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SustainAbility column Sept. 12, 2009

By Adele Israel

I have been eagerly anticipating the Parade of Homes since early August, when I read about a “green twist” for the 2009 version, dubbed the Parade of Opportunity. During the first quarter of the year, I spent a great deal of time ...

Homegrown column Sept. 12, 2009

By Dennis Hill

We have a petunia plant which has small worms which eat the blossoms. What suggestion do you have to get rid of such worms? —Thanks, Maynard and Charlotte What you have is an insect that bothers lots of people throughout western ...

Ritter, Bennet opponents notice latest poll numbers

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Gov. Bill Ritter and Sen. Michael Bennet, both Democrats, walk into the Club 20 fall meeting today with November 2010 weighing heavily on them. Recent polling suggests Ritter would lose to former Republican U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis, who has ...

Man sentenced for killing homeless man along river

By Paul Shockley

A man who once faced a life sentence in the beating death of a homeless man was sentenced instead Friday to nine years in prison. Michael Bateman, 43, a five-time convicted felon who also was homeless, originally was charged with ...

9-11 REMEMBRANCE 2 9-11

Cooperation among various agencies key, fire chiefs say

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In the eight years since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in Manhattan and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., firefighters have become more closely connected — literally and electronically. The price, however, of ...

Briefs: Religion briefs Sept. 12, 2009

By Tammy Gemaehlich

• Women’s event to be at Fairmoun Hall Women ages 17-25 are invited to an evening of Pasta and Pampering, hosted by Stonecroft Ministries, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Fairmount Hall, at 12th Street and Bookcliff ...

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Wildcats pile up yards, but can’t outscore No. 5 Bear Creek

By Staff

The numbers looked good. The Fruita Monument High School football team moved the ball effectively Friday against perennial Jefferson County Conference power Bear Creek. The Wildcats didn’t turn the ball over. The fifth-ranked Bears, ...

Briefs: Prep Roundup Sept. 12, 2009

By Staff

Soccer • Wildcats lose 2-1 in soccer It took until the final minutes, but the Fruita Monument High School boys soccer team lost 2-1 to Denver South in its opening game of the Kadet Invitational in Colorado Springs. The Wildcats allowed ...

Blotter: Sept. 12, 2009

By Staff

Thefts from Rifle churches investigated • Crime Stoppers of Garfield County is asking for help in solving a series of burglaries at Rifle churches in the past month. Thieves have entered several churches within Rifle’s city ...

Death notices: Sept. 12, 2009

By Staff

• Opal Jean Franklin, 69, Delta, died Sept. 10, 2009, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Mesa View Mortuary in Delta. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Montrose Church of the ...

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