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ROCK ART 2 11-11

Whitewater petroglyphs may be in jeopardy

By Staff

Petroglyphs in the Whitewater area may be threatened by recent and future development, according to one local resident. “You can’t replace those. When they end up crushed, you will never see that again,” Whitewater resident ...


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Skiers brave economy’s moguls

By Amy Hamilton

A gloomy financial forecast won’t keep Bailey Peeso from hitting the slopes on a powder day. To save money, the 22-year-old, along with a handful of friends also in their early 20s, would rather eat Ramen noodles and carpool than miss ...


VETS DAY PARADE 11-9

Downtown parade stirs patriotism

By Amy Hamilton

Barbara Fisher has a soft spot for military veterans. The Navy mother from Grand Junction remembers two decades ago when she was nearly blocked from communicating with her son because of his special security status while serving in the ...


Illegal leaf fire spreads to six acres

By Amy Hamilton

A fire that got out of control Saturday burned several large cottonwood trees and threatened a home in the area of Kannah Creek Road and U.S. Highway 50, said spokesman Mike Page of the Grand Junction Fire Department. Page said a resident of ...


S Biz holiday hires 11-6-8

Some retailers enter holiday season unsure of temp hiring

By Staff

Holiday staffing levels are varying widely at retailers across the city as the Christmas shopping season is expected to feel the effects of the nation’s flagging economy. Jennie Mason, manager of Girlfriends, 316 Main St., said one ...


Briefs: Biz Buzz November 09, 2008

By Staff

Sometime between the matinee Carole Chowen attended Thursday and the evening show at Cinema at the Avalon, something happened. Something slightly reminiscent of the time following the last time an economic crisis hit Main Street. The theater, ...


WILLI SEGETH 10-30

Unsigned apology for unsigned threat

By Melinda Mawdsley

Willi Segeth can sleep easy again. After receiving an unsigned, threatening letter in late October in response to a political sign he had posted in his front yard, Segeth said he was going to sit in his garage and wait for the person who ...


‘Gus the Bus’ brings reading to preschoolers

By Staff

It may be one of the few times children are excited to see a school bus coming down the road. Garfield County Re-2 School District has outfitted an old bus, dubbed “Gus the Bus,” to carry early-childhood books and toys to children ...


White River forest revises travel use plan

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Federal officials are mapping a clearer direction for how they want to manage travel in White River National Forest. The U.S. Forest Service has revised its preferred draft plan for motorized and nonmotorized travel ...


Big fine latest problem for GarCo project

By Dennis Webb

The former owner of Garfield County land now proposed for a 1,006-home development has yet to pay a $187,729 fine the state imposed this summer for stormwater violations. “This is on its way to collections,” said Mark Salley, a ...


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