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Worker killed on 
rig was 
GJ man

By Dennis Webb

The man killed in an accident at a drilling rig near Parachute on Tuesday was from Grand Junction, the Garfield County Coroner’s Office reports. Shane Hill, 34, died instantaneously when a fitting blew and struck him in the head, Deputy ...

Neal, Roman candidates for state board of education

By Emily Shockley

Grand Junction Republican Marcia Neal didn’t originally seek a second, six-year term on the state board of education. But at the behest of some supporters, she said, she decided to try for one more round on the board. She defeated ...

Getting It Right: Oct. 25, 2014

By Staff

A story on page 3A Friday should have said that the race for House District 55 includes Dan Thurlow and Chris Kennedy. It also should have said that the winner will replace Rep. Ray Scott, who is the Republican candidate for Senate District ...

Getting it Right: Oct. 25, 2014

By Staff

The headline on a story on page 2A Friday should have omitted the word “acting” in referring to Mesa County Sheriff Rebecca Spiess.  ...

Delta-Loma cows, Oct. 25, 2014

By Staff

Delta Sales Yard Inc.: Market report for Oct. 23: Steers: 200 to 400 lbs: $3.30 to $3.70; 400 to 500 lbs., $2.75 to $3.40; 500 to 600 lbs., $2.60 to $3.07; 600 to 700 lbs., $2.45 to $2.66; 700 to 800 lbs., $2.20 to $2.38; 800 to 900 lbs., ...

Religion briefs, Oct. 25, 2014

By Staff

Presbyterian churches host Trunk-or-Treat Two area Presbyterian churches are planning Trunk-or-Treat activities for children on Halloween. The safe trick-or-treating events are free and open to the public. ■ Covenant Presbyterian ...


Galvanizing you to read a good ghost story

By Gary McCallister

Once upon a time, about 1780 A.D., an Italian scientist named Luigi Galvani was dissecting a frog in his laboratory. His scalpel lightly touched the dead frog, and he saw a muscle twitch. Intrigued, he investigated further and found that even ...

Death notices, Oct. 25, 2014

By Staff

■ Don Alfred Baker, 57, Grand Junction, died Oct. 21, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital. Services are pending with Brown’s Cremation Service. Mr. Baker was a licensed diesel mechanic. He is survived by his wife, Tammy Rae Lane; ...

2 dead, including gunman, in high school shooting

By The AP

MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least one person and wounding four other students, officials said. The gunman also died in the attack. Marysville Police ...

Beauprez edits ad after Clements’ widow complains

By The AP

DENVER — Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez edited a campaign television ad after the widow of Colorado’s former director of corrections asked him to stop referencing her husband’s death. The ad criticizes the ...

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