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History Here and Now June 26, 2009

By Guest Columnist

Second in a two-part series. The Redlands Women’s Club consisted of 68 members in 1935, a representation of virtually every family living on the Redlands. Members already had started building their own country club by the time Charles ...

Briefs: Local News June 26, 2009

By Tammy Gemaehlich

County officials’ coffee meeting July 10 • The next coffee meeting with Mesa County officials will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. July 10 at Blink Coffee, 11011 Colorado Highway 65, in Mesa. County Commissioner Janet Rowland, Sheriff ...

Enrollment in summer classes down in District 51

By Emily Shockley

School District 51’s summer-school enrollment is down slightly from last year because it learned from the state too late that it could afford to serve more students. In 2008, 2,251 students participated in summer-school classes, ...

Students cannot be stripped of rights

By The Daily Sentinel

Public-school students in a post-Columbine world don’t surrender their basic constitutional rights when they enter school grounds, the U.S. Supreme Court determined Thursday. In particular, the high court reached the entirely sensible ...

Kittens great news for the missing lynx

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado Division of Wildlife biologists made important and welcome discoveries this spring. They found 10 lynx kittens in dens in the Colorado high country. These were the first lynx kittens found in Colorado since 2006. What’s more, ...

Pet store plans to open on Redlands

By Emily Shockley

A new pet supply and grooming business will open by the end of July in the Redlands Marketplace strip mall, 2518 Broadway. New tenant Chow Down will offer dog and pet supplies, specialty food, training and a self-serve dog-washing ...

Feds take investment info

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The FBI is seeking information from investors about an employee of failed Valley Investments of Grand Junction as it pulls together information from hundreds of investors of the company. A Denver judge, meanwhile, signed a temporary ...

Man suspected of Hilltop rape arrested at facility 12 days later

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion he raped a mentally disabled woman June 12 in her room at Hilltop Community Resources, then broke into the facility 12 days later and attempted to rape another woman. Roger Dale Smith, ...

Briefs: Sports Timeout June 25, 2009

By Staff

Timeout guidelines: Space is reserved for area clubs, organizations, associations and nonprofit groups to announce their events, tournaments, meetings and/or leagues. Fax information at least two weeks prior to registration deadline or event ...


Pickleball gaining a rabid following in GJ

By Allen Gemaehlich

Alan and Nancy Friedman heard about Pickleball in Casa Grande, Ariz., where they spend the winter. After one match, they were hooked. Now they’re trying to spread the word about the hybrid sport in Grand Junction. Pickleball started in ...

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