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Sen. Bennet in Grand Junction today

By Staff

Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., will discuss jobs and the economy in downtown Grand Junction today. Bennet, who is running against Republican Ken Buck in the November election, will meet and greet supporters at 11:15 a.m. at 448 Main ...

Feds begin rounding up wild horses

By Dennis Webb

Amid continuing legal wrangling, Bureau of Land Management contractors on Monday began efforts to round up and adopt out an estimated 138 wild horses near Meeker. The agency’s action follows the filing of a lawsuit to challenge it last ...

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Busy fire protection district needs new station, lacks funds

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The blueprints are drawn up. The utility lines have been relocated. All that’s needed now is $2.5 million in order for the Lower Valley Fire Protection District to build a new fire station in Fruita. Stuck in a 25-year-old facility ...

Foreclosures not frozen completely

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Wells Fargo Bank has no plans to place a moratorium on foreclosures in Colorado, lifting one veil of suspense for Mesa County Public Trustee Paul Brown. Brown and other trustees have worried that a moratorium on foreclosures in the wake of ...

Autism conference Saturday at Two Rivers

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Parents of children with autism can attend a free conference Saturday at Two Rivers Convention Center. The Connections Conference was organized by the Autism Task Force, a group of local parents, community agencies, school district personnel, ...

Jurassic-era footprints will be displayed during National Fossil Day at monument

By Staff

Colorado National Monument will celebrate National Fossil Day on Wednesday with the unveiling of three fossilized footprints. The fossils will be unveiled at 11 a.m. in the monument’s visitor center and can be seen until 5 p.m. ...

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King vs. Konola: Attack and defend

By Charles Ashby

Though it was long on rhetoric and short on details, a debate Monday between the two candidates for Senate District 7 touched on jobs, the state’s economy and oil and gas issues. Rather than highlight his plans to govern, Republican ...

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Mesa County poised for budget hit of 10 percent

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The knife Mesa County used to trim its budget this year will cut deeper across all county departments next year, and finance officials warn they expect revenue to fall further before any rebound emerges on the horizon. Acting County ...

Pledge recital in Spanish a concern for parents

By Dennis Webb

Parents have voiced concerns to the Garfield Re-2 school board over the recent recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in Spanish in a middle school, and about a Latino-themed high school club. Rifle resident Tina Holtz said she became ...

Team of scientists finds hints of fabled cavern on Grand Mesa

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A cave could be tucked beneath the basalt cap of Grand Mesa, or so it would seem from photographs taken with a camera lowed ingeniously from the top. That’s the finding of the Western Investigations Team, which set out a year ago to ...

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