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Formerly homeless man helps others turn lives around

By Amy Hamilton

Washing machines and dryers work nonstop, and people are settling in along the long rectangular table nearby to drink coffee and make a plan for the day. During the chaos of a normal day at the Grand Valley Catholic Outreach Day Center, one ...

CDOT’s mineral rights affirmed

By Dennis Webb

A Garfield County case is headed back for lower court review after the Colorado Supreme Court ruled the Colorado Department of Transportation wasn’t prohibited at the time from acquiring underlying mineral rights when it condemned land ...

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White knight and his lady celebrate another Valentine’s Day

By Rachel Sauer

The guy was being obnoxious and, worse, he had her cornered. She scanned the crowd for a lifeline and caught the eye of Len Brown. He barely knew her — his younger brother was dating her best friend — but he liked the looks of ...

GJ airport takes off on new website

By Staff

Grand Junction Regional Airport has launched a new website that allows users to book their flights directly from the site and sign up for mobile alerts so they can track arriving and departing flights. The new website also features ...

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Silverton Skijoring

By William Woody

Dozens of skiers compete in the second annual Skijoring competition along Blake Street in downtown Silverton during the 2011 Wild West Snowscape Saturday Feb. 12, 2011.  ...


Reporter wakes up to reality of shelter

By Amy Hamilton

It’s such a subtle thing it’s almost too easy to miss as the North Avenue traffic roars by. It starts slowly at first, as the sun’s last rays scroll through the parking lot outside the brick, brown and crimson-trimmed ...


Curvy line brings this homeless artist to GJ

By Amy Hamilton

Mark Shipley never intended to land in Grand Junction. He had moved from Berkeley, Calif., and was living in Ridgway with a girlfriend when the bottom fell out. “I lost my job and my girlfriend in the same day,” the 48-year-old ...

Jailed teacher’s aide no longer works for Dist. 51

By Paul Shockley

A teacher’s assistant who had been on paid leave while still jailed in Mesa County is no longer employed by School District 51, according to a district official. District 51 spokesman Jeff Kirtland said Travis M. Cernazanu, 36, of Grand ...

Fruita seniors savor their can-do spirit

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It was a celebration worth dressing up for, and flattened pop-can hats, purses, and vests with pop-tab trim seemed the most appropriate attire for Fruita resident Ellen Roberts. Roberts spent four months assembling the pop-can outfits for ...

Mesa State students engineer trebuchet feat

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Hurling projectiles at a wooden castle may sound like a fun way for Mesa State College students to spend an afternoon, but in the case of Saturday’s third annual trebuchet challenge, it also was educational. The mechanical engineering ...

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