executive assistant who worked with many investors at failed Valley Investments is seeking probation instead of a prison sentence. Shawnee Carver, who testified against Valley Investments owner Philip Rand Lochmiller in his trial in July, ...

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