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Hundreds gather at veterans’ cemetery

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Growing up in Pomeroy, Iowa, it was tradition for Mary Jo Hughes and her three brothers and sisters to visit the town’s cemetery on Memorial Day, to decorate the graves and pay homage to those who had gone before them. “It was ...

Legislator has stake in La Plata County lawsuit

By Charles Ashby

The Gunnison legislator who may be faced with the difficult challenge of running a re-election campaign as a write-in candidate has one final chance to get her name on the fall ballot. Rep. Kathleen Curry left the Democratic Party late last ...

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Man accused of vehicular assault

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A transient staying at a North Avenue motel was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion that he tried to drive over a worker directing traffic at the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series after ignoring the worker’s ...

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Garden is payback for help

By Amy Hamilton

Not long ago, the vacant lot across from Rich Nye’s home was a barren and overlooked patch of dirt and rocks alongside a downtown Grand Junction street. But back in February, Nye had a vision for the lot, and that idea has taken root. ...

Gravel pit plan raises concerns for neighbors

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Neighbors of a proposed gravel pit at 104 29 3/4 Road are concerned that traffic associated with the pit will put a strain on the narrow, two-lane road. More than 50 people attended a picnic May 22 so they could discuss the proposed pit and ...

Fruita tries to keep hold of shoppers

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There are roughly 11,000 people living in Fruita who may be eating and shopping a lot somewhere other than where they live. The way city officials see it, there’s no reason they can’t do those things at the west end of the Grand ...

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Gas line severed; fire, flood come next

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A Grand Junction homeowner digging a trench to install an irrigation line in his backyard accidentally hit a gas line Sunday afternoon, sparking a fire that burned for hours and created a spectacle in a downtown neighborhood. The residents at ...

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Don’t worry; bee happy

By Amy Hamilton

With the Grand Valley on the brink of warmer temperatures with winds calming, residents may be more likely to spot bees swarming. Bees swarm when a new queen bee has been created and she breaks off from the hive and is surrounded by worker ...


Desert flowers going wild, but if you want to see them, hurry up

By Amy Hamilton

The Colorado State University Tri-River Extension Office has been flooded with calls. “Have you seen the wildflowers?” people ask breathlessly, according to Mesa County extension employee Carol Bonet-Butler. Indeed, if you ...

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Rx drug abuse a growing problem for doctors, officials

By Paul Shockley

It was a scene close to what Dr. Marc Breen remembered from hospitals in Chicago. Last December, Breen found himself swamped with new patients over the course of his 12-hour shifts at the emergency room of Community Hospital: three to four ...

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