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BLM, DOW seek input from user groups

By Dave Buchanan

The Grand Junction Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management is redoing its resource management plan and is asking sportsmen and outdoor enthusiasts for some input on backcountry travel. “We really want to hear from the people who ...

OUT: Pair of poachers get the book thrown at them, as it should be

By Dave Buchanan

Those slamming doors you’ve heard recently are, with any luck, the last sounds you’ll hear from a couple of local poachers. Thanks to some diligent work by wildlife investigators and public prosecutors who take wildlife crimes ...

‘I wouldn’t be pursuing my master’s degree if I hadn’t joined,’ says recruit

By Staff

As uncertainty surrounding the economy grows, so do lines of younger people at local recruiting offices. They see the military as a viable option to finance an education and keep a steady paycheck. In an economy where families may struggle ...

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As jobs become more uncertain, recruits get older

By Melinda Mawdsley

Ryan Greager has a job. Tomorrow, he admitted, he might not. The uncertainty is tiresome. On Thursday, Greager walked into the local Colorado National Guard recruiting office to talk about the benefits of joining the military. At 28, Greager ...


By Melinda Mawdsley

One man is credited with the Emancipation Proclamation, the other with the theory of evolution through natural selection. There is no record of Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin ever meeting. Lincoln never traveled overseas and Darwin, an ...

Demons rally, take advantage of ‘Cat collapse

By Staff

The Fruita Monument High School boys basketball team had the situation it wanted on Saturday. The Wildcats led visiting Durango by four points with 2:45 remaining and had possession of the ball. At that point, things went south, as the ...

Briefs: Sports Basketball Roundup February 08, 2009

By Staff

Despite playing four good quarters, the Grand Junction High School girls basketball team fell just short to Mountain Vista on Saturday, losing 54-45 on the road. “It was a well-played game,” Grand Junction coach Sam Provenza said. ...

Restaurant owner blames economy for liquor license problem

By Dennis Webb

A restaurant owner says the poor economy has curbed the appetite of people for dining out and has led to a license dispute with Garfield County over how much of its business constitutes sales of alcohol rather than food. Garfield County ...

Nebraska-Kearney lives up to national ranking against Mavs

By Allen Gemaehlich

The Mavericks took their shots, but came away with a similar result. For the second consecutive night, the injured-plagued Mesa State College wrestling team lost eight of 10 matches in a 37-6 loss to fourth-ranked and defending national ...

King’s bill gets drilled

By The Daily Sentinel

We’re not at all unhappy to record the death of Rep. Steve King’s bill that would have required every public school in Colorado — from kindergarten through college — to hold emergency drills at least twice a ...

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