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SOW: Senior takes charge of many leadership posts

By Carrie Marfitano

Julia Traylor Grand Junction High School Senior Julia Traylor is a leader. She is president of three organizations at her school: FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America), Latin Club and the Principals Student Advisory ...


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Three thousand locals do community chores

By Amy Hamilton

Carol Branscom had no desire to belong to a church ever again. She had been a Mormon and a Lutheran and attended another Christian church for a while. She was further put off when her good friend was denied access as a member to a local ...


Firm to build Collbran Valley pipeline

By Staff

While many energy companies are scaling back their Western Slope operations in the economic recession, one company is pushing forward with the construction of a pipeline to feed a natural gas processing plant that recently doubled its ...


Firefighters need special training tower

By Amy Hamilton

It’s not as common these days to see firefighters burning down donated homes for practice. Fire departments must conduct asbestos abatement and abide by an increasing number of safety requirements before burning old homes, a process ...


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Grand Junction woman has turned her life around after methamphetamine addiction

By Amy Hamilton

Tina Castro was 16 when she became hooked on methamphetamine. More than two decades later, the Grand Junction woman has turned her life around and is being heralded for her leadership and stellar work ethic. Castro, 38, who served four years ...


McInnis says he and Penry could both be guv someday

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If he and Josh Penry can work together, the Western Slope could control the Colorado governorship for 16 years, Scott McInnis said. McInnis, a Grand Junction resident who represented the 3rd Congressional District for 12 years, is vying for ...


Two dead, two more missing after boat capsizes at Lake Powell

By Amy Hamilton

Two people are dead and two others are presumed dead after strong winds Saturday capsized a boat on Lake Powell that was carrying three couples in their 50s and 60s, all from Arizona and Florida. Among the dead were Mary Anne Taranto of ...


Investigators not ready to say house fires a pattern

By Amy Hamilton

When an abandoned home in north Grand Junction burned down at about midnight on Friday, April 10, nobody thought much about it. However, after a second abandoned home in the general area burned at about the same time the following Friday ...


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By Melinda Mawdsley

Selva Castellano was happy to spend four hours throwing junk into a Dumpster. The 16-year-old had no idea that disposing of broken bikes and dilapidated headboards at Clifton’s Candlewood Park could be rewarding. “It just feels ...


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‘The Killing Season’ tests mettle of local law enforcement agencies

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It began with an argument that led to a mentally ill son fatally shooting his father. It ended with someone binding, raping and strangling a Mesa College coed inside her apartment. During the intervening months of 1975, there was so much ...


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