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Weather Service issues freeze warning

By Amy Hamilton

Hold that trowel and keep the plants inside. Just when you thought it was safe to plant that garden, the weather has its own ideas. A freeze warning is in effect for midnight Tuesday to 9 a.m. Wednesday, with temperatures threatening to dip ...

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Sitting in judgment? May 21 your day

By Amy Hamilton

The end of days is coming soon, in 25 days to be exact, according to two billboards in Grand Junction. A media campaign that has traveled the world to announce that Judgment Day will be May 21 has caught the attention of more than a few Grand ...

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Japanese students immerse themselves in American culture at Clifton school

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It has been Kanako Horie’s dream to study in America since she first heard her mother speak English. “I thought it was so cool,” Horie said. The 16-year-old’s dream came true last fall when she arrived at Christian ...

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Fruitlands Forever protects Palisade farms

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Bruce Talbott is a fifth-generation Palisade fruit grower, his surname synonymous with the Grand Valley’s renowned fruit industry. He’d like for his children to be the sixth generation to carry on with the business. It’s ...

Man’s death in desert was a homicide

By Staff

The death of a 50-year-old man in the desert this weekend has been ruled a homicide by the Mesa County Coroner’s Office, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. Police believe the deceased, David Albert Gerry of Grand ...

Cost for new roof on jail: $653,000

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Mesa County commissioners awarded a $653,000 contract Monday to a Delta contractor to replace the roof that covers the Sheriff’s Department and jail. Odyssey Roofing’s bid came in the lowest of the five bids received by the county ...

Democrats scuttle redistricting panel

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The Senate co-chairman of a bipartisan panel on congressional redistricting officially called an end to the panel’s work Monday. Sen. Rollie Heath said he plans to introduce a map of his own. The Boulder Democrat said it ...

Health-care exchange wins an early approval

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The idea of creating health care exchanges in Colorado didn’t become controversial until Congress approved a health insurance reform measure last year, Senate Democrats said Monday. So why would it be now, asked Sen. ...

8 area students named Daniels Fund scholars

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Two Grand Valley students are among the 267 students picked this year to receive a Daniels Fund scholarship. Amy Gekas of Palisade High School and Garrick Lemley of Grand Junction High School will receive scholarship money to attend the ...

BLM revises Oxbow mining report for comments

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A revised environmental assessment that would allow Oxbow Mining LLC to mine approximately 800 acres for nearly 3.8 million tons of coal is available again for public comment. The comment period ends May 9. The original ...

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