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Coast Guard auxiliary highlights presence

By Emily Shockley

The U.S. Coast Guard doesn’t limit its presence to the coastlines of the United States. The 15 Grand Valley members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary can attest to that. The local flotilla hosted a division training and awards banquet for ...


Grand Valley tree pollen worst in 10 years

By Emily Shockley

The peak of spring allergy season in the Grand Valley has likely passed thanks to some tree varieties finishing up the budding process and air-cleansing precipitation knocking down elevated levels of pollen this weekend, according to Mesa ...

Highline opens for boaters

By Staff

Highline Lake State Park will open to boaters at 8 a.m. today, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Highline was temporarily closed while dredging work was performed at the lake to remove silt deposits with the goal of improving water ...

Fast-track program at college grows

By Emily Shockley

Chris Martin of Grand Junction wanted to fine-tune his welding skills and further his education. So when he saw an ad for a program that could help him do that in 16 weeks, he decided to give it a try. Martin, 38, is one of 15 students ...

Despite decline, District 51 ranks high in police referrals

By Emily Shockley

Although the number is dropping, School District 51 had the state’s sixth-highest number of law enforcement referrals for school-related incidents for the fifth consecutive year in 2012-13. Last year, the district had 361 law ...

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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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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