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McInnis: I knew nothing about Fischer’s past problems

By Charles Ashby

Embattled GOP gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis said he didn’t know anything about why Rolly Fischer retired from the Colorado River Water Conservation District in 1996. At the same time, though, McInnis said the man he hired in ...

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Bass, walleye fishing hold steady during ‘dog days’ at Lake Powell

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3,638 msl Water Temperature 80-85 F PAGE, Ariz. — This is what to expect on a typical summer morning.  We launched at Wahweap Stateline Ramp at 5 a.m. After the boat inspection for mussel prevention we headed ...


Group pours years into protecting, reviving Roan Plateau creek

By Dave Buchanan

Nearly two decades after the local Trout Unlimited chapter unofficially adopted Trapper Creek, a small stream burbling from the sandstone layers atop the Roan Plateau, the changes are noticeable. Where once cattle trod through decadent ...


Teen shoots sharp in national 4-H competition

By Dave Buchanan

A Texas-size tornado wasn’t enough to keep Connor Stout of Grand Junction from taking high overall honors in shotgun this spring at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational at the Hill Country Shooting Sports Center in Kerrville, ...

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Lucky duckies paddle to Crawford State Park event

By Dave Buchanan

Everything is just ducky at Crawford State Park. Saturday is the third annual Ducky Plucky Paddle and potluck beach party, which isn’t easy to say with a mouthful of feathers. The Friends of Crawford State Park will have a few loaner ...

Light reds, whites best for summertime refreshment

By Dave Buchanan

What wine are you drinking this summer? With temperatures in the Grand Valley soaring and early forecasts calling for near triple-digit temperatures, the heavyweight reds are going to stay cool and comfortable in the basement. That ...

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Waste-disposal plan wins initial approval

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An evaporation pond and land farm adjacent to the uranium mill tailings disposal site south of Whitewater won preliminary approval Tuesday from the Mesa County Commission. The commissioners voted unanimously in favor of the proposed 160-acre ...

Influential conservative group visiting Grand Junction tonight

By Staff

Local conservatives with the Western Slope Conservative Alliance are hosting members of the Heritage Foundation tonight at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. Brett D. Schaefer, with Hertiage, will be addressing attendees. He is the Jay Kingham Fellow ...

Salazar defends pulling oil-lease parcels in Utah

By The AP

SALT LAKE CITY — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Tuesday defended his decision to scrap much of the Bush administration’s final oil-lease sale in Utah even though his inspector general found no evidence of department pressure to ...

2 Senate hopefuls assail Medicare pick

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The Republicans who want to represent Colorado in the U.S. Senate are criticizing the recess appointment of the new head of Medicare and Medicaid. Ken Buck and Jane Norton both questioned the appointment of Dr. Donald Berwick to be the ...

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