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Johnsons flowers fire 1-6-9

Fire doesn’t wilt longtime floral shop

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Pity that schefflera plant that froze and those stuffed toys that were spoiled by smoke. Pity the main building with the gaping hole in the roof near the west end and the soiled carpet beneath it. Pity, for a moment, Johnson’s House ...

City braces for recession by cutting its spending

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Grand Junction City Manager Laurie Kadrich has instructed department heads to delay spending their budgets for the first quarter of the year, as the city braces itself for the possibility its revenue could slip in the midst of the ...

Mesa State sets enrollment records

By Staff

Mesa State College set two records in 2008 for fall-semester and January-term enrollment. The college finished the fall semester with 6,261 students, eclipsing the last record of 6,206 set after the 2007 fall semester. The number of students ...

District 51 to spend $1.2 million on Dual Immersion Academy expansion

By Staff

The inaugural class of the Dual Immersion Academy will be the first to use a new middle school expansion for the alternative school that next year will be housed at Bookcliff Middle School. This year’s sixth-graders at the ...

COLD 1 1-6

Cold snap continues, but some relief in sight

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The cold weather that has descended upon the Grand Valley in the past two weeks is expected to stick around a couple more days. Monday’s high in Grand Junction topped out at a frigid 15 degrees, marking the 10th day in a row of ...

Bike commuters 1-2-9

Commuters can pedal all the way to the bank

By Amy Hamilton

Orchard Mesa couple Mary and Landon Monholland ride their bikes to work and back home again all week long. This year, they may hear a little more jingle in their pockets as their daily commute pays off, thanks to new legislation to benefit ...

Developer drops plans for Sunlight Mountain

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A Florida-based development group has backed out of buying Sunlight Mountain Resort, but the ski area’s owners say they plan to continue pursuing approval of a base village project. Sunlight Mountain ...



By Staff

Open spaces. That’s what Connie Klauzer and her horses enjoyed for years. Then came Fiddlers Grove, Cherry Wood, Chatfield and other subdivisions full of new residents. “These people soon became unhappy living close to ...

Three arrested in bowling alley fracas

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Fewer felony cases filed in Mesa County

By Amy Hamilton

Mesa County filed fewer felony cases and reported less crime last year, mirroring an overall trend of crime decreasing nationwide since 2005. The county reported its highest ever felony filing case-load of 2,223 in 2005. As of last week, ...

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