Faces of the fallen

Tease Image
Photo by Christopher Tomlinson

Deanna and Bob Gobbo of Fruita place flowers and an American flag on Saturday at the grave of Bob’s brother, Jerry, who died in 1969 in the Vietnam War. He is buried in Orchard Mesa Cemetery.

Project attaches photographs to names of soldiers who died in Vietnam War

A photo of U.S. Army Pfc. Jerry Gobbo of Fruita will be enshrined among those of thousands of his compatriots who died in the Vietnam War.
Gobbo was one of several hundred Coloradans whose photo the Faces Never Forgotten Project hadn’t found. It does have some 41,000 faces of the men who died in Vietnam.

Fight looms over release of Blagg’s defense costs

A legal fight over expense records for Michael Blagg’s state-funded criminal defense was unresolved on Friday, with a deadline looming this week.

Click here to read all our Vacationland articles.

  • Photo Gallery
    JUCO Day 2: May 24, 2015

    Day 2 of the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series.

  • Photo Gallery
    Remembering Landslide

    Remembering the West Salt Creek landslide near Collbran on May 25, 2014.

  • Photo Gallery
    Collbran Job Corps

    After 50 years, Collbran Job Corps Center offers youth hope for future.

  • Video
    Landslide video
    052215 landslide

    Aerial view of the West Salt Creek landslide one year later.

  • Photo Gallery
    JUCO Day 1

    Day 1 of the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series.

  • Special Project
    JUCO 2015
    15 juco teae

    View the official program for the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series.



Who is going to win the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series?

Search More Jobs

Newspapers In Education

  • Deadly storms swamp Plains, Midwest, force Texans from homes

    SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — A line of storms stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on parts of the Plains and Midwest, spawning tornadoes and causing major flooding that forced at least 2,000 Texans from their homes.

  • California looks Down Under for drought advice

    SYDNEY (AP) — California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.

  • Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.

  • 'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack Obama's health care law. But it's Republicans — not White House officials — who have been talking about damage control.

  • Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Carroll Heath didn't have it easy growing up in the Great Depression. His father wasn't around, his mother was a patient in a mental hospital and he kept largely to himself. Soon after graduating high school, he enlisted in the Army and wound up in the Philippines, where he's believed to have died sometime in 1942.


734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Subscribe to print edition
Advertiser Tearsheet

© 2015 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy