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Mavs use home-court advantage to get first win

By Allen Gemaehlich

It’s good to be home. After a rough start to the 2008-09 season on the road, the Mesa State College women’s basketball team found playing at home to be much more friendly. The Mavericks (1-2) raced to a 19-2 lead and cruised to a ...

You Said It Column November 29, 2008

By Staff

• How do you thank someone you don’t even know? However, we do thank the party who paid for our lunch on Friday, Nov. 21, about 2 p.m. at the Village Inn on Horizon Drive. The pie was a special treat that we would not have ...

Lawyer strikes out on his own at the age of 63

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Kirk Rider, a fixture in Grand Junction legal circles for more than three decades, has struck out on his own, opening a practice with relative newcomer Lloyd Quesenberry. The two left Younge and Hockensmith, a litigation firm with offices ...

Briefs: Local Religion Npvember 29, 2008

By Staff

Unitarians plan upcoming events • The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Grand Valley, 1022 Grand Ave., will have a Thanksgiving service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The service will be led by Bill Hilty. The church will have a ...

HG: SustainAbility Column November 29, 2008

By Adele Israel

An ad touting “Green Drycleaning” piqued my interest, so I decided to investigate. What followed was a crash course in the evolving dry cleaning industry. Perchance a little history is in order. For many years, dry cleaners ...

Thanksgiving storm brings snow to Grand Mesa, record rainfall to GJ

By Staff

Grand Mesa was topped with 10 inches of snow in the last two days, and the Grand Valley was awash in a record rainfall, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. The valley received 0.72 inches of rain Thursday, a record ...

Game farm quarantined after officials find disease

By Dave Buchanan

A Collbran game farm has been quarantined after state officials discovered the presence of pseudorabies, a contagious viral disease dangerous to livestock and wildlife. The Little Creek Ranch, also known as the Rim Rock Deer Park, was issued ...

Blotter: November 29, 2008

By Staff

Men face alcohol charges • Two Grand Junction men face felony charges on suspicion of drinking alcohol with a 15-year-old girl at an apartment at about 3 a.m. Friday, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Corey Jon ...

Crews cut off gas flowing from blown-out well near Silt

By Dennis Webb

SILT — Crews on Thanksgiving afternoon succeeded in stopping the uncontrolled flow of natural gas from a well that suffered a blowout two days earlier. “We successfully got the well under control,” said Jon Black, local ...

HG: Homegrown Column November 29, 2008

By Dennis Hill

I have a Rose of Sharon bush that has grown so tall it blocks my view from my window. I have my shrubbery trimmed by a company in town every spring and they never trim the Rose of Sharon bushes. Is there a reason? Can I trim it ...

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