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Sports in Brief: Palisade boys down Eagle Valley

By Staff

Prep Basketball Palisade boys down Eagle Valley Four players scored in double figures to lead the Palisade boys basketball team to a 61-45 victory over Eagle Valley. Nate Yanez led the Bulldogs (9-6, 3-1 WSL) with 15 points. Kane Gunther ...

College jazz quartet to follow tastings at Wine Country Inn

By Staff

The Wine Country Inn in Palisade is the setting for the Mesa State College Faculty Jazz Quartets’ evening of jazz and wine. The classy evening of entertainment is Saturday, Jan. 23. Wine tastings will be from 6–7 p.m. The concert, ...

Free-throw shooting lifts Tigers past Montrose

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It was a situation Tyler Winder had been in before. The pressure’s on and he needs to make free throws to clinch a tight game. Only this time it wasn’t in the driveway with teammate Mark Stern, but in front of a packed gymnasium ...

Perry’s Auction was a Saturday social gathering

By Kathy Jordan

For years Tony Perry held an auction every Saturday at Eighth Street and Pitkin Avenue. It seemed that everyone in Grand Junction went there at one time or another, if not to sell, then to buy. It was like a big community yard sale, except ...

A Texas solution for mercury storage

By Staff

The Department of Energy turned the heat down last week on a simmering dispute over the possible disposal of mercury at a site south of Whitewater that currently houses uranium mill tailings. Although the decision is not final, the Energy ...

Cedaredge school delays details of reported threat

By Staff

An investigation into a report of a possible threat against a Grand Junction school was hindered by administrators at a Cedaredge alternative school who initially refused to provide police with the names of a teacher and student who had ...

Great American Taxi plays Mesa Theater Jan. 22

By Staff

Great American Taxi, one of the best-known headliners on the jam band circuit, has a date to jam in Grand Junction. Fronted by Leftover Salmon’s Vince Herman, Great American Taxi will perform its blend of country, rock and bluegrass at ...

Dominguez’s buzzer beater lifts Mavericks in basketball

By Staff

Michael Dominguez finally got an opportunity to play near his hometown and it was memorable. The Mesa State College senior from Santa Fe, N.M., scored a game-high 37 points and hit a game-winning shot as time expired to lift the 17th-ranked ...

Numerous people, changes involved with ‘Acoustic Sunday’

By Rock Cesario

Sometime in the fall of 1989 when Triple Play Records was not even 2 years old, Jim Spehar, then the owner of radio station KKLY, asked me if I would host a show on his FM station. This show, Jim said, would be made up of acoustic music from ...

Mercury likely will go to Texas, not Whitewater

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The best place to store the nation’s stockpile of mercury is probably in Texas, the U.S. Department of Energy said. The Energy Department listed Waste Control Specialists, a company in Andrews, Texas, as its preferred alternative to ...

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