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Little hoopsters: Small people bring different approach to playing basketball

By Staff

The Harlem Globetrotters live up to their name,  criss-crossing the world to entertain millions of fans with their version of basketball fun. So do the Tiny Trotters. “We do places the Globetrotters wouldn’t do,” ...

Budget wedding? Try wedded bliss at Super Wal-Mart

By Steve Beauregard

I think my wife is turning into some sort of snob, because when I told her about the couple that got recently got married inside a Nebraska Wal-Mart, she didn’t think it was very romantic. To be more accurate, the nuptials took place ...

Errors spoil Fruita’s solid start in loss to Central

By Patrick Bahr

The more errors a team commits, the less likely it is that team will win. Tuesday night at Bergman Field, Fruita Monument played a flawless first three innings against Central and found itself up 3-0. But three innings, seven errors and 14 ...

Gym class emphasis could shift to health, social wellness

By Emily Shockley

Gym classes across the state could have a new look in 2012. Instead of focusing primarily on physical activity and fitness,  proposed new state standards suggest teaching children movement, personal health, prevention and risk ...

School District 51 looks at budget cut of $775,000

By Emily Shockley

School District 51 will have to re-evaluate its budget and cut approximately $775,000 after its Sept. 25 enrollment count showed it has fewer students than last school year. Each school district in Colorado receives funding based on student ...

Bond raised to $1 million for sex assault fugitive

By Paul Shockley

District Judge Brian Flynn on Tuesday increased bond to $1 million for a Grand Junction man wanted in West Virginia on suspicion of 96 counts of sexual assault on a child. Howard J. Dotson, 60, indicated Tuesday through an attorney that he ...

City takes push for public safety buildings to residents

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Grand Junction city officials this winter will launch a “listening tour” of the community and assured residents they will listen their to concerns and ideas about the cost, funding, scope and location of new police and fire ...

Grider struggles on Day 2 at state golf

By Staff

Ethan Grider couldn’t duplicate the success he had the first day at the Class 5A state golf tournament at Saddle Rock Golf Club in Aurora. After ending Day 1 in fifth place, Grider shot a 13-over-par 85, which left him tied for 31st ...

Man faces 16 to 24 years in fatal 2007 wreck

By Paul Shockley

A man faces a maximum 24 years in prison for causing a November 2007 traffic accident that led to the death of a newborn girl, under the terms of a plea agreement. Logan Lage, 26, pleaded guilty Tuesday to child abuse resulting in the death ...

Navigate carefully in clean-water reform

By Staff

Much of the debate over amending the 1972 Clean Water Act has been boiled down to a couple of simple, easy-to-comprehend arguments. “We want to keep our lakes and rivers clean and protect them from pollution,” says one ...

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