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The peculiar nature of infections can be perplexing

By Gary McCallister

I am perplexed. That may be a scientist’s natural state. “Perplex” is a peculiar word, but it’s the one that comes to mind this week. Actually, “peculiar” is just as peculiar as perplex. If you say peculiar ...


John Salazar to retire as Colorado ag chief

By Charles Ashby

After 12 years in public service, Agriculture Commissioner John Salazar is retiring, effective in January. Salazar, the former Democratic congressman from the 3rd Congressional District, has headed the Colorado Department of Agriculture since ...

Religion briefs, Nov. 15, 2014

By Staff

Free Thanksgiving meal offered for all The annual community Thanksgiving meal will be at noon Sunday at Redlands United Methodist Church, 527 Village Way. The meal is offered free to all in the community with no obligation. Call 245-1478 ...


Ever-slower snail mail

By Kathleen Goddeyne

Some Grand Valley postal workers traded in their messenger bags for picket signs Friday in protest of postal service cuts poised to take effect next year. American Postal Workers Union members and other concerned citizens chanted, ...


‘Heinous’ rape sends Parachute-area man to prison for 30 years

By Dennis Webb

A Parachute-area man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Friday for what a judge called a “heinous” incident in which he broke into the home of a woman and sexually assaulted her as she sought to safeguard her infant ...

Junction man indicted on tax evasion

By Paul Shockley

The former owner of a Grand Junction dental practice, who was rebuked by state authorities for practicing dentistry without a license while failing to use gloves during his work, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on six counts of tax ...

Stomach virus closes Tope Elementary early Friday afternoon

By Emily Shockley

A stomach virus circulating through Tope Elementary led to the school’s early closure Friday afternoon after nearly one-sixth of the student population and numerous staff members called in or went home sick. Symptoms began showing up in ...

Denver ethics group drops 
complaint against Suppes

By Staff

GJ responds to Clifton fire No injuries were reported after Grand Junction firefighters were called late Thursday on a report of a garage fire at 3181 Bunting Ave., according to the Grand Junction Fire Department. Firefighters were called ...

Denver ethics group drops 
complaint against Suppes

By Charles Ashby

A Denver-based ethics group has dropped its complaint against Orchard City Mayor Don Suppes for using the town’s hall to operate part of his campaign for the Colorado Senate. The group, Colorado Ethics Watch, said it filed a motion with ...

State seeks 
public help 
in case of 
3 dead elk

By Staff

Colorado Parks and Wildlife investigators are seeking information about the person or persons involved in the recent illegal killing of three bull elk near Dinosaur. According to CPW investigators, the intact carcasses of two elk were ...

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