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LS: Bruce Cameron Column December 28, 2009

By Staff

When I was in sixth grade, I noticed something wonderful, something I’d never seen before: girls. Well, OK, I’d seen them, but I felt about them the same way I felt about housecats: They did only what they wanted to do, and they ...

LS: Art of Quilting Column December 28, 2009

By Sherida Warner

She’s no Barbie doll, but Madame Peacock dresses to the nines. Her elegant demeanor and fancy clothes turned some important heads, winning her creator a first-place prize in the Hoffman California Fabric Challenge. Doll artist ...

You Said It Column December 28, 2009

By Staff

• A trip to the grocery store this week was less painful than I expected. A gallon of milk for less than $3. Could it be that prices on the stuff we really need are going down? • All those travelers who are stranded in ...

LIBRARY 1 12-25

Boom time for Mesa County libraries

By Staff

While many businesses are seeing a lag in sales, Mesa County Libraries are seeing somewhat of a boom. As of October, visits to the library have increased by 17 percent over the same time last year. And that is not all: Circulation is up, ...

Structure dilutes Club 20’s mission, Gunnison County says in quitting

By Staff

The structure of Club 20, allowing governmental members and individual members one vote, fundamentally dilutes the mission of the Western Slope advocacy group, Gunnison County has written in a letter explaining why it is leaving the ...


Sun Biz: TV sets hold their own while sales of other electronics lag

By Staff

The forthcoming switch to mandatory digital television transmission might just be saving the electronics industry from its serious sales slump. The federally mandated switch is set to take place Feb. 17, when all broadcast stations will stop ...

Briefs: Biz Buzz December 28, 2009

By Staff

The large, silver luggage door at the Grand Junction Regional Airport continually opened and closed with bagged skis and snowboards toppling through it Monday night through Tuesday afternoon. It was because a number of day flights, many of ...

Briefs: Local News December 27, 2009

By Staff

County offices closed on New Year’s Day • Mesa County administrative offices will be closed Thursday, Jan. 1, for New Year’s Day. The one-day closure includes the Health Department and Department of Human Services, 510 ...

HG: SustainAbility Column December 27, 2008

By Adele Israel

In spite of some prevalent local attitudes, Colorado takes pride in being on the cutting edge of the New Energy Economy. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden is one excellent example. According to its Web site, ...

KREX rebuilds after devastating fire

By Staff

A heavy cloud of a smoke hovered over Hillcrest Drive on Sunday, Jan. 20, and it could be seen across the valley. In the morning light, flames licked the historic KREX-TV building. Reporters and neighbors gathered to watch, and cry. Mike ...

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