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When disaster strikes ... it’s usually far from the Grand Valley

By Rachel Sauer

The first thing we can do is put hurricanes from our minds. Save some cataclysmic event of the science fiction variety — meteorite strikes Earth, say, wiping out half the North American continent and making the Grand Valley a balmy ...

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Skateboarding, aerosol art meet at Mural Jam

By Rachel Sauer

They started by dipping fat brushes into a pot of brown poster paint and sweeping swaths of wavy hair onto the low red wall. With the theme of their art determined, Ruby Gutierrez, 3, clutched her brush in her fist and headed in a face-ward ...

Montrose robber still eluding law officers

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The FBI and Montrose Police Department continued to search Saturday for a bank robber, but they had no new information to share otherwise. The person who robbed the Alpine Bank branch at 1400 East Main Street on Friday ...


Mormon women share stories on communal quilt

By Rachel Sauer

Stories aren’t always told with words. Sometimes they’re told in tiny, even stitches, in scraps of fabric assembled into vivid patterns, in the evidence of the hands that did the stitching and assembling. Women have long written ...

Ad campaign applauds lawmakers who approved natural gas over coal

By Charles Ashby

A full-page advertisement that ran in several Colorado newspapers Friday thanked Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Colorado Legislature for approving an air-quality-implementation plan, but it doesn’t mean those lawmakers actually liked ...

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Montrose to celebrate ethnic roots

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The inaugural International Music and Food Festival, to be held in downtown Montrose next month, was hatched from an idea to spotlight local cultural diversity within the Uncompahgre Valley. The event, slated for July 2 at ...

Norton joins nonprofit dedicated to sober life

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Former Lt. Gov. Jane Norton joined Phoenix Multisport Inc. in Denver as director of development for the nonprofit organization, which supports people recovering from alcohol and substance abuse. Norton, a Grand Junction native, said she is ...

Brothers accused of murder attempt; both jailed on bond

By Paul Shockley

Two Grand Junction brothers are accused of assaulting a man with a knife and causing a traffic accident during an incident that developed over the span of two days earlier this month, according to an arrest affidavit. A parole client, Efren ...

Tipton joins bipartisan vote to reject Libyan mission

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The United States should withdraw all of its forces from Libya, where President Barack Obama committed forces three months ago in support of rebels seeking to oust dictator Moammar Gadhafi, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said. Tipton joined ...

Judge nixes trial delay for ex-DA Serra

By Amy Hamilton

A judge this week denied a motion to postpone the upcoming trial of former 7th Judicial District Attorney Myrl Serra. Serra, who is facing a number of allegations of sexual misconduct with female employees, in a motion filed in early June ...

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