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Give a hand to practitioners of needle arts

By Sherida Warner

Last week, I wrote about the popularity of computerized machine embroidery. I’m on the opposite end of the spectrum today — preserving and practicing the art of hand embroidery in all its forms. Be it cross-stitching, needlepoint, ...


Vail ski program lets students pursue goals

By Dennis Webb

VAIL — Sixteen-year-old Colin Hayes dares to dream big. He’d like to go to an Ivy League school. Maybe Dartmouth, where he’d also like to compete on the ski team. After that? “The U.S. Ski Team, if I’m lucky ...

Garfield prayer debate begins

By Dennis Webb

When Garfield County Commissioner Mike Samson asked that this year’s commission meetings begin with the Pledge of Allegiance and a prayer, he took his lead from on high. As in Washington-high, not heaven-high. “The U.S. Congress ...

Death Notices, Jan. 30, 2011

By Staff

Floyd Kelly, 85, Grand Junction, died Jan. 27, 2011, at his home. No services are planned at this time. Mr. Kelly was a civil engineer with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He is survived by his wife, Eva. Memorial contributions can be ...


Ski lift maker marks 30 years in GJ

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Leitner-Poma of America will celebrate 30 years in Grand Junction this Friday. Three years ago, it looked like that milestone might not happen. The maker of ski lifts had outgrown the eight-acre site at 2510 Foresight Circle it moved into on ...

Biz Buzz, Jan. 30, 2011

By Staff

When Kyle Reed opened a Big League Haircuts franchise in Grand Mesa Center in October 2008, it was with the intent of opening a second location a year later. Of course, that’s when the downturn in the national economy got a grip on Grand ...

Weekly Planner, Jan. 30, 2011

By Staff

Sunday, Jan. 30 Mesa Rock Club, 4 p.m., Mesa Community Center in Mesa speaker on the topic “How to Pan and Dig for Gold,” 268-9904. Monday, Jan. 31 League of Women Voters, 7 p.m., Community Hospital, lower level, 2021 N. 12th ...

Your Town, Jan. 30, 2011

By Tammy Gemaehlich

For six years of my childhood I lived in Silverton, and during that time my dad was the sole representative of the power company. Among other projects, he had the task of walking from house to house to read the electric meters. That kept him ...

Best of Bridge, Jan. 30, 2011

By Staff

Here are results of recent bridge games: Jan. 19: Linda Marah and Vicki Lamb; Betty Johnson and Ann McFarland; Bonnie Maresh and Darlene Clark. Jan. 20: Linda Deaton and Jim Reisinger; Betty Johnson and Ann Johnson; Marah and Kathleen ...

Gray Gourmet, Jan. 30, 2011

By Staff

Monday — Chicken Parmesan, chateau vegetables, tossed salad, applesauce, dinner roll. Tuesday — Stuffed baked potato with broccoli and cheese sauce with imitation bacon bits, chocolate pudding. Wednesday — Crunchy turkey ...

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