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Email letters, July 28, 2014

By Staff

EPA rules for reduced carbon will support healthy environment in Colorado I fervently support the EPA rules for reduced carbon because I fervently support a healthier environment, and a beautiful Colorado. Colorado has shown that economic ...

Search for coal heats up as cold winter temps loom

By Gary Harmon

Hundreds of North Fork Valley residents could be in for cold times this winter if they can’t arrange for coal to heat their homes. Until this year, residents relied on the Elk Creek Mine to supply stoker coal for winter heating. The ...

Oil company sues Utah county over pipeline rules

By The AP

SALT LAKE CITY — A Texas oil company is suing a Utah county over its new ordinances imposing restrictions on underground pipelines. Tesoro Corp. based in San Antonio wants to build a 135-mile pipeline to carry crude oil from the Uinta ...

Denver city council to vote on $3.3M settlement

By The AP

DENVER — Denver city councilors still need to approve a $3.3 million settlement offer to settle abuse claims at the city’s jail. Councilors are scheduled to vote on the offer at their meeting Monday evening. Last week, a federal ...


FedEx Ground commits to GJ 
with new distribution center

By Greg Ruland

FedEx Ground is constructing a new distribution center at 715 23 Road that will occupy some 48,000 square feet when completed in July 2015, said Ashley Faderewski, a FedEx Ground spokeswoman. The center is expected to employ 10 new workers ...


GJ Rockies fall to Orem in sharp wind

By Patti Arnold

For four innings Sunday, the flag in center field at Suplizio Field barely moved. But when the clouds rolled in, the wind started whipping — straight in from center. Not a great day to hit. Orem scored five runs in the first four ...


Olkowski preps for prestigious event

By Dale Shrull

Trevor Olkowski has been busy this summer. In a couple of weeks, the 15-year-old will join the Grand Junction High School golf team for his sophomore season. The Tigers have high hopes for a great season. Olkowski will be as ready as any ...


Walters wins golf tourney

By Dale Shrull

Taylor Walters didn’t know what to expect at her first Western Slope Triple Play Women’s golf tournament. But anyone who’s familiar with her game expected she would be the favorite. Walters, who will be a sophomore at ...

Student Spotlight, July 28, 2014

By Staff

■ Jenna Maneotis of Grand Junction was named to the spring 2014 semester Laureate Society at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington. ■ Area students were recognized for their outstanding scholarship for the 2013–14 ...


St. Ann’s celebrates 100 years

By Greg Ruland

It was standing room only for the 200 or so parishioners, family and friends who crowded into St. Ann’s Catholic Church on Sunday to hear a special message, watch a history pageant and eat fried chicken together, all in celebration of ...

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