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Men with cancer bond in support group

By Amy Hamilton

It was about five years ago when Walt Beigegrain flopped onto his bed, crossed his arms and felt a lump on his chest. “What is that?” he wondered. About five weeks later, after summoning the courage to seek help, his doctor ...


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Deals aim to increase travel, tourism

By Emily Shockley

Want to fly from Grand Junction to Hawaii? That’ll be $560 round trip. Prefer London? Prices are only $710 if you book now for July. Prices are the lowest they’ve been in years for some prime vacation destinations, thanks to ...


Riders in Montrose left at curb as cab company closes today

By Staff

The taxi business on the Western Slope has been traveling a bumpy road. Business is so bad in Montrose that the only cab company in the city is closing today. “This Sunday evening, May 31, 9 p.m., we will close our doors,” said ...


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Free vasectomy for Father’s Day

By Paul Shockley

“Hey, so, you’re having a vasectomy?” It’s the one question Dr. Jamie Lowe says she has yet to eavesdrop on at her Glenwood Springs medical practice. She wishes she heard it more, particularly from men. “The ...


Mesa County suicides at all-time high

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A new report shows the number of people who killed themselves in Mesa County reached all-time highs in 2007 and 2008, and suicide prevention experts acknowledge they’re having difficulty tackling a complex, misunderstood and underfunded ...


Silt woman hurt in crash

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A 21-year-old Silt woman remained in critical condition Saturday night after she was pulled from a creek after a rollover accident south of Silt early Friday. The Colorado State Patrol said Teal Harper was driving north on Garfield County ...


Forget memorizing, new academic standards call for conceptualizing

By Emily Shockley

Ask most kids to name all 50 states, and they quickly can browse Web-search results and spout the answer. New academic standards for Colorado, now in draft form, ask teachers to downplay simple facts such as the one above in classroom ...


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Revamped Colorado Ave. welcomes shoppers, drivers

By Emily Shockley

Only two dim streetlights lit the south side of the 400 block when owner Bill Keith moved Quilters’ Corner into 421 Colorado Ave. Customers who frequented the store when it was on Main Street had only to walk south instead of north ...


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Some service sector workers see tips slowly returning

By Staff

Dining out, or even ordering in, usually entails tipping. Waiters, pizza delivery drivers and bartenders say tips are down. The slide began at the start of the year, many of them say, but some said business appears to be picking up again, ...


Listings increase fourfold in 1 year

By Emily Shockley

Half as many homes were sold during the first three months of this year compared to last year, according to Grand Junction Area Realtors Association data. Home sales numbered 1,055 in the first quarter of 2008 and dropped to 509 in the first ...


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