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HISTORY HERE AND NOW Buried box car made for ‘Schlitz’ mine of 1950

By Staff

Grand Junction High School classmates Verne Anderson and Dick Beye were rabbit hunting north of the Highline Canal in the fall of 1950 when they opted for a little target practice, aiming their .22 rifles at a shiny object in on the bank of an ...


Grand Junction doubles team ready to play at No. 1

By {screen_name}

When Grand Junction High School tennis player Sam Morgan was paired with Charlie Reicks two years ago, he was excited for the potential. Cut to present day, where potential has turned into expectations. Morgan and Reicks enter their third ...

Briefs: OA Left rail Sept. 11, 2009

By Staff

Reel Time >> KAFM Reel Time screening of “Happiness Is…,” will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17., at KAFM’s Radio Room, 1310 Ute Ave. The movie “Happiness Is…” is from director Andrew Shapter, who ...

Beatles’ legendary recording techniques come through on new CDs

By Rock Cesario

Incredible! That’s what I have to say after listening to some of the brand new remastered Beatles compact discs. Their entire catalog was reissued Wednesday after a meticulous four-year process of going through each and every song in an ...

Briefs: Local news Sept. 11, 2009

By Staff

Civil rights presentation set • Francie McDonald and Erick Hohenegger from the Colorado Civil Rights Division will speak about the state’s anti-discrimination laws at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Mesa County Libraries central ...

Parents must ensure students have open minds about presidents, politics

By Henrietta Hay

I have been following the health care hassle with interest and even some amusement. At first the Republican far-right protests seemed just silly, But then they got more and more vicious. I watched the town hall meetings, with yelling and ...

Holiday travel bump at Eisenhower sign of economic recovery

By Staff

Labor Day weekend proved to be a busy one at the Eisenhower Tunnel. In the four days, from Friday to Monday, 172,839 vehicles passed through the tunnel, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. It was not a record, but it was ...

More defiance than concession

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama staked out a position Wednesday toward the middle ground in the contentious debate over health care reform, offering a number of concessions from his earlier demands. But, in the main, Obama hewed close to the ...

Train traffic not disrupted by derailment

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The Union Pacific Railroad is investigating a seven-car derailment Wednesday night in the Grand Junction rail yard. The cars that went off the track caused no injuries, Union Pacific spokesman Mark Davis said Thursday. The cars were part of a ...

Eight years after, terror threat remains

By The Daily Sentinel

The world changed horrifically eight years ago today, and we are continuing to deal with the fallout from the terrorist attacks that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001. Just look at Afghanistan. President Barack Obama and his military advisers are ...

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