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042711 2A Central speech te

12 heading to speech, debate nationals

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A dozen students from School District 51 will compete in the National Forensic Leagues national tournament June 13–18 in Dallas. Central High School qualified the most local students for the national tournament. The school will send ...

Bill sets up business training for judges

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — If the state’s judges knew more how businesses operate, they could do a better job ruling in business matters, a state lawmaker says. That’s why Rep. Mark Waller, R-Colorado Springs, wants to use $500,000 from the ...

UPDATE: Bobby’s Birthday Bash secures fairgrounds use license

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UPDATE 10:35 AM: Bobby’s Birthday Bash could move to fairgrounds Mesa County Commissioners unanimously approved a use license* for Bobby’s Birthday Bash to be held at the Mesa County Fairgrounds, instead of Loma, where promoter ...

Weather Service issues freeze warning

By Amy Hamilton

Hold that trowel and keep the plants inside. Just when you thought it was safe to plant that garden, the weather has its own ideas. A freeze warning is in effect for midnight Tuesday to 9 a.m. Wednesday, with temperatures threatening to dip ...

041411 Judgment Day

Sitting in judgment? May 21 your day

By Amy Hamilton

The end of days is coming soon, in 25 days to be exact, according to two billboards in Grand Junction. A media campaign that has traveled the world to announce that Judgment Day will be May 21 has caught the attention of more than a few Grand ...

Japanese students 042011

Japanese students immerse themselves in American culture at Clifton school

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It has been Kanako Horie’s dream to study in America since she first heard her mother speak English. “I thought it was so cool,” Horie said. The 16-year-old’s dream came true last fall when she arrived at Christian ...

042211 Mesa Land Trust

Fruitlands Forever protects Palisade farms

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Bruce Talbott is a fifth-generation Palisade fruit grower, his surname synonymous with the Grand Valley’s renowned fruit industry. He’d like for his children to be the sixth generation to carry on with the business. It’s ...

Man’s death in desert was a homicide

By Staff

The death of a 50-year-old man in the desert this weekend has been ruled a homicide by the Mesa County Coroner’s Office, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. Police believe the deceased, David Albert Gerry of Grand ...

Cost for new roof on jail: $653,000

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Mesa County commissioners awarded a $653,000 contract Monday to a Delta contractor to replace the roof that covers the Sheriff’s Department and jail. Odyssey Roofing’s bid came in the lowest of the five bids received by the county ...

Democrats scuttle redistricting panel

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The Senate co-chairman of a bipartisan panel on congressional redistricting officially called an end to the panel’s work Monday. Sen. Rollie Heath said he plans to introduce a map of his own. The Boulder Democrat said it ...

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