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Desert flowers going wild, but if you want to see them, hurry up

By Amy Hamilton

The Colorado State University Tri-River Extension Office has been flooded with calls. “Have you seen the wildflowers?” people ask breathlessly, according to Mesa County extension employee Carol Bonet-Butler. Indeed, if you ...

The private sector is driving transition to CNG vehicles

By Guest Columnist

By David Ludlam Fleet conversion commitments from the private sector are critical in establishing a national transition to compressed natural gas vehicles. Many natural gas producers in western Colorado are putting their money where their ...

Purple Heart recipient recalls the taking of Okinawa

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Army Staff Sgt. George Reid came into World War II at one of its bloodiest times. Some weeks into the invasion and eventual capture of Okinawa in 1945, Reid, a native Texan, waded uneventfully ashore on the south side of the island 360 miles ...

Asking Adlai about agriculture meant a harvest of silence

By Mary Louise Giblin Henderson

Adlai Stevenson, twice unsuccessful Democratic candidate for president of the United States and distinguished United Nations ambassador, once — probably unintentionally — managed to make a Grand Junction press conference fall ...

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His field of dreams: Manatees’ Ovens trades football helmet for a bat and glove

By Patrick Bahr

For many of the players at the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series, having the opportunity to play in front of a crowd of 7,000 people is a thrill of a lifetime. State College of Florida right fielder Hunter Ovens has already played in ...

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Pack mentality: Coyotes show they are more than just one player in win over Pitt

By Patrick Bahr

It was obvious who everyone wanted to see. Saturday at Suplizio Field, 10,339 fans packed the stands to see if College of Southern Nevada’s 17-year-old catcher Bryce Harper was as good as advertised. Harper had a solid game — ...

On deck: Record crowds turn out for JUCO’s first day

By Staff

On deck: Record crowds turn out for JUCO’s first day Every year, Henry Yanez brings his family to the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. Although he would have come regardless, he’s among the many fans who couldn’t ...

Day 1 JUCO World Series Results, Saturday, May 30

By Staff

Hutchinson 15, Chattanooga State 3 Game 1 Hutchinson (AB-R-H-BI) Jamell Cervantez, cf 1-2-1-1, Andrew Dixon, lf 3-2-1-1, Ryan Mayfield 5-1-3-4, Mace Krol, 3b 2-2-1-2, Luke Acosta, 2b, 5-1-2-1, Shaun Hoover, 1b, 4-2-3-2, David Longmore, rf, ...

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New beginning: Chance to start fuels McGee’s decision to transfer to Temple

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Duncan McGee left a program that made history last year for a chance to start. He got his chance to start and ended up making another trip to the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. The Temple (Texas) College sophomore started for the ...

Sports briefs May 29, 2010

By Staff

College Track & Field Mesa freshman places seventh at nationals Mesa State freshman Alexis Skarda took seventh place in the 5,000-meter run on Saturday at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field in Charlotte, N.C. Skarda ran the ...

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