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Weekly Planner, Aug. 5, 2012

By Staff

Sunday, Aug. 5 Western Colorado Atheists and Freethinkers, Mesa Mall Community Room, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50, 3 p.m. first Sunday of each month, 216-9842. Monday, Aug. 6 Grand Mesa Jeep Club, social hour and no host dinner, 6–7 ...

Cribbage results, Aug. 5, 2012

By Staff

Here are results of the Aug. 2 Two Rivers Cribbage Club: ■ First place:  Dolores Fread, Clifton ■ Second place:  Kay Wright, Grand Junction ■ Third place:  Barbara Vogel, Grand Junction ■ Fourth ...

Your Town, Aug. 5, 2012

By Tammy Gemaehlich

Turning the calendar page from July to August is a wake-up call. It’s the moment you realize the bucket list of accomplishments over the summer is no- where near completed and there’s only a few weeks left to tackle the ...

Biz Buzz, Aug. 5, 2012

By Staff

After retiring from a 30-year career in accounting last year, Terry Piland decided to look for a new adventure. Given that financial background of her father and the management experience of her mother, Joya, and the fact that she has spent ...

Book notes, Aug. 5, 2012

By Staff

Local book-signings set ■ Michael Paul Collett, author of “The Shoe Cobbler Who Mended Souls,” will have a book-signing from 5–8 p.m. Thursday at Crystal Books and Gifts, 439 Main St. This is Collette’s first ...


In summer-y

By Rachel Sauer

Toes Often, it’s premature, a stab of optimism somewhere in March when the sun momentarily shines marigold yellow instead of winter’s milky white. Eagerness and a hint of desperation guide the flinging off of fleece-lined shoes ...


Quilting’s calming effect releases creative energy

By Sherida Warner

Quilt artist Anne Lullie compares her color combinations to a composer’s melodious arrangements. “I like to think of my quilts as music for the eyes: energizing, yet soothing the soul at the same time,” she says. Making ...


Funding goes to bat for disease research

By Dave Buchanan

The recent notice by the U.S. Forest Service of its continuing closure of caves and abandoned mines in the Rocky Mountain Region will give researchers additional time to solve the riddle of the bat-killing white-nose syndrome fungus. To help ...


Get ready to buy leftover big-game hunting licenses

By Dave Buchanan

Leftover big-game hunting licenses, a parks and wildlife commission meeting covering the basics and the start of camping fees north of Fruita fill our Sunday platter. Would-be big-game hunters who procrastinate each year until leftover ...

Kristin Armstrong

Olympic Games tough, yet rewarding experience

By Scott Mercier

The Olympic Games are an event like no other. Every four years the world comes together for 16 days to celebrate and compete. The London Games boast 193 countries and 11 territories and more than 10,000 athletes in 26 sports. Twenty years ...

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