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Diggin’ dinos

By Bill Haggerty

It looked like the cross-section of a gruesome mass grave, with gnarled bones and broken skeletons floating in a sea of gray-blue mud some 50 feet deep. Actually, it was a mass grave — for dinosaurs. Bone fragments and skeletons of ...


Outside Connection: Colorado Bird Breeding

By Dave Buchanan

Unlike most people, birds never sign a census form. Which is one reason, of many, it takes thousands of volunteers around the state to compile the Colorado Bird Breeding Atlas. The second edition of said atlas — the first was published ...

CMU Bookstore adapts to keep students buying

By Emily Shockley

The Colorado Mesa University Bookstore gained a competitive edge in the textbook-selling market this fall with the introduction of an online price-comparison feature. The bookstore has recently started using third-party website Verba Compare, ...

Your Town, Oct. 19, 2014

By Tammy Gemaehlich

I realized the acorn squash was missing the evening of Monday, Oct. 6, and put out the APB (acorn point bulletin), double-checked the grocery store receipt and scoured the scene for a possible ransom note. Sadly though, after a short search, ...

Best of Bridge, Oct. 19, 2014

By Staff

Here are results of recent bridge games: Oct. 8: Sue Cox and Rocky Otto; Helen Bledsoe and Marilyn McLaughlin. Oct. 9: William Voss and McLaughlin; Sylvia Morrison and Bledsoe. Oct. 10: Bruce Kolisek and Sharon Snyder; Daphne Bevill and ...

Weekly Calendar, Oct. 19, 2014

By Staff

Oct. 19 Knights of Columbus Council 13621 pancake breakfast, 7:30 a.m.–noon, third Sunday of each month, 790 26 1/2 Road, $5 adults, $3 ages 6-12, younger than 6 free, proceeds benefit the fund for local charities, 260-7664. Oct. ...

Pegging Out, Oct. 19, 2014

By Staff

Here are the Oct. 16 results for the Two Rivers Cribbage Club: ■ First place: Dan Vogel, Grand Junction ■ Second place: Conny Lepper, Fruita ■ Third place: Kay Pietro, Grand Junction ■ Fourth place: Doris Anderson, ...

Traffic Alert, Oct. 19, 2014

By Staff

Road construction and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: ■ H Road Bridge Deck Replacement East of 27 Road: H Road is closed between 27 Road and 27 1/4 Road. Detour route is in place utilizing Crossroads Boulevard. ...

Death notices, Oct. 19, 2014

By Staff

■ Milford R. Bailey, 81, Grand Junction, died Oct. 17, 2014, at the Grand Junction VA Medical Center. Mr. Bailey was a cattle rancher. Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 27 at New Covenant Baptist Church. Interment will ...

WHO won’t discuss Ebola mistakes document

By The AP

LONDON — The World Health Organization said Saturday that it wouldn’t explain details contained in an internal document obtained by The Associated Press in which the U.N. health agency said it fumbled early attempts to contain the ...

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