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Bill pits firefighters union, city

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A firefighters union and Grand Junction city officials are on opposite sides of a measure that would allow firefighters to bargain collectively, and Gov. Bill Ritter is in the middle. Ritter is considering the fate of the measure, S.B. 180, ...

Telluride Resort proposes amphitheater

By Carrie Marfitano

Telluride Ski Resort issued a proposal to the town of Mountain Village last week to build an 8,000-seat outdoor amphitheater on Misty Maiden ski run above the Heritage Plaza. The project is in the beginning stages, and a timeline has not been ...

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Peña’s big hit lifts Wildcats to win

By Staff

Jerome Peña wasn’t a solo act Monday at the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. The Western Nevada College catcher had the crucial hit in the Wildcats’ 11-6 victory over Middle Georgia — a two-run triple in the ...

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Santa Fe survives Cowley’s comeback attempt to move on

By Patrick Bahr

Santa Fe (Fla.) College got lead with its offense, and held onto a win with its defense. The Saints held a comfortable 10-2 lead over Cowley County (Kan.) Community College after the third inning of Game 9 at the Alpine Bank Junior College ...

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GJ veteran loves the way JUCO celebrates Memorial Day

By Patrick Bahr

To Grand Junction resident James Park, Memorial Day is more than fireworks and barbecues. Park, a 57-year-old Vietnam veteran who served six months in Vietnam before having his right leg injured by shrapnel on July 4, 1970. Park turned 19 ...

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Trust me, removing the tarp after a rain delay isn’t easy

By Patrick Bahr

Don’t let anyone tell you maintaining a baseball field is easy. It’s not like cleaning a room, where you stuff everything in the closet and call it good. Maintaining a baseball field is hard work. Not making the job any easier ...

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Despite committing six errors, Howard stays in winners’ bracket

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The top-ranked team in the country vs. the 2008 national runner-up. Memorial Day night game, fireworks to follow. The best crowd of the weekend, 10,271. If ever there was a marquee matchup in the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series, this ...

JUCO: Notes from May 26, 2009

By Patrick Bahr

Honoring a local veteran • Before the start of the game between Howard and Shelton St., the stadium held festivities in honor of Memorial Day. To honor all of the vets who have died serving this country there was a moment a silence, ...

Fornelli, Hanks share coaching tie

By Allen Gemaehlich

CARY, N.C. — It was just the second meeting between Mesa State College and Emporia State (Kan.) University on the baseball field, but the coaches were quite familiar with each other. Although both coaches expected a close, competitive ...


Hornets hold off Mavericks

By Allen Gemaehlich

CARY, N.C. — The chances came early, then disappeared. The Mesa State College baseball team left more runners stranded in the first two innings than it scored the entire game in a 5-2 loss to Emporia State (Kan.) University on Monday ...

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