Thank God It’s Ride Day

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Heather Skinner of Grand Junction rides in the Clunker Criterium in downtown Grand Junction on Friday afternoon. Skinner and several of her family members and friends were riding as “Minions,” characters from the movie “Despicable Me.” More than 50 riders took part in the second annual Hot Tomato Clunker Criterium.

DA seeking penalties for Blagg juror

A Mesa County judge has issued a contempt citation against a one-time juror whose shifting stories are blamed for causing a retrial in the case of convicted killer Michael Blagg. Marilyn Charlesworth of Orchard Mesa has been ordered to appear before Chief Judge David Bottger later this month for a “show cause” hearing, when she could face a variety of penalties. The citation signed Thursday by the judge says Charlesworth must show why she shouldn’t be “fined and/or


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