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Even without film, group pays tribute to Phelps

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Kevin and Deb Smith got the bad news Saturday morning — that a local brew pub that evening would not be showing the premier of an HBO film about Chance Phelps, a Palisade High School graduate and Marine killed in Iraq in 2004. But that ...

No rent relief during recession

By Staff

Anyone renting an apartment in the Grand Valley knows rents are high and apartments are rare. Experts say that’s not going to change much, despite the depressed economy. “I don’t think in Grand Junction you are going to see ...

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Lions put on big fundraiser downtown

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Traci Chinn’s arms were filled with a bouquet of flowers, an Oreo cake and a stuffed dog. But when asked about her favorite part of the Grand Junction Lions Club Carnival, the 5-year-old girl could still manage to point to the shelves of ...


Words get ‘trapped’  in her mind

By Tim Harty

Lindsay Gnesios had never seen the word “spoony” before Saturday. But that didn’t mean she couldn’t spell it. The East Middle School seventh-grader asked the judge for the word’s language of origin, then rattled ...

Harvesting savings

By Carrie Marfitano

Nurseries around the Grand Valley plan to have you eating your home-grown vegetables this summer. The faltering economy makes growing vegetables and herbs attractive to the pocketbook-conscious and green-thumbed consumer. Several local ...

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No stopping trucker demand

By Carrie Marfitano

While the economy began to struggle in 2008, the demand for commercial drivers didn’t slow down. The number of commercial driver’s licenses issued in Colorado during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2007, was 44,436. During fiscal ...

Rifle Correctional Center will not close

By Dennis Webb

Gov. Bill Ritter has commuted the death sentence of the Rifle Correctional Center. Ritter and the Colorado Department of Corrections reversed a decision to close the minimum-security facility after state Sen. Al White, R-Hayden, pushed to ...

Stimulus package will help add lanes to Highway 6&50 from 24 to 25 roads

By Carrie Marfitano

The Colorado Transportation Commission approved a list of “ready to go” highway projects Thursday that will be funded by the federal stimulus package. Colorado will receive more than $500 million for transportation projects under ...

County calling 30,000 residents about economy

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Phones will ring at 9 this morning across Mesa County as the Mesa County Commission opens its first effort for a telephone town-hall meeting to discuss the western Colorado economy. About 30,000 people who voted in the past two general ...

Cow moose in Paonia dies from poison plant

By Staff

A moose that had been hanging around Paonia for a few weeks to the delight of onlookers died last weekend from poisoning. Randy Hampton, spokesman for the Division of Wildlife, said a necropsy of the animal performed in Grand Junction ...

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