4 trailer homes destroyed in fire

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Firefighters hose down hot spots after a wind-driven fire in the 400 block of Morning Dove Court destroyed four mobile homes and an outbuilding and damaged a fifth structure on Friday.

Precious items lost by family that endured prior tragedy

A fire that leveled one trailer, destroyed three others and killed a dog Friday afternoon might have also robbed a Pear Park family of an irreplaceable possession: the ashes of an 11-year-old who was shot to death less than a year ago.

GJ economics director steps down

Grand Junction’s loss will soon be Jefferson County’s gain. Grand Junction Economic Partnership Executive Director Kristi Pollard announced Friday she is leaving the organization and has accepted a job as the executive director of the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation. Her last day is Oct. 20.

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