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Homegrown: Your planting window for fall

By Dennis Hill

It will be at least two weeks before we can get some cool crops planted including cabbage, beans, lettuce, carrots and peas. Have we missed our planting window, and if so, when could we plant them later to get a fall crop? Are there any of the ...


Ditch the tour group and discover Europe for yourself

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I should not be on this jet, zooming over the wide open ocean. I should not be gulping Weissbier and munching wurst with 2,000 strangers in a German biergarten, traversing a Swiss mountainside blanketed with wildflowers or strolling down the ...

042610 Kolton Gustafson PHS

Student of the Week: Kolton Gustafson, PHS senior

By Staff

Name: Kolton Gustafson School: Palisade High School GPA: 4.2 After-school activities: Work at Home Care of the Grand Valley and play practice. Favorite book: “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Favorite show: ...

Quick-thinking boy steers truck to safety

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When the Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to Interstate 70 on Sunday morning, it sounded like a routine medical call. What paramedics discovered when they arrived, however, was anything but ordinary. Eight-year-old Dillon Earl ...

Cyclists peddle ideas during tour

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Local transportation planners and bicyclists strapped on their helmets and pedaled around Grand Junction on Sunday afternoon so they could see how local roads and trails can be enhanced for two-wheelers as part of a Mesa County comprehensive ...

Former chief still on job hunt

By Paul Shockley

After missing out recently on jobs in Washington and Montana, former Grand Junction Police Chief Bill Gardner said he’s waiting to hear back on two more job applications. Gardner, 61, declined to identify where else he is seeking police ...

Valley Investments’ assets could be sold more quickly through bankruptcy filing

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The receivership for Valley Investments has filed papers in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, a move aimed at allowing it to sell property more quickly. Valley Investments failed nearly a year ago, but the receivership appointed by Denver district court ...

Council should offer plan on new police building

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Grand Junction isn’t giving up on building itself a Taj Martial. Sure, the business of building a new police station has been out of sight and out of mind for most people since the voters, sniffing recession in the air, turned down a ...

Blue Mesa open for boating and mussel inspections

By Dave Buchanan

Blue Mesa Reservoir is now mostly ice free and the Lake Fork and Elk Creek boat ramps are open. The National Park Service will have inspection stations at the ramps from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through April 30. Beginning May 1, hours will ...

El Paso County buys waterfall near Manitou Springs

By The AP

COLORADO SPRINGS — El Paso County has purchased a waterfall outside Manitou Springs, and a cleanup campaign is planned. The county acquired Rainbow Falls last week for $10 from Mansfield Development Corp., which owns nearby land. The ...

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