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Rifle resident forming animal sanctuary

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Rifle resident Lu Anne Herman searches Craigslist.org for the sad stories in hopes of creating happy ones. The founder of Greta’s Kingdom, an animal rescue service, scours the site searching for Western Slope pet owners giving their ...

Family doesn’t pursue lawsuit in cancer death blamed on fracking chemicals

By Dennis Webb

The legal case of a Rifle man who died of cancer he believed came from working with hydraulic-fracturing chemicals has been dismissed after his family failed to pursue it. Jose Lara won court approval to give a deposition last year so his ...


Trio of women early entrants in commission races

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With nearly a year and a half to go before the 2012 general election, three women already are lining up bids to fill two spots on the Mesa County Commission. Construction management company owner Jana Gerow of Grand Junction, farmer and ...

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Snowmass fossil site continues to be ‘treasure trove’

By Dennis Webb

Day by day, an Ice Age fossil site discovered last fall near Snowmass Village is continuing to grow in stature and scientific importance as excavators retrieve bones by the boxes full. The Denver Museum of Nature & Science resumed digging ...

Council not too keen on making its email public

By Amy Hamilton

Making emails between Grand Junction City Council members routinely accessible to the public may create more problems than it would solve, according to consensus of the board Saturday during a daylong retreat. City staff members were directed ...

Sexual abuse prompts meeting in Delta

By William Woody

DELTA — The Delta Police Department will sponsor a public meeting designed to educate residents about child sexual and physical abuse and what services are available for victims. The meeting will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at ...

All Points Transit seeks feedback

By Staff

MONTROSE — All Points Transit, a transportation provider for the cities of Montrose, Delta, Olathe and communities on the west end of Montrose County, will sponsor a series of public meetings seeking feedback to improve service. All ...

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Junction woman retires globe-trotting bicycle

By Paul Shockley

Beth Littleton said there was only one proper way to say goodbye to her 1950 Raleigh bicycle. On the road. Saturday morning, Littleton, along with friends and family, saddled up for a roughly five-mile ride from her home to downtown Grand ...

Collbran man hurt in crash

By Paul Shockley

The Colorado State Patrol said distracted driving may have factored into a rollover traffic accident Saturday morning near Collbran. Darr Tolman, 52, of Collbran, was thrown from a 2002 Kia sedan when his vehicle careened off Colorado Highway ...

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Harkening back to frontier life

By William Woody

Hard work, traditional living and ingenuity, ingredients for life in the Grand Valley 100 years ago, were explored Saturday as part of Heritage Days at Cross Orchards Museum. Wool spinning, blacksmithing, soap making, honey production and ...

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