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Students display science skills at fair

By Staff

Middle school students from around the Western Slope are trying to blind anyone and everyone with science. The Western Colorado Regional Science Fair continues today in Saunders Fieldhouse at Mesa State College. Students are displaying their  ...

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GJ teen killed in crash on interstate

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction teenager Diana L. Luttrall, 16, died Thursday night after the vehicle she was riding in rolled over about 11:30 p.m. on Interstate 70 west of Parachute. The driver of the 2001 Ford Explorer, Stephen L. Ludwig, 22, of Rifle, was ...

In soft economy, GJ troops work harder to close the cookie deal

By Amy Hamilton

“Would you like to buy some Girl Scout cookies?” Girl Scouts from Troop 149 asked that question hundreds of times Sunday, trying to entice shoppers loaded down with bags full of groceries leaving City Market on Rood Avenue. As ...

County staff should be armed, commissioner says

By Staff

Mesa County Commissioner Janet Rowland favors arming county staff as a deterrent to threats. “They need to get a conceal-carry permit,” Rowland said during a commission study session with county attorney Lyle Dechant, regarding ...


Two months short of 150 years, oldest paper in state prints its last issue today

By Amy Hamilton

Denver’s longest running newspaper, which was nearing its 150th anniversary, reads like an obituary today as Denver’s Rocky Mountain News publishes its last edition. Citing losses of more than $16 million in 2008, E.W. Scripps ...


County code enforcement cracks down on Clifton junk

By Staff

Every day was the same for the shaggy gray horse in the front yard of Simon Gonzalez’s Clifton home. Its pen, in the 3200 block of Front Street, barely gave the animal room to turn around. Late last year things started to change. Mesa ...

State could lose Anvil Points money

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The Obama administration’s budget proposal would allow the federal government to absorb $49 million in money that had been collected for the cleanup of an old oil shale plant in western Colorado. The budget proposal also opens the ...

Rec center backers targeting 2010 ballot

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Banking on an uptick in the deflated national economy, members of a group hoping to build a recreation center in Grand Junction said Thursday they tentatively intend to seek a city sales-tax increase in November 2010 to pay for building ...

Six jailed in alleged Montrose cocaine ring

By Carrie Marfitano

Nine people are accused of being part of a Montrose cocaine-distribution organization associated with the Sinaloa Cartel,  according to a federal grand jury indictment announced by David Gaouette, acting U.S. attorney in the district of ...

Glenwood residents rally to back oil, gas rules

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Chanting in support of clean air and water, residents living in Colorado’s natural gas development hot spot rallied Thursday behind more restrictive rules on drilling. Members of the Grand Valley Citizens ...

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