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Robinson runs wild in junior football title game

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Broderick Robinson is like a young Adrian Peterson. Wednesday night at Stocker Stadium, the eighth-grade running back for the Redlands Chargers lightweight team mimicked the Minnesota Vikings running back, using his size and speed to rush for ...

It’s official: Beloved park now Rocket Park

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The sign has always read “Melrose Park,” but for the people who live near 26th Street and Orchard Avenue and have flocked to the little park for decades, that designation might as well have been written in a foreign language. For ...


Former teacher’s attorney seeks new trial

By Paul Shockley

A former Grand Junction High School administrator recently convicted of attempted Internet luring of child and attempted enticement of a child is seeking a new trial. In a motion filed last week, attorney Colleen Scissors said her client, ...

No reason to rush on oil shale leasing

By Staff

Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar’s new plan for another round of federal research and development leases for oil shale includes this astonishing idea: The new leases will be aimed at helping federal officials answer questions about the ...

Poise under pressure: Seniors lead Central volleyball team past ‘Cats

By Staff

Having six seniors on its team has paid big dividends for the Central High School volleyball team this season. That veteran leadership showed Tuesday as the Warriors outlasted Fruita Monument 25-27, 25-17, 26-24, 25-20 at ...

Need a pick-me-up? Help pick up Unaweep Canyon

By Dave Buchanan

It’s that time of year when the great outdoors needs a little pick up, and you can join in on the picking up. The Grand Valley Anglers Chapter of Trout Unlimited and Federation of Fly Fishers will embark Saturday on the annual fall ...

Penry, McInnis bash Ritter’s oil shale position

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The two Grand Junction Republicans hoping to replace Gov. Bill Ritter said a federal oil shale decision supported by Ritter offers little hope to the Western Slope economy. Ritter, a Democrat seeking his second term next November, said he ...

Fewer jobs, job seekers in Grand Valley

By Emily Shockley

Grand Junction’s unemployment rate dropped in September. So did the number of people with jobs or seeking jobs. Local unemployment dropped 0.3 of a percentage point to 8.5 percent last month, according to the Colorado Department of ...

Champion Chargers: Redlands wins two junior football titles

By Staff

Tuesday was a good day to be a Charger, and not one of the San Diego variety. Two youth football teams from the Redlands were playing in the first of Mesa County Junior Football Association’s Super Bowls, and in both the fifth and sixth ...

Sports in brief: KidzPlex wins Judges Cup title

By Staff

The KidzPlex Level 4 gymnastics team took first place in the Judges Cup in Denver last weekend, defeating four-time defending champion 5280 Gymnastics. Jaedyn Daugherty and Katie Stobbe finished first and second, respectively, in the ...

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