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City may commit $1 million to Avalon project

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Grand Junction City Council members will consider a resolution Wednesday to set aside $1 million for a renovation project at the city-owned Avalon Theatre. The Downtown Development Authority has already committed to provide $3 million to the ...

Plenty of firsts for GJ Rockies in season opener

By Patti Arnold

OGDEN, Utah — There’s little that equipment managers won’t do to retrieve history. Grand Junction Rockies’ clubhouse manager Dennis Publow tracked down the first home run hit in Grand Junction history, but there was ...

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GJ Rockies fall to Ogden in season opener

By Patti Arnold

OGDEN, Utah — Miguel De Leon will go down in Grand Junction Rockies history as the guy who hit the first home run in franchise history. Jason Stolz had the first hit, a scorching line drive into the left-field corner for a ...

Central hires Hirons to coach boys golf

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Mike Hirons loves golf, working with children and coaching. For him, coaching golf at the high school level appears to be an ideal fit, and he’ll get the opportunity at Central High School, which announced Monday it hired Hirons as its ...

One arm, one leg, one great archer

By Tim Harty

A bow doesn’t know how it’s being held. A bowstring doesn’t know how it’s being drawn. And an arrow doesn’t know what’s gripping it, how it’s being cast or where it’s landing. Anyone watching ...

Carozza leads marbles competition

By Staff

Twelve-year-old Katie Carozza of Grand Junction sits in first place in the girls division after the first day of preliminary play in the 89th annual National Marbles Tournament in Wildwood, N.J. Carozza, last year’s national runner-up, ...

Durango puts medical marijuana licenses on hold

By The Associated Press

DURANGO — The Durango City Council has put a 60-day hold on new business licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries and production facilities. The council approved the moratorium last week to give the city time to deal with regulatory ...

Mosquitoes in Fort Collins test positive for West Nile virus

By The Associated Press

FORT COLLINS — Mosquitoes infected with the West Nile virus have been found in Fort Collins. The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment says the infected insects were found in a trap retrieved on June 5. According to the ...

Authorities patrol Colorado wildfire for looters

By The Associated Press

LOVELAND — Local authorities are using roving patrols to prevent looting as firefighters try to get the upper hand on a wildfire near Fort Collins. The fire that has burned large swaths of land since it began more than a week ago was ...

Student killed in Denver hit-and-run

By The Associated Press

DENVER — Authorities say a student from Iran has died after he was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle while walking his bicycle across a Denver street. Police say the 24-year-old man was hit by an SUV at about 8:40 p.m. on Thursday. He was ...

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