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Public land becomes ugly dumping ground

By Amy Hamilton

Every year starting at about this time, area public land starts to take a beating. With higher costs of dumping at landfills, some people invariably feel it’s OK to dump trash on federal land, said Erin Curtis, spokeswoman for Grand ...


Tabeguache Trail going to the dogs

By Amy Hamilton

For more than the past decade, Linda McBride has relished walking her dogs off leash in the Tabeguache Recreation Area on public land just a few miles west of Grand Junction’s downtown. But in recent years, a pileup of dog waste at ...


Eleven graduate from QUEST Academy

By Melinda Mawdsley

Erin Lehr and Kendra Zehner took different paths to end up on the same graduation stage. Eleven seniors, including Lehr and Zehner, graduated from QUEST Preparatory Academy during a Saturday ceremony at Clifton Christian Church. Lehr and ...


Six seniors celebrate small-town roots

By Dennis Webb

DE BEQUE — A big and exciting world awaits De Beque High School’s Class of 2009, but before heading out into it, graduates looked back fondly Saturday on their small-town beginnings. A mere six seniors received their diplomas in ...


Perfect attendance earns Central grad a Subaru Impreza

By Melinda Mawdsley

The best thing Mandy Johnson ever won was a stuffed gorilla at an arcade — until Saturday. Johnson, a Central High School graduate, was the lucky winner of a 2009 white Subaru Impreza given away as part of School District 51 and ...


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Mesa State’s pomp and circumstance

By Amy Hamilton

Keith Hejl was a bit more emotional than he thought he would be, watching his wife, Billie JoAnn, graduate Saturday from Mesa State College with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. While hundreds of graduates strolled across the stage at ...


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City, residents, business make plans for heart of Grand Junction

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Gordon Nicholson gazes at the mammoth house, the one whose red brick exterior and interior woodwork appear virtually the same as they did when it was built more than a century ago. And the neighbor who lives a block away can’t imagine a ...


Historic district plan mix-up vexes neighbors

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For nearly 25 years, the residents of the North Seventh Street Historic Residential District have operated under the belief that a plan was in place to protect their neighborhood from land uses that strayed from traditional single-family ...


Pollard will stay open, sans Jeep

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Pollard Brothers Motors in Montrose will remain in business, just not with the Jeep franchise. Chrysler is withdrawing its franchise agreement with the dealership, but the dealership still will offer Jeep service, owner Jeff Pollard ...


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VA Medical Center officials looking ahead to next 40 years

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The Grand Junction Veterans Affairs Medical Center observed its 60th anniversary with a nod to its past and a time capsule intended to be opened on the 100th anniversary. Medical Center Director Terry Atienza drew laughs from about 80 people ...


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