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Good bands from the other side of the pond

By Rock Cesario

By now, most of you should know how I feel about the Beatles. What you may not know is that I am a fan of an awful lot of British bands and their music. I am also a big fan of Scottish and Irish bands and solo artists, but that is for another ...

Sports in Brief: GJ to play Cherry Creek today

By Staff

Prep Soccer GJ to play Cherry Creek today The Grand Junction-Cherry Creek Class 5A first-round soccer playoff game that was postponed Wednesday because of inclement weather has been rescheduled for today. The game is at 3 p.m. at Legacy ...

Defacing atheists’ billboard amounts to an act of theft

By {screen_name}

The nice thing about free speech is how it tends to allow speakers to parade their all-consuming ignorance with all the self-consciousness of a streaker at a rugby game. Something on that level happened last week when a genius decided to ...

Too little thought given to doctors in proposals for health care reform

By Staff

There is something lacking in the health care discussion of the last few months. That is an examination of the crucial role of the doctor-patient relationship in the delivery of health care. We have heard the sad cases of patients with ...

Tigers’ upset bid falls short

By {screen_name}

Montrose High School’s football team has a knack for coming through in the clutch. Friday night at Stocker Stadium against Grand Junction (3-6, 2-2 Southwestern Conference), the Indians (8-1, 3-0 SWC) scored 14 unanswered points in the ...


Outfit: Homemade costumes

By Ivy Parnasius

Save time and money this year by making a Halloween costume from items you already have around the house. Here are some ideas to get you started: Basket of laundry — Cut a hole in a laundry basket just large enough to fit on your hips. ...

Numbers add up to make Grand Junction a great place to call home

By Jay Seaton

My wife, Amber, and I walked into the Mesa County Department of Motor Vehicles office over the lunch hour the other day to finally get our Colorado license tags. We pulled Number 34 and took a seat. The clerk called out, “Nineteen. Next ...

Woman avoids jail time for morphine theft

By Paul Shockley

A former employee at a Fruita animal clinic who stole medication will avoid jail time under a plea agreement. Under terms of the agreement, a charge of animal cruelty against Nicole Maves, 28, was dropped. She also faced allegations that she ...

Protecting PERA

By Staff

The news last week wasn’t wonderful for those who have retired with a pension from the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association and those who hope to retire with a PERA pension. Cost-of-living increases will be capped at 2 ...

Exhibit dedicated to the dark having opening reception

By Staff

An opening reception for The Dark Show, an event and exhibit honoring dedicated to the dark, is at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at Planet Earth & the 4 Directions Gallery, 524 Colorado Ave. Costumes are requested at the reception. Cost is an ...

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