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Montrose low-income residents get home-repair help

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Habitat for Humanity in Montrose recently started a program to help low-income residents make home repairs. Habitat volunteers are working with Thrivent Builds members and local Lutheran church volunteers to replace windows ...


Police: Dad under suspicion wasn’t suspect in ’04 abuse

By Paul Shockley

In slightly less than seven years, a Grand Junction man’s name has been raised in three child-abuse investigations involving young children. In the oldest case, Dartanin Mitchell, 33, was not eyed for involvement after an investigation, ...

New law lets counties avoid penalty resulting from mineral-lease funds

By Dennis Webb

A new Colorado law should help local counties keep from being penalized in dollars received from one federal program because of how much they get from another. The measure lets counties establish special districts, separate from the counties ...

Left-out nuclear workers can get aid

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People who maintained grounds, did construction work, rode fire trucks or shuffled paper in what now is known as the Grand Junction Office of the U.S. Department of Energy have been declared eligible for medical coverage of radiation-related ...

Roadwork by mall almost finished

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Construction on U.S. Highway 6&50 between 24 and 24 3/4 roads is scheduled to wrap up Friday. The $11 million Colorado Department of Transportation project originally was scheduled to end April 19. But bad weather, utility issues and ...

When disaster strikes ... it’s usually far from the Grand Valley

By Rachel Sauer

The first thing we can do is put hurricanes from our minds. Save some cataclysmic event of the science fiction variety — meteorite strikes Earth, say, wiping out half the North American continent and making the Grand Valley a balmy ...

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Skateboarding, aerosol art meet at Mural Jam

By Rachel Sauer

They started by dipping fat brushes into a pot of brown poster paint and sweeping swaths of wavy hair onto the low red wall. With the theme of their art determined, Ruby Gutierrez, 3, clutched her brush in her fist and headed in a face-ward ...

Montrose robber still eluding law officers

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The FBI and Montrose Police Department continued to search Saturday for a bank robber, but they had no new information to share otherwise. The person who robbed the Alpine Bank branch at 1400 East Main Street on Friday ...


Mormon women share stories on communal quilt

By Rachel Sauer

Stories aren’t always told with words. Sometimes they’re told in tiny, even stitches, in scraps of fabric assembled into vivid patterns, in the evidence of the hands that did the stitching and assembling. Women have long written ...

Ad campaign applauds lawmakers who approved natural gas over coal

By Charles Ashby

A full-page advertisement that ran in several Colorado newspapers Friday thanked Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Colorado Legislature for approving an air-quality-implementation plan, but it doesn’t mean those lawmakers actually liked ...

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