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Neighbors tell of life near ‘hell house’

By Gabrielle Porter

From a tidy lawn rimmed with roses, tiger lilies and petunias, to a row of honeysuckle lining the fence, Michael and Linda Barley’s yard is pristine. Despite the years it took the Orchard Mesa couple to landscape their property, put in ...


Father to the fatherless

By Erin McIntyre

This Father’s Day, Mathias Mulumba is looking for people to help the fatherless. He knows how important this help is, after growing up in the slums of Kampala, the capital city of Uganda. Determined to help children survive in the same ...


Home built by and for them

By Erin McIntyre

Although receiving the keys to her family’s brand new home was a beautiful moment, Siccily Burrows was absolutely overcome with emotion when she glimpsed the new shower. Stepping into the ADA-compliant bathroom, with its meticulously ...


Carjack convict 
has term sliced 
by court ruling

By Gabrielle Porter

A state appeals court has overturned parts of a Mesa County jury’s conviction of a man in connection with a daylong spree of carjacking and other crimes in 2011, and ordered that he should be allowed to serve some of his sentences ...

Priest blesses No Fences garden

By Katie Langford

On a quiet street in Grand Junction, there’s a community garden without fences, with no method of keeping anyone out. There are rows of tomato plants with tiny green fruits, technicolor calendula flowers dotting the borders and heads ...

Battlement Mesa drilling hearing moved closer to home

By Dennis Webb

State oil and gas regulators plan to hold their next meeting in Glenwood Springs, which means an expected hearing on Ursa Resources’ proposal to drill in Battlement Mesa will be held close to home for residents living there. In ...

2 forest fires burning south of Junction

By Staff

The Grand Valley Ranger District of the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests has two fires burning on National Forest System lands, the agency reported Friday. The fires were sparked by lightning on Tuesday, and both are ...

Craig, Steamboat newspapers sold

By Staff

The owners of the Craig Daily Press and the Steamboat Pilot & Today have reached an agreement to sell the two newspapers to Swift Communications, which already owns a number of papers in the state. According to the Daily Press, its ...


Heat wave on its way

By Staff

Have you bought your Father’s Day present yet? No? Given the heat wave about to engulf the Grand Valley, a backyard water slide or an ice cream maker would make a timely gift. The hottest temperatures of the year will arrive this ...

Feds: Energy
 biggest player,
 rec growing

By Dennis Webb

Recreation is a growing contributor to the economic benefit created by activities managed by the Interior Department, but extraction of oil, gas and coal continues to be the big player in that regard, even with falling commodity ...

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