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Ted Haggard to start new church in Colo. Springs

By The AP

COLORADO SPRINGS — Ted Haggard, the former megachurch pastor who fell from grace amid a sex scandal, is starting a new church in Colorado Springs. Haggard made the announcement today during a news conference at his home, three weeks ...

City will move operations for parks workers

By Emily Shockley

City of Grand Junction parks operations employees could move out of an aging Quonset hut in Lincoln Park as early as this fall, according to City Parks and Recreation Director Rob Schoeber. About 45 forestry, horticulture, parks maintenance, ...

New image sought for alternative education

By Emily Shockley

Alternative education may get an alternative name in School District 51. Ron Roybal, director of alternative education, said “alternative” can conjure less-than-desirable images in some people’s minds. He will begin hosting ...

Purchase of tents the ‘right thing,’ chief says

By Paul Shockley

Grand Junction Police Chief John Camper on Tuesday said he personally approved the purchase of 11 new tents for transients who claimed their property was damaged at the hands of three of his officers early last month. But Camper stopped short ...


Moon rock hung on ex-governor’s wall for 35 years

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Former Gov. John Vanderhoof has one of Colorado’s moon rocks. It’s been hanging for years on his office wall. The rock, encased in plastic, was taken from the Taurus Littrow Valley of the moon on the Apollo 17 ...

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Edmonds, man behind the type, dies

By Amy Hamilton

Longtime newspaper man Chan Edmonds, known for working quietly behind the scenes running several papers in Western Colorado, has died. He was 61. Edmonds grew up in a newspaper family, and before he was teenager he was writing columns with ...

Homeless pair held in robbery

By Paul Shockley

Two teenagers were ordered held Tuesday on $60,000 bond after their arrests on allegations they robbed a man at gunpoint at an Orchard Mesa park and brandished a gun at another person nearby. Dustin Jay Dees, 19, and Samantha Ann Hanson, 19, ...

Williams finds way around pit-liner problem: recycling

By Dennis Webb

In an oil and gas company’s efforts to keep them out of landfills, liners that the state now requires to be removed when drilling pits are closed are being recycled as plastics and also used to fire an asphalt plant. “We’re ...

Sawyer has given Crowder a needed boost

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Tyler Sawyer had a stellar high school career and high expectations going into college. The two-time All-State Texas pitcher had a couple of small NCAA Division I scholarship offers to go with some junior college scholarship offers before ...


Tullos, Hutchinson send Temple home

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Daniel Tullos has never seen as many people in one place as he did in the stands at Suplizio Field. For him to start on the mound for Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College in an Alpine Bank Junior College World Series elimination game was a ...

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