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Boy Scouts flocking to new Steve Fossett camp

By The AP

DOTSERO — Boy Scouts from all over the West are pouring into the new Steve Fossett Spirit of Adventure Base Camp to “catch the adventure bug” that governed Fossett’s life. Fossett, an adventurer and Eagle Scout, set ...

Keep those pot plants potted: No more ripping weed

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

DENVER — Police in some medical marijuana states who once routinely seized illegal pot plants by ripping them out by their roots and stashing them away in musty evidence rooms to die are now thinking twice about the practice. From ...

Pro-gun candidates win Colorado Senate primaries

By The AP

DENVER — Republicans in a pair of suburban Denver districts nominated conservative, pro-gun rights candidates Tuesday to represent them in races that could give the GOP a majority in the state Senate for the first time in a decade. In ...


The win’s the thing

By Matt Meyer

Tony Bryant could not catch a break Tuesday night. First, the Grand Junction Rockies’ starting pitcher took a ball off his heel. The “thwack” of the ball hitting him was audible throughout Suplizio Field.  Then, he ...


Embattled lawman victor 
against novice challenger

By Gary Harmon

State Sen. Steve King celebrated a victory and a birthday Tuesday night after cruising to a 69 percent to 29 percent Republican primary victory in the race for Mesa County sheriff and said he was looking forward to dealing with a variety of ...

Bulls get best of riders at Rim Rock Rodeo

By Dale Shrull

Huckleberry — good for pie, bad for bull riders. A bull named Huckleberry got the best of Wyatt Bronson at the Rim Rock Rodeo on Tuesday in Fruita. The scariest thing in rodeo is when a bull rider gets thrown, then gets hung ...

Runoff lags and releases into Gunnison River

By Dave Buchanan

The Bureau of Reclamation said Tuesday flows in the Gunnison River are beginning to drop as releases from Morrow Point Dam are decreased. According to the Bureau, flows in the lower Gunnison River at the Whitewater gauge have dropped below ...


Damselfly delight

By Dave Buchanan

Coming soon to a lake near you: Matchstick-thin blue fairies dancing a jig, luring hungry trout like the Sirens luring lonely sailors. Well, no, they aren’t really fairies, but unlike the Sirens, this isn’t a myth. Each spring, ...

Power outage, night work to disturb Ridgway campers

By Dave Buchanan

Tree-trimming and cutting crews will be working at night this weekend in the campground at Pa-Co-Chu-Puk at Ridgway State Park. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is cautioning people planning to camp at Pa-Co-Chu-Puk on Saturday and Sunday they ...

GJ’s Murray takes 2nd in qualifier

By Staff

Jaclyn Murray of Grand Junction took second place in the U.S. Girls Junior Qualifier on Monday to qualify for the U.S. Girls Junior Championship next month in Flagstaff, Ariz. Murray scored a four-over-par 76 at the Lone Tree Golf Club in ...

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