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Company working on tent armor

By Staff

MONTROSE — Ed Pilpel, president of Polystrand Inc., is ready to start full production of a special “armor” that can keep soldiers safe inside their tents if a bomb explodes outside. Polystrand has been working with the ...

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Winter makes its high country appearance

By Staff

Grand Mesa received its first snow over the weekend, with 4 to 8 inches falling, according to a forecaster with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. Jeff Colton, who works out of the agency’s office at the Grand Junction ...


Financial chaos puts civic arena plan on hold

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Standing on a barren tract of land near downtown Grand Junction nearly six months ago, local developer Reed Mitchell spoke boldly of his vision of building a civic arena that could host sporting contests, concerts and special events. He was ...

Fast-growing Utah district losing race against inflation

By Staff

The problems facing the Jordan School District in Sandy, Utah, seem so distorted that they are almost incomparable to District 51, but the themes are clear: sky-rocketing construction costs and a community bursting at the seams. “It has ...

Singer takes opportunity offered in Internet venue

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Most people sing in the shower, and that’s where their voices should stay. Others, such as area resident Heather Davis, have real talent but little opportunity to be heard. Davis, 32, found the solution on the Internet and is a ...

Oktober Fest 10-4-8

Rain can’t douse Oktoberfest fun

By Staff

Oktoberfest patrons said the taste and the feel of the festival Saturday topped last year’s festival by far. “This is much more comfortable,” Palisade resident Denny Thompson, 33, said of the weather, even though rain ...

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Bands march through competition

By Staff

The high school students on the field may have had the horns on Saturday, but a group of boosters for the Montezuma Cortez High School marching band had plans for making some noise of their own. As the band stepped off toward Stocker Stadium ...

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City’s tourism director takes on expanded role

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As the executive director of the Grand Junction Visitor and Convention Bureau, Debbie Kovalik has spent the past 18 years convincing people to temporarily relocate to Grand Junction for vacations, tournaments and conferences. She recently ...

National credit crisis hits student loans

By Staff

College-bound students may have to weigh tuition costs of schools a little heavier in the wake of a spiraling national economy, with private loans less readily available, fewer lenders offeriing them, and money that is loaned coming with ...


By Staff

On the Western Slope, $14.5 million will buy School District 51 an elementary school, but in Brandon, S.D., it could almost pay for two buildings. And considering that Fred Assam Elementary School, under construction now in Brandon, is ...

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