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Printed letters, August 20, 2010

By Staff

Political change won’t come from inside party system Now that the primary elections have come to a close, I find myself not a Democrat, Republican or “tea partier,” but rather a political agnostic. While there are some ...

E-mail letters, August 19, 2010

By Staff

Traffic situation lacks common sense Our traffic situation in this town is laughable. The city is projected to double by 2030 and yet our traffic system has gone back to the dark ages. What is going on is nothing new. Our city has done its ...

Palisade Peach Festival offers weekend full of fun things to do

By Ann Wright

Get out of the pits and enjoy one or all of the remaining days celebrating the peach in Palisade. The Palisade Peach Festival began Thursday, Aug. 19, but is far from over. The Peach Festival at Riverbend Park goes from 1–8 p.m. ...

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Acupuncture for veterans

By Gretel Daugherty

A local acupuncturist offers free service once a month to veterans battling PTSD.  ...

County OKs reopening of Black Mountain waste facility

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The Black Mountain solid-waste disposal facility, maligned for an environmental spill that went unreported and unchecked for years under owners who repeatedly failed to comply with government mandates, has been granted new life under new ...

County reports first human cases of West Nile for the season

By Staff

The Mesa County Health Department is announcing that two cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in Mesa County residents. Two males in their late-30s were diagnosed with West Nile virus fever, officials said. Last year, the first human ...

Arizona prison chief says state didn’t detect prison flaws

By The AP

PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Corrections says a privately operated state prison in Kingman was plagued by security problems prior to the escape of three inmates, including two convicted of murder. Corrections Director Charles ...

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City won’t put pot to vote

By Amy Hamilton

Those who lasted through three hours of public testimony about their thoughts on medical marijuana dispensaries in Grand Junction got at least a partial answer to their questions. City Council members on Wednesday night unanimously decided ...

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Grandson of Palisade resident swims Lake Erie

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Dede Ranzenberger thought her grandson Mitchell was being a bit irresponsible when she learned that he was going to attempt to swim Lake Erie. “He’s got three children and a wife and I thought, ‘What is he doing?” she ...

Stolen Valor Act deemed unconstitutional

By {screen_name}

U.S. Rep. John Salazar’s Stolen Valor Act, aimed at preventing people from fraudulently claiming to be war heroes, was declared unconstitutional Wednesday by an appellate panel in California. That prompted Salazar, a Vietnam-era ...

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