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E. coli mystery keeps park swim spot closed

By Amy Hamilton

Elevated levels of E. coli will keep closed a Fruita swim beach this summer. Swimming has been off- limits for several years at the Fruita section of James Robb Colorado River State Park. By state law, beaches must be closed for swimming if ...


Amid political bickering, shared anger at politicians

By Charles Ashby

Webster’s New World Dictionary defines patriotism as loyal or zealous support of one’s country, but as the nation celebrates its 234th Fourth of July today, the nature of American politics has come to test that support for ...

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Authorities to resume DJ search

By Staff

MONTROSE — Authorities planned this morning to resume the search for a radio-station air personality who has been missing two days. Richard “Rick” Steele, 48, Montrose, was last seen parking his white Ford Ranger pickup ...

‘Tea Party’ old player in Colorado political scene

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Far from popping up every quarter millennium or so, the tea party has in one form or another been a familiar part of the Colorado political scene. The movement, which takes its name from the 1773 Boston Tea Party planned largely by Samuel ...

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Goats may get plenty of guff, but they’re really not so gruff

By Melinda Mawdsley

Karissa Maneotis thinks goats get a bad rap. Not all goats are dumb, and not all of them eat tin cans, she said, trying to debunk some stereotypes. In fact, Maneotis, 17, and other participants of Saturday’s Firecracker Jackpot and ...

Fairgrounds at full gallop

By Bob Silbernagel

Later this month, the equine facilities at the Mesa County Fairgrounds will be buzzing with activities. First there is the annual Frontier Belles horse show, July 10 and 11, in conjunction with the Grand Junction Horse Show Association. That ...

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Frontier Belles: Precision on the side

By Bob Silbernagel

Next weekend, July 10–11, dozens of riders and their horses will be at the Mesa County Fairgrounds for the 23rd annual Frontier Belles Horse Show. Saturday will be hunter, jumper and English equitation classes while Sunday will be ...

Spanish immersion course in GJ encourages learners to speak pronto

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Spanish Now guarantees customers they’ll be speaking Spanish on the first day of class. That’s because it’s required. Rather than having clients learn a new language by translating English words into Spanish, the ...

Death notices, July 2, 2010

By Staff

Raymond Carlson, 92, Grand Junction, died June 30, 2010, at Hospice Care Center. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Martin Mortuary Chapel, and services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the chapel. Burial will be at Orchard Mesa ...

Death notices, July 3, 2010

By Staff

Betty Ann Bishop, 77, Grand Junction, died June 30, 2010, at Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado. Services will take place later in Glenrock, Wyo. Survivors include two daughters, Paula Stewart of Grand Junction and Lois Svrko ...

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