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For home-schoolers, ski lessons double as PE classes

By Staff

No odorous locker rooms can be found in the physical education class Tamar Clifford’s kids take. They don’t have to run a timed mile, nor do they get to play dodgeball. But their PE class may be the envy of all PE ...

Farm fire near Collbran destroys equipment

By Staff

An early morning fire at a farm northeast of Collbran consumed a shed and destroyed farm equipment valued at roughly $180,000, according to Mike Harvey, chief of the Plateau Valley Fire District. Harvey said crew responded to the fire around ...

Handguns, ammo found in parolee’s GJ home

By Staff

A routine search of a parolee’s home in the 600 block of Americana Drive yielded two handguns and a bevy of ammunition, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. David Harley Parker, 28, was arrested on suspicion of illegally ...

Doctor says gender the reason she lost her practice in Junction

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A former Grand Junction anesthesiologist is suing Community Hospital, saying that she lost her practice there because she is a woman. Dr. Hana Teissler said in the suit filed in Mesa County District Court that she was squeezed out of a job ...

Public safety facilities not on spring ballot

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Any effort to pitch a reworked sales-tax increase to Grand Junction voters to pay for a series of new public safety buildings will not happen this spring. The deadline to certify the contents of the April 7 municipal ballot is Friday , and ...

Preservationists, community colleges jostle for gaming revenue

By Staff

Community colleges seemed to hit the jackpot in an ailing economy when voters passed Amendment 50 in November. The amendment allowed casinos in Blackhawk, Central City and Cripple Creek to introduce games such as roulette, increase betting ...

Museum to show PBS series on Abe Lincoln

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A free screening of the PBS series “Looking for Lincoln,” will be Thursday at the Museum of the West, 462 Ute Ave., kicking off a series of events recognizing the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. The screening ...

Stimulus bill pleases clean-energy boosters

By Dennis Webb

Provisions in President Barack Obama’s economic stimulus bill are stimulating excitement among clean-energy advocates in Colorado. Scott Ely, owner of Sunsense Inc., a solar-energy company in Carbondale, said he’s happy to hear ...

Owners say economic downturn won’t change plans

By Staff

Expand your mind and recharge your soul. Gateway Canyons Resort is banking on that proposition, even as the economy spirals downward.  “I would not compare Gateway Canyons Resort apples to apples to resorts in general ... This ...

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Neighbors want commission to deny clearance for resort to offer air tours

By Staff

The occasional drone of a single-engine airplane coming in for a landing at Gateway Canyons Resort used to signal residents their wealthiest citizen, John Hendricks, was on the move. Beginning next year, the same sound, plus the whir of ...

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