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It’s official: Beloved park now Rocket Park

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The sign has always read “Melrose Park,” but for the people who live near 26th Street and Orchard Avenue and have flocked to the little park for decades, that designation might as well have been written in a foreign language. For ...


Former teacher’s attorney seeks new trial

By Paul Shockley

A former Grand Junction High School administrator recently convicted of attempted Internet luring of child and attempted enticement of a child is seeking a new trial. In a motion filed last week, attorney Colleen Scissors said her client, ...

Penry, McInnis bash Ritter’s oil shale position

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The two Grand Junction Republicans hoping to replace Gov. Bill Ritter said a federal oil shale decision supported by Ritter offers little hope to the Western Slope economy. Ritter, a Democrat seeking his second term next November, said he ...

Fewer jobs, job seekers in Grand Valley

By Emily Shockley

Grand Junction’s unemployment rate dropped in September. So did the number of people with jobs or seeking jobs. Local unemployment dropped 0.3 of a percentage point to 8.5 percent last month, according to the Colorado Department of ...

Senate hopeful: America eroding

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Jane Norton, a Grand Junction native campaigning for the U.S. Senate, said Wednesday during a stop in Grand Junction she is “running against big government.” Norton, a Republican and former lieutenant governor, told about 45 ...

Clinic out of vaccine within a few hours; more to come soon

By Staff

A clinic offering H1N1 vaccines at the Mesa County Health Department ran out of doses after only a couple hours Wednesday. The clinic was for pregnant women and children with chronic medical conditions. The Health Department received 1,500 ...

Man pinned, injured by tree branch

By Amy Hamilton

A man doing yard work on a riding lawn mower Wednesday at a small apartment complex was helped by neighbors after he became pinned by a large tree branch. Neighbors said they were told by emergency responders that the man was breathing on his ...

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Police search for man who robbed Orchard Mesa bank

By Melinda Mawdsley

A suspect was on the loose after robbing an Orchard Mesa bank Wednesday evening. The suspect is described as a white man between the ages of 20 to 30. He was last seen wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt after stealing an undetermined amount ...

Gateway recognized as top adventure resort

By Staff

Gateway Canyons Resort will be featured in a travel TV show and on a Web site as the best adventure resort in Colorado. “The Official Best Of” produces annual showcases of states’ best attractions as determined by the ...

Grand Valley Transit ridership hits all-time high

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Grand Valley Transit ridership surged to an all-time high in September, a boost officials attributed to the sagging economy and the bus service’s new south downtown transfer station. Grand Valley Transit registered 75,711 passenger ...

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