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It must be summer: Family-friendly Movies Under the Stars to begin

By Tammy Gemaehlich

It’s an annual sign that summertime is coming quickly: the beginning of the Glade Park Movies Under the Stars. The Glade Park Volunteer Fire Department turns the backside of its building into an outdoor theater compete with a concession ...

Absolute Dance’s recital to showcase 200-plus dancers

By Ann Wright

More than 200 performers will go “Dancing Under the Big Top” in Absolute Dance’s annual recital. Performances with hip-hop, ballet, jazz, modern and tap dances will be at 7 p.m. Friday, June 3 and at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. ...

Cars back in the fast lane with first release in decades

By Rock Cesario

In May 1978, shortly after the spring semester was over, I was invited to Denver by a classmate and dear friend. She wanted some company to spend time with her and her family. At that time, I didn’t have a car, so Terri’s mother ...

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Residents had ‘foresight’ to save downtown in the era of strip malls

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A meandering Main Street flanked by colorful flowers and graceful trees seemed a radical concept for staid downtown Grand Junction in the late 1950s. Like most small cities, its downtown business center then was a ho-hum expanse of concrete ...

The missing sock diaries

By Penny Stine

My husband and I bought a new washer and dryer a few months ago. We chose a front-loading washer because it was supposed to be so much more energy efficient and spiffy. It’s not the same brand that Kelly Ripa hawks in the commercials, ...

Body of Arizona woman found in Colorado River

By The AP

RADIUM — Officials say the body of an Arizona woman who had been rafting on the Colorado River has been found. A spokesman from the Grand county sheriff’s office said the woman’s body was recovered from the river Thursday ...

Weak US jobs report sends dollar lower, unemployment rate higher

By The AP

NEW YORK — The dollar slumped after a government report showing an unexpectedly low amount of hiring in May reinforced traders’ suspicions that the U.S. economy is weakening. The government said Friday that employers added just ...

Colo. governor signs changes to sweeping pot rules

By The AP

DENVER — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law several changes to the nation’s most exhaustive medical marijuana regulations Thursday, even as governors in other medical marijuana states steer clear because of questions ...

Colo. tax amnesty to be signed into law

By The AP

DENVER — A 60-day tax amnesty allowing people to catch up on overdue taxes while saving some fines and penalties is waiting for the governor’s pen in Colorado. Gov. John Hickenlooper planned to sign the measure into law today. He ...

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Gessler puts spotlight on illegal voting

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Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler said he has turned his attention to illegal voting and intends to keep spotlighting the issue. “We have moved the needle on this debate” in the state, Gessler told about 60 people at a ...

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