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State has no plans to bring back wolverines

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The young male wolverine known as M56 is unlikely to get any company in the Colorado high country for a year at least. U.S. Forest Service officials Thursday told a Club 20 committee that any thought of reintroducing the animal, which last ...

Breakfast fund nets $1,300 from public

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The District 51 Start Smart Breakfast Fund, intended to help the district keep reduced-price breakfasts free for needy students, collected $1,305 from 13 donors before legislators decided to continue to fund the breakfast program. During the ...

021511 IRS VS Service dog

Spat leads to debate: is dog a pet or assistant?

By Amy Hamilton

A dustup involving a disabled man and his service dog being denied into Grand Junction’s office of the Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday revealed the man has a history of confrontations in the Grand Valley. Palisade resident John ...

021611 Fruita Health Club

Fruita’s new facility unfair competition, critics charge

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Less than a month after opening its doors, the Fruita Community Center has sold so many memberships and drummed up so much drop-in business that managers will extend operations on Friday evenings by two hours, open the pool on weekday ...

Energy developer Williams intends to split into two firms

By Dennis Webb

The largest energy developer in western Colorado’s Piceance Basin intends to split into two companies, it said Wednesday. Williams says it plans to create a separate, as-yet-unnamed exploration and production company, while keeping its ...


Lawsuit claims negligence in death of racer

By Paul Shockley

A lawsuit filed by a Front Range couple alleges negligence on the part of numerous entities, including Grand Junction Motor Speedway and its owner, in the death of a young girl during a racing event last summer. Jason and Tracy Duncan, the ...

060110 Moab tailings

Administration plan trims funds for Moab-area tailings work

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The Obama administration wants to reduce spending for the removal of millions of tons of uranium mill tailings near Moab, Utah. The administration’s budget for fiscal 2012, which begins Oct. 1, proposes to slice about $9 million in ...

Oil shale-area congressmen critical of leasing review

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The two congressmen whose districts encompass most of the nation’s oil shale lands said the Obama administration missed the mark in announcing it will reconsider leasing rules. The congressmen, one a Democrat and the other a Republican, ...

021611 Borders to close

Grand Junction Borders store to close by April 30

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Robert Baker frequently comes to Borders, 2464 U.S. Highway 6&50, to grab a mocha and check out deals on hot-rod magazines. That routine will come to an end by April 30, the deadline for the Grand Junction store and 199 other Borders ...

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Community spirit grows from school garden

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

What started as a way to show Wingate Elementary students the food-growing process has turned into a community effort to build a kid-friendly garden that will supply vegetables to the school’s cafeteria. Last spring, students filled a ...

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