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Best of Bridge, March 28, 2010

By Staff

Here are results from recent bridge games: March 17: Helen Bledsoe and Mary Blackburn; Doreen Pond and Martha Scott; Ann McFarland and Betty Johnson. March 18: Linda Marah and Cheryl Spray; Bledsoe and Marilyn McLaughlin; Vicki Lamb and Jim ...

Weekly Planner, March 28, 2010

By Staff

Monday, March 29 The Mesa County Young Republicans after hours event, The Ale House, 2531 N. 12th St., 5-7 p.m., Republican candidates running for office will be invited to attend the meet and greet social event, appetizers provided, $5, ...

Book notes, March 28, 2010

By Staff

New writers’ forum seeks input at meeting today The Western Colorado Writers’ Forum, a new nonprofit, recently received a grant from the Grand Junction Arts Commission and plans to use the funds for a poetry contest. The contest, ...

State’s 4th-graders fare well in literacy

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Colorado ranked eighth in the nation in 2009 for percentage of fourth-grade students scoring at or above grade level in reading on statewide, standardized tests. Last week, the National Assessment of Educational Progress released average ...

Meth trafficking suspected; two jailed

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Two men were arrested early Saturday near mile marker 24 on Interstate 70 on suspicion of trying to traffic methamphetamine into Colorado. Juan Carlos Zepeda, 33, and Timoteo Aguayo-Zepeda, 39, were in possession of 2.6 pounds of suspected ...

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Junction unemployment rockets to 9.7%

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Despite more job openings, local unemployment ballooned again, reaching a seasonally adjusted rate of 9.7 percent in February. Meanwhile, job orders at the Mesa County Workforce Center stayed above 100 every day in February, up from an ...

Local Briefs, March 26, 2010

By Staff

Poetry in the Streets funded by grant The Western Colorado Writers’ Forum, a new nonprofit organization, recently received a grant from the Grand Junction Arts Commission and plans to use the funds for a poetry contest. The contest, ...

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Doctor testifies Grabe ignored spiritual advice

By Paul Shockley

A doctor testified Friday that Allen Grabe insisted Jesus urged Grabe not to murder his son. The Pear Park father and professed Christian “had to overcome” that advice in pulling the trigger in September 2008, according to a ...

House votes on bill to lower late trailer registration fees

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado House drew a line in the sand Friday with the Senate over a measure to lower late registration fees for trailers. As drafted, House Bill 1211 would lower the fees to $10 on trailers that weigh less than 2,000 pounds. Currently, ...

Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic marks its 24th year

By Dave Buchanan

An unheralded event that began at Powderhorn Ski Area almost a quarter of a century ago is about to kick off its 24th year as the largest adaptive learn-to-ski event in the world. The 24th annual National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports ...

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