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The Daily Sentinel
Chamber wise to file suit over drainage fee The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce isn’t shy about weighing in on ho
Chamber wise to file suit over drainage fee
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce isn’t shy about weighing in on how local government decisions affect its members or the business environment in general. But it’s never mounted a legal... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
A trifecta of local controversiesthat Schilling’s role at ESPN and presumably the JUCO banquet was to report the
A trifecta of local controversies
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
that Schilling’s role at ESPN and presumably the JUCO banquet was to report the news, not make it … that his appearance in Grand Junction would be a distraction. The Sentinel’s editorial on the matter made the point succinctly. “The banquet is... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Spring cleaning can lead to explosive results from mining, authorities saynear the main residence on County Road 293. Because of possible lightning or ot
Spring cleaning can lead to explosive results from mining, authorities say
Aspen Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
near the main residence on County Road 293. Because of possible lightning or other static-electric discharge, members of Grand Junction’s bomb squad decided to secure the building before removing the armaments. On Monday, the sticks of dynamite... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
CMU softball team eager for regionalsSports Festival. They won’t have to wait long to get into playoff mode — the t
CMU softball team eager for regionals
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 8 hours ago
Sports Festival. They won’t have to wait long to get into playoff mode — the team leaves after practice today for Texas. Grand Junction is just inside the new NCAA mileage regulations that would allow the Mavericks to fly to Canyon, so they’ll... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
The voices of Western Nevada College: Morres, Graham reflect on their time with Wildcat athleticsseries with two home runs and a groundball single to right field, Graham said.
The voices of Western Nevada College: Morres, Graham reflect on their time with Wildcat athletics
Nevada Appeal / Posted 8 hours ago
series with two home runs and a groundball single to right field, Graham said. He also had the chance to broadcast from Grand Junction, Colo., when the Wildcats advanced to the JUCO World Series in 2012. “Probably the greatest event I’ve ever... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Frontier Diary: Man who liked to garden set roots in Glenwoodmines. Then in the late 1880s, when he worked for the Denver and Rio Grand Rail
Frontier Diary: Man who liked to garden set roots in Glenwood
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 8 hours ago
mines. Then in the late 1880s, when he worked for the Denver and Rio Grand Railroad building the line from New Castle to Grand Junction, he decided that Western Colorado was to be his home. He returned to Italy with the idea of starting a family... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Two accused of attempting to make methAve., late Saturday night. When Isaac Brehm, 23, and David Daniel Aiuto, 20, w
Two accused of attempting to make meth
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 9 hours ago
Ave., late Saturday night. When Isaac Brehm, 23, and David Daniel Aiuto, 20, were arrested in connection with the theft, a Grand Junction police officer located meth paraphernalia, a shopping list to purchase items to make meth and a business plan... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Stormwater bill a tax, not a fee, lawsuit contendsChamber, county to split court cost The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerc
Stormwater bill a tax, not a fee, lawsuit contends
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 9 hours ago
Chamber, county to split court cost The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce and Mesa County are asking a court to halt the collection of a stormwater fee by the Grand Valley Drainage... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Proposed new law aims to dump old lawssaid few legislators use some of the five bills they are limited to introducing
Proposed new law aims to dump old laws
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 9 hours ago
said few legislators use some of the five bills they are limited to introducing to eliminate old laws. Rep. Dan Thurlow, R-Grand Junction, said such a committee would be a good idea because it could do what he’s talked about since he first ran for... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Oil field giants call off mergerfee. The merger originally was valued at about $34 billion. The two global com
Oil field giants call off merger
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 9 hours ago
fee. The merger originally was valued at about $34 billion. The two global companies have local operations based in Grand Junction. The Justice Department sued April 6, alleging the merger would unlawfully eliminate significant head-to-head... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Death notices, May 3, 2016 ■ Jackie Marlene Etherton-Bender, 66, Grand Junction, died May 1, 2016. Serv
Death notices, May 3, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 9 hours ago
■ Jackie Marlene Etherton-Bender, 66, Grand Junction, died May 1, 2016. Services will take place at a later date. She was an administrative assistant. Survivors include her husband, Rick; two sons, Rick Jr. of Jerome,... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Blotter, May 3, 2016Meth found in traffic stop Two 23-year-old men were arrested on Sunday after G
Blotter, May 3, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 9 hours ago
Meth found in traffic stop Two 23-year-old men were arrested on Sunday after Grand Junction police officers allegedly found plastic containers filled with shards of methamphetamine during a traffic stop near the Interstate 70 Horizon Drive... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Abandoned explosives discovered, removed east of Riflematerial was discovered Friday by a new homeowner in an outbuilding, according
Abandoned explosives discovered, removed east of Rifle
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 9 hours ago
material was discovered Friday by a new homeowner in an outbuilding, according to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office. The Grand Junction Bomb Squad was immediately called in to assess the situation. Due to weather concerns and the possibility for... Read more
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Vail Daily
Huskies lax tops Glenwood and makes league title gameMountain’s Northern Division for the second year in the row. They will host the
Huskies lax tops Glenwood and makes league title game
Vail Daily / Posted 10 hours ago
Mountain’s Northern Division for the second year in the row. They will host the South winner — Aspen, Fruita Monument or Grand Junction on Friday at Battle Mountain. Unlike last year’s senior-heavy squad, which rolled to a division title, this... Read more
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Denver Post
Garfield County officials remove explosive materials from residential areaabandoned explosive materials that were found by a resident, the Garfield Count
Garfield County officials remove explosive materials from residential area
Denver Post / Posted 18 hours ago
abandoned explosive materials that were found by a resident, the Garfield County Sheriff's Office announced Monday. The Grand Junction Bomb Squad was called to assess the situation on Friday, but determined it was dangerous to remove the... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Old explosives discovered east of Riflewas discovered by a new homeowner in an out-building on Friday, according to th
Old explosives discovered east of Rifle
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 19 hours ago
was discovered by a new homeowner in an out-building on Friday, according to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office. The Grand Junction Bomb Squad was immediately called in to assess the situation. Due to weather concerns and the possibility for... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Email letters, May 2, 2016our taxes ensure that our policemen and deputies are well equipped and our stre
Email letters, May 2, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 22 hours ago
our taxes ensure that our policemen and deputies are well equipped and our streets and citizens are safe. DIANE MAXFIELDGrand Junction Commissioners should continue to focus on proper role of government What is the proper role of government?... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Clash at Capitol over water rightsensure a fair process for everyone involved, according to a position paper on t
Clash at Capitol over water rights
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 22 hours ago
ensure a fair process for everyone involved, according to a position paper on the issue from Oatis and as reported by The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel. But allowing a whole new set of facts jacks up legal costs for the ground water districts,... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Norwest Equity Partners Invests in Business Aviation MRO Leader West Star AviationWest Star brand extends back to 1952 when the original company, Monarch Aviatio
Norwest Equity Partners Invests in Business Aviation MRO Leader West Star Aviation
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted yesterday
West Star brand extends back to 1952 when the original company, Monarch Aviation, was founded at Walker Field, in Grand Junction, Colorado. The company quickly expanded to a top-rated business aircraft maintenance and refurbishment... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Glenwood chamber joins coalition to push road improvementsSo we have joined our partners at CDOT and chambers throughout the state, inclu
Glenwood chamber joins coalition to push road improvements
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted yesterday
So we have joined our partners at CDOT and chambers throughout the state, including Fort Collins, Colorado Springs, Grand Junction, South Metro Denver and the Vail Valley Partnership, to form the Fix Colorado Roads Coalition. We believe the... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Water court bill defeatedensure a fair process for everyone involved, according to a position paper on t
Water court bill defeated
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted yesterday
ensure a fair process for everyone involved, according to a position paper on the issue from Oatis and as reported by The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel. But allowing a whole new set of facts jacks up legal costs for the ground water districts,... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Student Spotlight, May 2, 2016Crigger of Palisade was initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at We
Student Spotlight, May 2, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Crigger of Palisade was initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Western Oregon University. ■ Timothy David of Grand Junction, a senior at Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina, is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Christian... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
This Week in the Legislature foranimals. ■ Tuesday: The House Appropriations Committee is to hear SB178, a mea
This Week in the Legislature for
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
animals. ■ Tuesday: The House Appropriations Committee is to hear SB178, a measure that would relocate residents in the Grand Junction Regional Center. ■ Wednesday: The House Local Government Committee will take testimony on SB97, a measure... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Drainage district vote on Tuesdayper year and larger property holders are being charged $36 per year for every 2
Drainage district vote on Tuesday
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
per year and larger property holders are being charged $36 per year for every 2,500 square feet of impervious surface. The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce, Mesa County and several businesses filed suit and last week seeking a preliminary... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Blotter, May 2, 2016driving, drunken-driving and other related charges. ■ Kristopher Guest was arr
Blotter, May 2, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
driving, drunken-driving and other related charges. ■ Kristopher Guest was arrested Saturday in the 3100 block of Pelton Drive on suspicion of third-degree assault. The Grand Junction Police Department did not release an activities lo... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Holding courtAges to the Renaissance, a kingdom gathered in Las Colonias Park Dressed in pe
Holding court
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Ages to the Renaissance, a kingdom gathered in Las Colonias Park Dressed in period clothing, 8-year-old Lulu Nelson of Grand Junction is entranced Sunday by a performance of Aerial Elegance at the Renaissance Faire in the park by the Colorado... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
The Chamber is lobbying for your business, communitySo we have joined our partners at CDOT and chambers throughout the state, inclu
The Chamber is lobbying for your business, community
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted yesterday
So we have joined our partners at CDOT and chambers throughout the state, including Fort Collins, Colorado Springs, Grand Junction, South Metro Denver and the Vail Valley Partnership, to form the Fix Colorado Roads Coalition. We believe the... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
UNC men’s basketball players, recruits react to hiring of new coachLinder, who played high school basketball at Centaurus in Louisville and spent
UNC men’s basketball players, recruits react to hiring of new coach
Greeley Tribune / Posted yesterday
Linder, who played high school basketball at Centaurus in Louisville and spent one season at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction and three seasons at Western State Colorado University in Gunnison. His parents live in Mead. Linder didn’t... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Competitors laud event, course at Grand Valley BMX competitionMesa County than the two-day Mile Nigh Nationals that Grand Valley BMX hosted i
Competitors laud event, course at Grand Valley BMX competition
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Mesa County than the two-day Mile Nigh Nationals that Grand Valley BMX hosted in late August. That one, according to the Grand Junction Visitors and Convention Bureau, had an economic impact of $775,000 in Mesa County. Track official Bill Curtin... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Road race caps Maverick Classicto win individual championships but this being the first year for us in DI, to
Road race caps Maverick Classic
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
to win individual championships but this being the first year for us in DI, to win the overall road (championship) is a little tough,” Rostel said. Starting next year, the road cycling national championships will come to Grand Junction for two yea... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Solutions to racial disparity in justice appear obvious to some, illusive to othersfounder and criminology professor Lorie Fridell said. A handful of Colorado’s
Solutions to racial disparity in justice appear obvious to some, illusive to others
Summit Daily News / Posted yesterday
founder and criminology professor Lorie Fridell said. A handful of Colorado’s other law enforcement agencies — including Grand Junction and Lakewood — are engaging in procedural justice training, a program recommended by the Obama administration... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Craig Sports Briefs for May 2, 2016: Moffat County swimmer Jesse Kurz hits state timeDuring the Griffin Invitational hosted by the D51 boys team Saturday in Grand J
Craig Sports Briefs for May 2, 2016: Moffat County swimmer Jesse Kurz hits state time
Craig Daily Press / Posted yesterday
During the Griffin Invitational hosted by the D51 boys team Saturday in Grand Junction, Moffat County High School’s Jesse Kurz qualified for the state championships in the 100-yard freestyle event, placing second at 53.03 seconds. Kurz also won the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
West Star's potential needs to be nurturedor growing its parts business. This is terrific news. West Star has flourished
West Star's potential needs to be nurtured
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
or growing its parts business. This is terrific news. West Star has flourished in an atmosphere of uncertainty at the Grand Junction Regional Airport.After an FBI invesgtigation into financial wrongdoing at the airport thwarted an arrangement... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
'Easy time' is over and public schools couldn't be happiertheir voices heard and do what’s right for Colorado. On May 4, we launch a sta
'Easy time' is over and public schools couldn't be happier
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
their voices heard and do what’s right for Colorado. On May 4, we launch a statewide ESSA Listening Tour in Pueblo and Grand Junction to gather input from the community with discussions about standards and assessments, accountability, support... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Prep lacrosse scores for April 30, 2016 Telluride 6, Grand Junction 5 Saturday at Telluride Grand Junction 0 4 0 1
Prep lacrosse scores for April 30, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Telluride 6, Grand Junction 5 Saturday at Telluride Grand Junction 0 4 0 1 — 5 Telluride 1 0 3 2 — 6 Records: Grand Junction 4-8, 2-5 Mountain League; Telluride 5-7, 3-4. Fruita Monument 19, Green... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Prep roundup: Keller's big day lifts Panthers past Bearsone-hitter with 12 strikeouts in the nightcap, and Austin Bernal’s 3-for-5 hitt
Prep roundup: Keller's big day lifts Panthers past Bears
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
one-hitter with 12 strikeouts in the nightcap, and Austin Bernal’s 3-for-5 hitting effort paced Palisade in the opener. Grand Junction 9, Durango 4: Nick Arcieri and Derek Shaver each went 2 for 4 for the Tigers (11-6, 6-2 Southwestern League),... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Mesa wins share of RMAC men's lacrosse titleholding on for a 15-9 victory. The win clinched a share of the conference cham
Mesa wins share of RMAC men's lacrosse title
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
holding on for a 15-9 victory. The win clinched a share of the conference championship and brought the RMAC tournament to Grand Junction. “The guys knew full well we had to win by at least five to get the tournament here,” CMU coach Vince Smith... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Weekly Calendar, May 1, 2016Valley Rebekah Lodge No. 40, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Clifton IOOF Hall, 202 Second St
Weekly Calendar, May 1, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Valley Rebekah Lodge No. 40, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Clifton IOOF Hall, 202 Second St., 985-4754. Rainbow for Girls Grand Junction Assembly No. 12, 7 p.m. Monday, Masonic Center, 2400 Consistory Court, 434-4608. Grand Junction Chess Club,... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Good options for alternative to a grass lawnnow, and just cut the tips off. Dennis Hill is the nursery manager at Bookclif
Good options for alternative to a grass lawn
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
now, and just cut the tips off. Dennis Hill is the nursery manager at Bookcliff Gardens, bookcliffgardens.com. Send questions to Bookcliff Gardens, 755 26 Road, Grand Junction 81506; or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email addre... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
You Said It, May 1, 2016since 9/11 there has been an increase of patients who have to wait longer, but
You Said It, May 1, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
since 9/11 there has been an increase of patients who have to wait longer, but I appreciate the service that I have had in Grand Junction. A big thank you to the Vietnam vet and his wife who bought this Vietnam vet’s and his wife’s dinner at... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Yes We Can: One house at a timeHumanity’s National Women Build Week celebration, Betsy Bair’s family made up a
Yes We Can: One house at a time
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Humanity’s National Women Build Week celebration, Betsy Bair’s family made up a good portion of those present. Bair, the Grand Junction regional director for Sen. Cory Gardner, and three generations of her family were among the more than 60... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Traffic Alert, May 1, 2016 Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: City of
Traffic Alert, May 1, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions ■ North Avenue Complete Streets Project — 12th Street to 23rd Street: Project requires lane... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Regional Center bill to be heard this weekbill to be heard this week DENVER — Area residents will have one more chance t
Regional Center bill to be heard this week
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
bill to be heard this week DENVER — Area residents will have one more chance to weigh in on the immediate future of the Grand Junction Regional Center this week. That’s because the House Appropriations Committee is to take testimony on SB178, a... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
New role for Ol' King Coalsome hope, if not for the future of mining then at least for putting a mining b
New role for Ol' King Coal
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
some hope, if not for the future of mining then at least for putting a mining byproduct to use. A report prepared by a Grand Junction company for the Colorado Energy Office finds a possible new role for Ol’ King Coal. It highlights the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Green Shoots, May 1, 2016be met with trepidation and worry about downsizing. That’s not the case with W
Green Shoots, May 1, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
be met with trepidation and worry about downsizing. That’s not the case with West Star Aviation. Last week’s sale of the Grand Junction aircraft repair and maintenance company to investment firm Norwest Equity Partners means not only will there... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Death notices, May 1, 2016 ■ Donald Patrick Bridger, 60, Grand Junction, died April 28, 2016, at his hom
Death notices, May 1, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
■ Donald Patrick Bridger, 60, Grand Junction, died April 28, 2016, at his home. He worked in the airline service industry. He is survived by a son, Benjamin John of Grand Junction; his parents, Earl and Donna of Lincoln,... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Hike Summit County: Spring hiking at Colorado National Monument and Rattlesnake Canyondipped toward the horizon. Colorado National Monument is located at the wester
Hike Summit County: Spring hiking at Colorado National Monument and Rattlesnake Canyon
Summit Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
dipped toward the horizon. Colorado National Monument is located at the western boundary of Colorado, immediately south of Grand Junction and Fruita. From Interstate 70 westbound, take the Fruita exit a few miles west of Grand Junction and proceed... Read more
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CBS Denver
Lawmaker Wants Third Party Vendors For DMV-Related Serviceshow to outsource things like the renewal of driver’s licenses and license plate
Lawmaker Wants Third Party Vendors For DMV-Related Services
CBS Denver / Posted 2 days ago
how to outsource things like the renewal of driver’s licenses and license plates. The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Ray Scott, R-Grand Junction, says it’s an effort to reduce wait times without building new government offices. “We don’t have the budget... Read more
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Vail Daily
Vail Lax Jam heads downvalley this yearbring a tournament to Eagle this fall. “It’s a convenient location for everyon
Vail Lax Jam heads downvalley this year
Vail Daily / Posted 2 days ago
bring a tournament to Eagle this fall. “It’s a convenient location for everyone on the Western Slope — Aspen, Steamboat, Grand Junction, Telluride, Montrose, Durango — and the facilities in Eagle are awesome,” said Vail Valley Lacrosse Club... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Wildcat no longer overlookedstarted his motion. The Wildcats have two league games remaining, both against
Wildcat no longer overlooked
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
started his motion. The Wildcats have two league games remaining, both against Durango. With a sweep of Central and Grand Junction defeating Durango on Friday, Canup said Fruita is confident it can remain focused and potentially win the... Read more
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