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Bennet says his health bill amendment inspired by Grand Junction care system

By Emily Shockley

A health bill amendment authored by U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., would save Medicare $18 billion by offering incentives to health care communities that mirror Grand Junction’s model. Bennet discussed his amendment to health care ...

Downtown Uplift project to close Main Street beginning Monday

By Emily Shockley

Construction begins Monday on the Downtown Uplift project, which will close Main Street from east of First Street to west of Fourth Street through June. The second half of the project, stretching along Main from Fourth Street to Seventh ...

Fruita family loses home to fire, but generosity of others saves Christmas

By Emily Shockley

While the Hanvey family spent Christmas Eve picking through the remains of their Fruita home after a fire the night before, Grand Valley residents pulled together to give them a Merry Christmas. And for that support the family wanted to ...

Public school funding may be in jeopardy

By Charles Ashby

The biggest issue Colorado lawmakers will wrestle with as soon as the 2010 session opens this month will be the state budget, and few of them are looking forward to it. Because of an expected $1 billion revenue shortfall, which comes on top ...

Helmick prosecution tops $25,000

By Paul Shockley

The Mesa County District Attorney’s Office has asked a judge to order convicted murderer Miriam Helmick to pay a slew of costs topping $25,500 related to her case. In a recent filing, Assistant District Attorney Rich Tuttle asked Judge ...

Fruita man suspect in child assault

By Amy Hamilton

A Fruita man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. James David Andregg Jr., 35, was arrested after the child worked with investigators to call Andregg, who ...

No injuries in blaze on well pad near Silt

By Staff

The contents of two natural gas well flowback tanks caught fire south of Silt on Friday evening, sending up flames visible from Interstate 70. The fire occurred about 7 p.m. on an Antero Resources well pad. Antero Operations Manager Jon Black ...

Brrrrr: Icy December 4th coldest on record

By Amy Hamilton

A cold snap in December didn’t go unnoticed by Sher Ward of Mack. This year was the first she can remember when Canada geese on her property sought shelter in her dogs’ houses. “I had to shoo them out. Otherwise, the dogs ...

Religion Briefs, Jan. 2, 2010

By Staff

Musical performance scheduled Jan. 10 Mark Bradford, producer of the Righteous Pop Music Series, will perform at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 10 at Palisade Church of the Nazarene, 3595 Front St. Bradford has been providing music and worship for revivals, ...

Area births and marriages, Jan. 2, 2010

By Staff

BIRTHS St. Mary’s Hospital Jeremy and Kim Gerlach, Fruita, a daughter, Dec. 12. Jesse Sowerwine and Jessica Elliott, Grand Junction, a son, Dec. 12. Jeffrey and Danielle Malott, Fruita, a daughter, Dec. 13. Richard Bingham and ...

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