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GarCo appeals road limits in forest travel

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County commissioners agreed Monday to appeal limitations on several roads under a new forest travel management plan. The county contends there are inconsistencies between county and White River National Forest maps regarding several ...

Tipton staff highest paid among freshman members

By Charles Ashby

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton paid his staff more than any other freshman member of Congress, according to a website that tracks congressional pay. The Republican congressman paid his 21 staff workers $243,431 in the first three months of the year, ...

Blues Traveler to play July 8 in Palisade

By Staff

Popular rock band Blues Traveler will play a special show at 7:30 p.m July 8 at Grande River Vineyards in Palisade, according to Sandstone Entertainment’s website and Wigout Productions promoter David Prather. Tickets are $35 and go on ...

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Jockey turned meth kingpin sentenced to 32 years

By Paul Shockley

A former professional horse racing jockey, Armando Rodriguez-Estrada, rose to become one of the largest dealers of methamphetamine in the Grand Valley before his arrest last year, a prosecutor said Monday. The man known as ...

City tax revenue recovers after jolt

By Amy Hamilton

Black Sunday, when Exxon canceled an oil shale project, thrust locals and the Grand Valley headlong into a recession. But the ensuing economic devastation that started May 2, 1982, was peanuts compared with the recession that swept Grand ...

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River rises with second hot day

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The hottest day of the year thus far in the Grand Valley spurred moderate flooding along the Colorado River and lane closures along Interstate 70 west of Fruita, as snowmelt continues to rapidly drain off the mountains and fill already swollen ...

Woman hurt in rollover

By Staff

Police were investigating a rollover in northwest Grand Junction that seriously injured the female driver. The accident occurred around 7:15 p.m. Monday, when the woman’s vehicle went out of control while heading north along 25½ ...

Local running results, June 6, 2011

By Staff

Striders 5-mile Watertower Run June 4 Marty Wacker 30:26 Lenny Staates 30:30 Jerry Fay 35:50 Paul Hughes 35:53 Dave Younger 36:28 Larry Ingram 36:54 Bob Thome 37:31 Suzie Steel 38:12 Bryan Whitt 39:25 Teresa Craine 40:49 Hank ...

Local racing results, June 6, 2011

By Staff

Western Colorado Drag Races Saturday at Western Colo. Dragway Columbine Ford High School Class 1. Dannielle Yarbrough, Rifle, 1970 Camaro, 11.203 seconds, 12.118 mph; 2. Davey Sluiter, Grand Jct., 1995 F-150, 17.627, 75.30. J&A ...

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The end of an era: Pressbox provided plenty of memories and too many stairs

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It sways on windy days. It bounces when someone runs through the hallway. Two people can’t pass side by side when walking down the hall unless one steps into a booth on either side. It’s roasting hot on sunny days and cold in the ...

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