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Junction man recovering after Grand Canyon hiking accident

By Dave Buchanan

If you compiled a short list of things Nic Korte loves, it would have to include his family, wild birds and the Grand Canyon. Sunday, on what was Korte’s 98th day hiking in Grand Canyon, Korte, a consulting geologist in Grand Junction ...

Walk an extra mile — or two, Mr. Shoeman

By Staff

The average shoe repairman toils far from the limelight. As Americans are adopting a more disposable society, the current state of the economy may be bringing back the business of shoe repair in a big way. “It does seem like it’s ...

Glenwood has ‘bridge to nowhere’ controversy

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS —To hear some people talk, a new Roaring Fork River bridge south of Glenwood Springs would be akin to Alaska’s legendary “bridge to nowhere.” “I think it’s another government, Sen. (Ted) ...

Collision might have occurred just beyond controllers’ range

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A midair collision under a clear morning sky Wednesday might have happened in an area in which both pilots were on their own to avoid other air traffic. The planes collided about 8:45 a.m., and part of one plane’s tail assembly was ...

Flier campaign targets judge

By Staff

A Grand Junction man who says Mesa County Chief District Court Judge David Bottger maligned him during a custody dispute has taken to the streets with an aggressive flier campaign aimed at unseating the longtime judge at the polls. Citing his ...

Women in Outdoors event Saturday

By Amy Hamilton

Calling all women. If you’ve ever wanted to get back to nature, here’s your chance. A Women in the Outdoors event on Saturday in Delta offers instruction on archery, hunting, outdoor cooking and backwoods survival, among other ...

Salazar, Udall encourage early voting

By Staff

When Congressman John Salazar, D-Colo., told a group of Mesa County Democrats on Wednesday that the election was not about the party’s presidential candidate, Barack Obama, or its U.S. Senate candidate, Mark Udall, Brendan Stewart was ...

U.S. district court judge with Junction ties resigns amid controversy

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U.S. District Judge Edward Nottingham, who had a private practice in Grand Junction before he was appointed to the bench, is stepping down. Nottingham, who presided over the insider-trading trial of former Qwest Communications CEO Joe ...

County says annexation was done incorrectly

By Staff

Mesa County is asking the town of De Beque to reconsider the recent annexation of the future home of Schlumberger, an international energy services company. The town annexed the 300-plus-acre Schlumberger property, south of town on 45 1/2 ...

Badges spur school walkout, suspensions at Palisade High

By Staff

More than 100 students staged a walkout, and 30 students were suspended, Wednesday at Palisade High School over a badge system that grants lunch privileges based on grades, class and attendance record. The badge system, in its second year at ...

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