Western Colorado

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Grand Junction Chamber sponsors trip to China

By Carrie Marfitano

The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce is escorting some 40 area residents to China for a 10-day trip that will include business meetings and sightseeing. Chamber President Diane Schwenke said this is the first international trip the ...

Soup kitchen booming 4-6-9

People who need meals blame layoffs, recession

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Since the beginning of the year, the Catholic Outreach Soup Kitchen steadily has increased the number of people it serves. Usually, staff at the kitchen feed a stream of homeless or transient folks down on their luck or temporarily in need of ...

Seven stores cited in liquor selling sting

By Staff

Of the more than 30 establishments that were the subject of a liquor sting by law enforcement over the weekend, seven were cited with selling alcohol to minors, according to Grand Junction police. In addition, local law enforcement, coupled ...

Hub pipeline construction to start soon for Piceance

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Construction is set to begin in June on a $60 million pipeline that will divert some of the natural gas already tapped in the Piceance Basin. The 27.4-mile pipeline, to be known as the Colorado Hub Connection, was approved by the Federal ...

Mesa County prayer 4-6-9

Group concerned prayer policy not respectful to range of religions

By Staff

Those fighting to keep God out of public meetings have been attending the meetings themselves. Armed with note pads, laptops and digital audio recorders, members of the Western Colorado Atheists and Free Thinkers have been filling the pews at ...

Firm rallies customers to oppose budget plan

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Pinnacol Assurance, the quasi-state company trying to fend off a legislative raid on its reserves, is rallying its customers to oppose the effort. The Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee has proposed using $500 million from ...

Man faces homicide charge in fatal crash

By Amy Hamilton

A 32-year-old Olathe man with five prior DUI arrests is accused of killing a 7-year-old boy and sending a 2-year-old girl to a local hospital clinging to life from an alleged drunken-driving crash Sunday in Olathe. Driver Juan ...

Studio 119 sells negs

Co-owner of former photo studio will return negatives dating to 1972

By Staff

Studio 119 Photography at 627 Grand Ave. closed the day Victoria Canaday’s husband, Dave, died last November. But the photos he took will live on forever. Canaday has started the overwhelming process of trying to return negatives and, ...


Young widow with two children plans to take control of her life with college

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Lisa DeSpain was on her own when she was 15 and living in Meeker, working at several restaurant jobs and taking classes. Soon after graduating from Meeker High School, she moved to Grand Junction and went to work at a restaurant and her life ...

prize herfords hall 4-3-9

Cattleman raises prize-winning Herefords

By Staff

Doug Hall of rural Fruita is a master cattleman. Hall was recently honored by the American Hereford Association, with four of his cows earning the Dams of Distinction Award. The awards are issued every year and recognize the best of the ...

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