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Local economy showing signs of life

By Staff

Sales-tax collections in Grand Junction and Mesa County are reflecting some life in the Western Colorado economy. We hope it’s just the beginning of a rejuvenation of the local economy much battered by national woes and the steep ...

Udall’s bark beetle proposal blocked

By The AP

DENVER — A proposal seeking $50 million to remove hazardous trees killed by bark beetles in national parks and forests has been blocked. Sen. Mark Udall had hoped to include the amendment in the Senate’s emergency supplemental ...

Obama administration extends roadless moratorium

By The AP

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Obama administration today extended for another year the moratorium on most logging and mining in millions of acres of remote and rugged backcountry sections of national forests. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack ...

Man gets nine years in armed robberies of GJ banks

By Paul Shockley

A Las Vegas man this morning was sentenced to nine years in federal prison for robbing three banks in as many months last year, two of them in Grand Junction. Douglas Edward James, 25, was also ordered by U.S. District Judge Philip Brimmer to ...

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High water tables ruined early cemetery

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Second in a series on the history of local cemeteries. Cemeteries must have been a profitable business in the late 1890s, when Grand Junction was still a hamlet. Mesa County records show that two graveyards were established in that era, both ...

Calendar: Week of May 28, 2010

By Staff

FRIDAY, MAY 28 School’s Out Activity Program, Creative Avenues, 128 S. Fifth St., full-day and half-day options available, 255-6757. Howard Berkman and Big Bottom, blues, Lounge 743, DoubleTree Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive, 8 p.m., ages 21 ...


OutFit: Roses

By Ivy Parnasius

The fashion forecast is in, and everything looks rosy. From traditional rose prints to modern three-dimensional buds, roses are on everything imaginable this season. Look for tank tops, dresses and miniskirts with large rose prints for a ...


Music Scene: Week of May 28, 2010

By Tammy Gemaehlich

A frequent performer in the Grand Valley, Jill Cohn is touring western Colorado and eastern Utah venues in a continuing effort to promote her eighth CD, “Every Street Inside of You — Mexico City.” The Seattle-based ...

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Bluegrass is always greener in June

By Melinda Mawdsley

Music, scenery and ambiance abound in western Colorado. And don’t think that fusion is an accident. They grow some mean bluegrass in June. For example, Riverbend Park, which plays host to the second annual Palisade Bluegrass and Roots ...

Road Trip: Week of May 28, 2010

By Staff

Here are some big shows and events coming to Colorado and Utah in the near future. Mr. Anonymous — Fox Theatre, Boulder, June 10. Great American Taxi — Abbey Theater, Durango, June 10. Passafire — Belly Up, Aspen, June ...

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