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Harkening back to frontier life

By William Woody

Hard work, traditional living and ingenuity, ingredients for life in the Grand Valley 100 years ago, were explored Saturday as part of Heritage Days at Cross Orchards Museum. Wool spinning, blacksmithing, soap making, honey production and ...

Horse Photographer

Photos are great, but horses come first for equine photographer

By Bob Silbernagel

Horse people are an independent lot, folks who like to do things for themselves to ensure they’re done right. It’s not unusual to find farriers who took up horseshoeing because they were dissatisfied with the way someone else shod ...

Traffic Alert, June 5, 2011

By Staff

Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: Interstate 70 Business Project near Mesa Mall: CDOT is working to complete the Interstate 70 Business Loop reconstruction. Eastbound through lanes/median work continues on ...

For The Record, June 5, 2011

By Staff

BIRTHS St. Mary’s Hospital Tony and Deserae Wilson, Palisade, a son, May 12. Johnathan Garcia and Bethany Miles, Grand Junction, a daughter, May 14. Levi and Jessi Heinritz, Crawford, a daughter, May 14. David and Ashley Tangreen, ...

Court’s water ruling could have effect on West Slope

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A Colorado Supreme Court ruling limiting the amount of agricultural water that could be diverted to a growing suburb could have implications for the Western Slope. “It underscores the proposed cooperative agreement” among several ...

Mesa State to get $3.7M from state for financial aid

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Mesa State College will receive the only raise in state financial aid next year among Colorado’s public, four-year institutions. The college’s award of $3.7 million in state-provided financial aid for 2011–12 will be ...

Mesa County Fairgrounds to lift equine restrictions

By Staff

Mesa County Fairgrounds officials announced Friday the temporary ban on horses at the fairgrounds will be lifted as of Wednesday. Two horse events planned for next weekend, team roping and barrel racing, are expected to take place as ...

Grand Junction zoning issues the primary topic at council retreat

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction’s vision of its riverfront areas and the types of business uses that are allowed there according to city zoning codes are, at times, in direct contrast. How best to make the zoning of existing businesses fit into the ...


Woman who ran meth ring gets 14 years

By Paul Shockley

When she was arrested last year, Michelle Ortiz-Ramirez seemed “relieved,” a prosecutor said Friday. “I think she’d realized she was way in over her head by that point,” Chief Deputy District Attorney Dan ...

Housing Resources Pal 06021

Affordable housing a win-win in Palisade

By Amy Hamilton

Brian Montgomery of Palisade feels he lives in one of the prettiest parts of the Grand Valley. He has brilliant views of Grand Mesa and Mount Garfield, while sprawling Riverbend Park is a short walk away. In December, Montgomery moved into ...

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