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Mesa County seeks comment on protecting Mount Garfield view

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Mesa County officials want to hear from the public on how best to protect the view of Mount Garfield, one of the most notable landmarks in the Grand Valley. The county is asking citizens to participate in a survey as it considers adopting ...

GJ designer hits bump, still advances

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One judge referred to it as a “tacky matador outfit.” Another acknowledged “the only positive thing I can say about this is that it’s well-made.” Even Julie Tierney acknowledged it didn’t turn out as she ...

Dinosaurs rise again

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JENSEN, Utah—The real Jurassic Park lies beneath a thin layer of dust, locked away from most human eyes for the past five years. In October the bones of hundreds of creatures, predators and prey all pressed together in death throes some ...


Cosgrove Fire nearly 400 acres, still growing

By Melinda Mawdsley

A wildfire burning in a remote region north of Grand Junction continues to grow. The Cosgrove Fire is now nearly 400 acres, according to Norm Rooker, spokesman with Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management. Originally reported ...

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Fidelity Mortgage bought out

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Longtime Grand Junction mortgage lending company Fidelity Mortgage has been bought by Roswell, N.M.-based PSM Holdings Inc., an acquisition Fidelity principals say will allow the company to expand the type of loans it offers and hire more ...

Group ready to support levy override for SD51

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Friends of District 51, the community group that campaigned for District 51 bond issues in 2004 and 2008, is back and ready for another ballot measure. The District 51 school board has until Sept. 2 to decide whether to move forward with a ...

Gessler’s proposal to change rules gets mixed review

By Charles Ashby

Secretary of State Scott Gessler is proposing election rule changes that are winning support from some and condemnation from others. Among the proposed new rules, most of which are minor technical changes, is a provision barring clerks from ...

Palisade to retain bluegrass festival

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Despite losing nearly $50,000 in the Palisade Bluegrass and Roots Festival’s first three years, the town of Palisade will sponsor the summer music event again next year — this time with an improved marketing effort to boost ...

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Oprah taps ex-Bronco Vance Johnson for an encore

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PARACHUTE — Vance Johnson, a voluble wide receiver for the Denver Broncos known for speed on the field and later for baring himself as a spousal abuser to Oprah Winfrey, was unsure he was ready to do it all again. The Oprah thing, that ...

Second indicted doctor jailed in Florida Keys

By Paul Shockley

A second former western Colorado doctor who was indicted federally on suspicion of prescription fraud was arrested Wednesday at his home in Florida, authorities said. Dr. Eric Peper, 53, of Summerland Key, Fla., was arrested without incident ...

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