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Common ground on bird found 
in economic promise of tours

By Dennis Webb

CRAIG — Thursday was about the third time in a week that participants in a dawn-hour local greater sage-grouse tour gathered afterward for a late breakfast at Village Inn. Each visit entailed about 15 to 20 people patronizing the place, ...


District 51 denies grade inflation at Grand Junction High School

By Emily Shockley

Allegations that Grand Junction High School administrators discouraged teachers from giving students D’s or F’s are “obviously not true,” according to District 51 Chief Academic Officer Bill Larsen. But he said high ...


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Feds eye broad plan for potential protection

By Gary Harmon

A sweeping plan by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to craft ways of accommodating development on public lands while protecting air quality, wildlife and other resources could have implications for the greater sage-grouse. Jewell’s ...


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Palisade 
is sweet
 on bees

By Amy Hamilton

Just one look at all the pink and white buds in the orchards around Palisade and you’ll see why residents here love their honeybees. There was plenty of buzz in downtown Palisade on Saturday as the town rolled out its sixth-annual ...


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Weary families 
hope for clues 
in old murders

By Paul Shockley

Word of renewed focus on cold-case homicides by the Grand Junction Police Department generated little enthusiasm from one victim’s family, and surprise from another. “It’s all well and good, and hopefully something will come ...


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Objects of affection

By Dennis Webb

CRAIG —At 6:05 a.m. Thursday when Luke Schafer and Ann Wagner opened the windows of a trailer outside Craig, the first thing visible to those waiting with anticipation from inside looked like the faint glow of stars. They were not ...


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Gessler, Kopp get nods for governor

By Charles Ashby

BOULDER — Two Republicans, Secretary of State Scott Gessler and former state Sen. Mike Kopp, were the only two GOP governor candidates to earn a spot on the June primary ballot at Saturday’s Republican state assembly. And ...


Assembly backs Senate hopeful Gardner

By Charles Ashby

BOULDER — U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner had little difficulty winning top line in his bid for the U.S. Senate, but that wasn’t his biggest accomplishment at the Colorado Republican Party Assembly on Saturday. As the only clear winner at ...


GOP attorney general primary to pit Coffman, Waller

By Charles Ashby

BOULDER — It came as no surprise Saturday when Colorado Attorney General John Suthers decided finally to take sides on his successor. Suthers, who at 10 years is the second-longest serving attorney general in the state’s history, ...


Traffic alert, April 13, 2014

By Staff

Road closures and maintenance projects this week: ■ Colorado Highway 340 river bridge (coming into town from the Redlands): Crews will resume the inspection and repair of a pipeline suspended below the bridge on Tuesday. The bridge will ...


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