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Warm-hearted clothing project of teen goes on after her death

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The day before she died, Fruita Monument High School student Caitlyn True dressed as a homeless person as part of a class presentation so she could introduce Warm Hearts, a blanket- and coat-collecting project for her community. The next day, ...

103110 Pumpkin Chunkin

Crunchin’ those pumpkins

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Jeff Smith’s pumpkin chunkin’ days began when he saw radio station KEKB’s attempt at pumpkin launching in the late 1990s. “It was lame,” Smith said of the country station’s pumpkin thrower. He set out to ...

Math Science outreach 10261

Winning formula boosts interest in math, science for Junction kids

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Other contraptions shook as though they were being filmed in a wind tunnel for a Jell-O commercial, but Cheyenne Fortin’s toothpick-and-marshmallow structure held together as though made of structural steel subjected to a gentle ...

MMJ Growing at home 102910

Marijuana growers coming out of the weeds to plant their medicinal product indoors

By Amy Hamilton

The owner of Desert Bloom Hydroponics, 445 Pitkin Ave., couldn’t have guessed his business would be so green friendly. Nearly two years ago when Kurtis Houston transformed a carpet store into one that helps people grow plants indoors, ...

Judge bars removal of trustees

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A judge has headed off a threat by county commissioners to dismiss members of the Montrose Memorial Hospital board of trustees. District Judge Jeff Herron has granted a temporary restraining order against the Montrose County ...

Political betting sites offer odds-on chances on how races will go

By Charles Ashby

Nevermind the polls, several online betting websites already called the races. According to many, the Republicans will gain a majority in the U.S. House but likely won’t in the Senate, Democrat John Hickenlooper will run away with the ...

Money walks from GOP to Hickenlooper campaign

By Charles Ashby

Like most Republicans, Verda Patterson believes governments should be fiscally conservative and business friendly. But unlike many in the Grand Old Party, the Grand Junction resident isn’t involved in the tea party movement that helped ...

102810 Cemetery workers

Spook hunters OK, busy cemetery workers say; but beware, clear out by 10 at night

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In the next few days, David Nave expects to be buried in work. For reasons unknown to him, springtime and late October and early November are the busiest times of year for burials at Orchard Mesa Cemetery. As cemetery crew leader, Nave, 47, ...

Traffic Alert, Oct. 31, 2010

By Staff

The following road closures and maintenance projects may impact traffic this week: CDOT Widening of Interstate 70 Business This project will widen I-70B between 24 Road and 24 3/4 Road. Concrete work will continue on the north side of the ...

Police seek driver after hit-and-run accident

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction police are seeking a driver in an early Saturday morning hit-and-run crash in Fruitvale that injured three teenage passengers. Five teenagers were traveling in a Honda Civic at 4 a.m. on Hermosa Court off 29 Road, when the ...

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