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Stine’s Lines: Play-dough joy and cookie cutter bliss

By Staff

The most awesome thing about having a grandkid is that you get to do all the fun stuff over again. I was sad when my kids outgrew Disney movies, especially since they’re male and I don’t enjoy watching aliens, deranged criminals or ...

Lack of funds dooms full-day kindergarten plan

By Emily Shockley

Kindergarten has become yet another victim of the recession. In 2008, legislators planned to boost the number of schools offering full-day kindergarten by asking the state board of education to implement full-day kindergarten statewide and ...

Houpt will seek re-election in Garfield County

By Dennis Webb

An advocate for regulatory reform of the energy industry plans to seek re-election next year as Garfield County commissioner, partly with the goal of remaining eligible to continue serving on the state panel that oversees the oil and gas ...

Radio telegraphy was the original wireless

By Staff

Did you know that Marconi sent the first transatlantic message by radio in 1901, but Tesla is credited as the inventor of the idea? This little-known dispute was resolved by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1944 based, in part, on Tesla’s ...

Police Blotter, Oct. 11, 2009

By Staff

Alleged heroin found A traffic stop by police outside Moab, Utah, on Thursday led to two arrests and the seizure of 4 pounds of heroin. Ramon Romero-Palma, 33, and Abelardo Lores, 69, both of Albuquerque, N.M., were jailed on suspicion of ...

AWOL suspect jailed in Junction

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction man who was suspected of being absent without leave from the U.S. Army was arrested Saturday afternoon at a home in Grand Junction, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. Pvt. Terrance Hilton, 20, was wanted ...

Fruita man suspected of menacing with gun

By Amy Hamilton

A 28-year-old Fruita man is suspected of brawling with another man outside a bar early Saturday morning and pointing a loaded gun at the man’s head, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Police officers were in the area ...

GJ economic development funds to be cut

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The city of Grand Junction next year will slash in half the amount of money it allocates to community organizations that help drive the local economy, as sliding revenue forces budget managers to trim spending in a variety of areas. City ...

You Said It, Oct. 11, 2009

By Staff

We are not fast food junkies and have only been in Chick-fil-A once or twice, but the article in Friday’s paper was one of the best. How many “chain stores” pass out freebies at every event in town? How many “chain ...

Neighborhood groups organize in response to growth plan

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A plan that will guide how the Grand Valley grows in the next 25 years proposes a number of significant changes that have raised the eyebrows of some neighborhood groups. Two groups, Orchard Mesa Neighbors in Action and the Seventh Street ...

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