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Three women honored for achievements

By Staff

An upcoming Women’s Foundation of Colorado luncheon will showcase the achievements of three local women. Gayle Berry, Susie Maclean and Jeanie Thomas live the foundation’s motto: “Think Big. Be Bold. Make ...

Drug Testing All Test 4-8-9

New drug-testing firm opens in Grand Junction

By Carrie Marfitano

Parents and employers who want to determine whether illegal drugs have been on their property have an initial diagnostic test available to them from a new company in town, All-Test. Company owner Troy Sievers will come to your home or ...


Animal shelter under new leadership

By Amy Hamilton

Veterinarian Laura DePalma has been the executive director of Roice-Hurst Humane Society for the past two weeks, and her to-do list keeps growing. DePalma, 36, who hails from North Carolina and graduated from St. George’s University ...

Two students from crash in Denver hospital

By Melinda Mawdsley

Two Mesa State College students injured in a one-vehicle rollover Saturday on Interstate 70 spent Easter in a Denver hospital. Kathryn Ball, of Evergreen, was listed in critical condition at Denver Health Medical Center on Sunday. ...

Cell phones, computers to track weed violations

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In their battle to keep weeds at bay and appease one of local residents’ chief gripes, Grand Junction city officials have a new weapon at their disposal this year. A computer chip. City employees who will begin actively enforcing Grand ...

Tax district would raise clean-energy funds

By Dennis Webb

An intergovernmental advisory board is asking the Garfield County Commission to explore creation of a special district that, with voter approval, would provide financing for residential and commercial clean-energy projects. Under the concept ...

Project Rulison mineral rights holders get boost

By Dennis Webb

A descendant of the man who owned the land and minerals at the Project Rulison site at the time of the 1969 underground nuclear blast there says two generations is too long to wait for compensation she believes the federal government owes her ...

Intoxicated man confronted by Glade Park homeowner

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A Fruita teenager was arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion that he entered the garage of a Glade Park home, where the homeowner confronted an intruder at gunpoint. Brandon Lee Hopson, 19, 1225 Santa Fe Drive, was arrested on suspicion ...


Easter marks reconciliation for more Catholics

By Carrie Marfitano

When Don Mayer was a child, the Catholic church played an essential role in his life. He was an altar boy and a member of the choir. He went to Catholic grade school and then to Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. Then he left the ...

2473 G RD FIRE V 041109

Access hinders crews as empty house burns

By Staff

A fire destroyed an abandoned house near 24 3/4 and G roads early morning Saturday. Firefighters were dispatched at 12:01 a.m. to 2473 G Road, where they found “an unmaintained, vacant house, fully involved in fire,” the Grand ...

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