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Local groups reap benefits of REI’s community involvement

By Staff

REI this year continues its tradition of donating a percentage of its after-tax profits to promoting outdoor stewardship and recreation programs. In 2009, the last year for which figures are available, Seattle-based REI (which stands for ...

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Water levels make Hite the right place to fish at Lake Powell

By Staff

PAGE, Ariz. — Lake Powell has leveled off at the 3,660-foot elevation, marking an increase of 50 vertical feet in the 160-mile long lake. Fish will enjoy the extra water for a long time to come. The lake surface has warmed to 80 ...

Grand Mesa Major girls fall to Evangeline in Southwestern Regional

By Staff

It was a good run for the Grand Mesa Little League Major girls. Grand Mesa survived close games in the District 1 and Colorado state tournaments, but Saturday at the Southwestern Regional tournament in Waco, Texas, Grand Mesa’s season ...

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Summiting Mount Evans is a breathtaking experience

By Bill Haggerty

Some are walk-ups. Some are climbs. Some are death marches. Yet, the allure of summiting a 14,000-foot peak draws an estimated 500,000 visitors to Colorado each year. There are officially 54 peaks reaching an elevation of more than 14,000 ...

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GJ family rides Courage Classic to support Children’s Hospital

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Katy Brown doesn’t have to look far to find inspiration to ride in the annual Courage Classic. The Grand Junction pediatric nurse, who is the mother of two children, finds all the incentive she needs in her job. “Most everyone ...


Scholl enjoys running Monument Dowhnill 5K with family at his side

By Patrick Bahr

Tyler Scholl doesn’t spend his summer like most 10 year olds. Scholl, of Kremmling, not only ran in Saturday’s Monument Downhill 5K, but finished second in a course record for his age group of 15 minutes, 45 seconds. “Every ...

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Bull riding a rush for Collbran 13-year-old

By Patrick Bahr

What it takes to be successful in a sport comes naturally to some athletes. Arles Hernandez of Collbran found out he’s a natural at bull riding. The 13-year-old finished 12th in the National Junior High Finals Rodeo in Gallup, N.M., in ...

Religion Briefs, July 30, 2011

By Staff

2 singing groups coming to Landmark Landmark Baptist Church will host two college singing groups next week at the church, 2711 Unaweep Ave. The Harvest Trio, from West Coast Baptist College, will perform at 6 p.m. Sunday. The Voices of ...

Out of work or just out of a job?

By Staff

When I first thought of writing about work, I resisted the idea. Frankly it sounded like a lot of work to make work work as a column idea. It was actually my wife’s idea. Is she trying to tell me something?  Why don’t women ...

Loss at state ends season for Gene Taylor’s

By Staff

Roland McLaren kept the Gene Taylor’s baseball team in the game for a while Friday, but it wasn’t enough. The Colorado Twins defeated Gene Taylor’s 11-3 in the American Legion A (19-under) state tournament at Fairview High ...

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