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Bench would benefit from 2nd woman

By Dennis Webb

ASPEN — Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor said in Aspen Wednesday that the court would benefit from the addition of a second female justice. Diversity in gender, race and other areas such as geographic origin ...


Colorado Fit 7-1-9

Coloradans fittest in U.S., but Mesa County obesity rate higher than state’s

By Amy Hamilton

Colorado still reigns as the most svelte state, but Mesa County residents could stand to lose some weight, according to recent surveys. A report released Wednesday by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ...


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Plants could help to capture carbon

By Dennis Webb

ASPEN — Carbon-absorbing natural landscapes hold one answer to the question of how to slow down climate change, Deputy Interior Secretary David Hayes told an audience Wednesday. “I think we have some exciting opportunities to take ...


July 4th Events July 03, 2009

By Melinda Mawdsley

If anyone in western Colorado complains about having nothing to do on the Fourth of July, he or she isn’t looking very hard. From pancake breakfasts to fireworks, communities throughout the region are offering plenty of Independence Day ...


New episodes of ‘Mealtime’ this month on Channel 12

By Staff

“Mealtime in Mesa County,” a cooking show that airs on Mesa County Cable Channel 12, will have new episodes starting this month . The show teaches how to quickly prepare low-cost, healthy meals for families. Each episode will ...


E. Coli shuts down lake

By Staff

The lake at James M. Robb Colorado River State Park is closed for the summer because of the presence of Escherichia Coli, park personnel said Tuesday. The lake has been closed to swimmers for the past two summers due to E. coli exceeding ...


E. Coli shuts down lake

By Staff

The lake at James M. Robb Colorado River State Park is closed for the summer because of the presence of Escherichia Coli, park personnel said Tuesday. The lake has been closed to swimmers for the past two summers due to E. coli exceeding ...


Conservatives’ July 4 tea party planned in GJ

By Staff

A Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate seat will speak on Independence Day to a Grand Junction tea party. Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck will speak at the 7 p.m. event. Buck is the second potential Senate candidate to speak to a ...


Crews keep eye on fire in Bookcliffs

By Staff

A fire in Hunters Canyon consumed 25 acres by 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management Unit fire crews battled the blaze, located about 15 miles north-northwest of Grand Junction near the Bookcliffs. Firefighters ...


Parachute man drops gun, accidentally shoots himself

By Paul Shockley

A Parachute man was hospitalized late Monday after reportedly shooting himself accidentally by dropping a handgun. According to report released Tuesday by the Garfield County Sheriff’s Department, deputies were called out around 9:20 ...


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