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GJ Lions top $4 million in donations

By Staff

The annual season of fundraising and giving by the Grand Junction Lions Club is even more notable this year, as the charitable civic group topped the $4 million mark in giving to the Grand Junction community. Officials with the area ...

Man accused of asking girl, 11, to raise shirt

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction man was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault on a child without force after allegedly telling an 11-year-old girl he would pay her money to flash her chest, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. Robert ...

Web site planned to update public on water quality near drilling rigs

By Dennis Webb

Come this summer, the public may be able to tap a wealth of Piceance Basin water-quality information that’s being combined from dozens of sources by the U.S. Geological Survey. The agency is putting together a common data repository ...


Neal to be sworn in on Board of Education

By Staff

Former Grand Junction teacher and school board member Marcia Neal plans to dive into her job on the Colorado State Board of Education immediately after she is sworn in Tuesday. “I intend to get as involved as I can as quickly as I ...

Lions Club carnival season begins with grant allocations

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Eight community organizations will have more money for capital improvement projects this year, thanks to the Grand Junction Lions Club. The service club announced the recipients of its 2009 carnival and raffle proceeds Monday morning at ...

County to focus on initiatives to stand test of time

By Staff

Mesa County Administrator Jon Peacock wants to know from the County Commission: “What legacy would you like to leave?” At a planning retreat later this month, Peacock wants the officials — Janet Rowland and Craig Meis in ...

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Bridge detour leads to confusion, frustration as some drivers choose not to follow rules

By Staff

From Danny Merrill’s balcony at 396 Monument Road, he could probably throw a baseball over the construction on the Monument Road Bridge. To retrieve that baseball, he’d have to get in his car and drive more than seven miles around ...


Decree gives park water right

By Dave Buchanan

The last day of 2008 also brought the end of Colorado’s longest-running water-rights contest. On Dec. 31, state water court Judge Stephen Patrick in Montrose signed a decree finalizing a water right for the Black Canyon of the Gunnison ...

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SOW: Central High senior sets sights on career in wildlife management

By Staff

Ross McGee is a self-described outdoors enthusiast. In fact, he’s almost always thinking of how he can escape to the woods, possibly on a hunting or fishing trip. “I like everything about being out there,” McGee said. ...

Good Citizen awards given to six students

By Staff

Dependability, service, leadership and patriotism. Six area high school seniors who demonstrate those qualities were awarded Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen certificates on Saturday. The Mount Garfield Chapter of the ...

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