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Students guide their ‘satellites’ in deep descent

By Amy Hamilton

A countdown of “3… 2… 1” went up from the small crowd before instructor Skyler Ogden let the box fall Saturday from the roof of Grand Junction’s downtown parking garage. A few minutes later, about 15 middle ...

Feds rescind approval for Oxbow lease

By Dennis Webb

The Bureau of Land Management wants to withdraw its approval of a 786-acre coal lease for Oxbow Mining near Somerset so it can respond to concerns raised by environmental groups in an appeal. “BLM no longer endorses the decision and ...

Graffiti vandals strike GJ homes, businesses

By Amy Hamilton

Residents north of Orchard Avenue awoke Saturday morning horrified to see their homes, cars and businesses vandalized with graffiti. Vandals used blue spray paint to tag residents’ doors, the sides of homes and some vehicles with the ...

PROMISES, PROMISES: Little transparency progress

By The AP

WASHINGTON — Two years into its pledge to improve government transparency, the Obama administration took action on fewer requests for federal records from citizens, journalists, companies and others last year even as significantly more ...

SPJ ‘honoring’ Utah governor for closing records

By The AP

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s restrictive new open records law has brought the state national recognition for reducing public access to government. The national Society of Professional Journalists plans to present Gov. Gary Herbert with ...

Sunshine Week 2011

By Staff

Sunshine Week — from March 13-19 — is a national initiative to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. Participants include news media, civic groups, libraries, nonprofits, schools ...

For The Record, March 12, 2011

By Staff

BIRTHS Delta County Memorial Hospital Lawrence and Tonya MacKendrick, Eckert, a daughter, March 3. Jevon and Stacy Petersheim, Delta, a daughter, March 3. Brandon and Shelly Chick, Delta, a daughter, March 4. Clinton and Shaunna Kelleher, ...

Grand Junction missionaries rattled by record earthquake

By Paul Shockley

“Did u feel the mtn’s tremble ... did you hear the ocean’s roar .... holy cow this earthquake was intense!” Such was the start of a frantic e-mail that Grand Junction’s Jane Yamaguchi was greeted with when she ...

Residents reserved in opinions on two country music events

By {screen_name}

Bobby Willis is making some headway with residents on the west end of the Grand Valley, but plenty of concerns remain about his proposed country music festival, Bobby’s Birthday Bash, residents said Friday in Loma. “I think ...

Vet who became POW, escaped from Germans dies at 85 in GJ home

By {screen_name}

A funeral will take place Tuesday for a Grand Junction man who was captured by Germans in World War II, escaped and was recaptured. Sam Salazar was 85. He died Wednesday. Salazar recounted in the book “Hold at All Cost” his ...

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