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Death Notices, Oct. 21, 2009

By Staff

Mary P. Adamson, 92, Grand Junction, died Oct. 16, 2009, at her home. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Interment will be at Orchard Mesa Cemetery with a ...

Salazar reopens oil shale lands to smaller leases

By {screen_name}

The federal government will reopen oil shale lands in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming to research and development leases and at the same time open an investigation into last-minute Bush administration decisions on those lands. Interior Secretary ...

BLM blocks roads in Dominguez area

By Staff

Gates have been installed blocking vehicle access on two routes in the newly created Dominguez Canyon Wilderness, according to the Bureau of Land Management. The BLM’s Grand Junction office said in a news release Tuesday the new gates ...

Hospital bolsters cardiac care program

By Amy Hamilton

Community Hospital this month contracted with a 10-physician team from Western Slope Cardiology. That means patients can get cardiac consultations and care at the hospital instead of being transferred out. “The big difference is ...

Cannibal romp pulls in $11,000 to help museum

By Staff

Alferd packed ‘em in at The Avalon Theatre over the weekend. “Cannibal! The Musical,” staged as a fundraiser for the Museum of Western Colorado, took in about $11,000 for its two-night run, said David Bailey, curator of ...


Underrated? At 15-1, Warriors flying under radar

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Central High School’s volleyball team is doing a good job of flying under the radar. The Warriors are 15-1 overall and 7-0 in the Southwestern Conference, but in last week’s volleyball poll, Central found itself ...

If ice cubes didn’t float, marine life couldn’t survive

By Staff

Here in western Colorado, we hear about it all the time, because it is scarce. But, ironically, as dry as our climate is, most of the water that supplies the Southwestern United States passes through our area in the form of the Colorado ...

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Growth on city fringes concerns Fruita officials

By Staff

It’s not country, it’s not city. The address, 1216 18 1/2 Road, is kind of in between. James Wilkie, 63, used to live there. He used to farm the land. But farming is not what it used to be, and in 2006 he sold out and moved to ...

Downtown corner a common spot for protest

By Amy Hamilton

Patriotic music belted from speakers Monday afternoon at the corner of Fifth Street and Rood Avenue as about 50 protesters pumped signs and shouted in response to supportive horn blasts from passing motorists. The Western Slope Conservative ...

‘Split Estate’ is a must-see film for Western Slope residents

By Bill Grant

When “Split Estate,” a new documentary on the effects or oil and gas drilling on the lives and property of homeowners, farmers and ranchers who do not own their mineral rights, was previewed in Glenwood Springs, a representative of ...

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