‘Never forget your fallen soldier’

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Warren Williamson, executive director of the Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Run, presents Sheila Decocq, the stepmother of Wade Oglesby, with a portrait of her stepson during a service at the Grand Junction Memorial Gardens Cemetery on Wednesday morning. The event was part of the 3rd Annual Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride. See a video at GJSentinel.com.


Oglesby is honored in traveling tribute to America’s war dead

The fair-skinned, blond-headed 27-year-old turned “bright red like a tomato” under the hot sun in Iraq, the country where he died from an improvised explosive device more than eight years ago, a loved one said.

City picks cash payout vs. fight

Grand Junction city councilors voted 5-1 Wednesday to pay $125,000 to Elizabeth Tice, the city’s management and legislative liaison, for her immediate resignation, a separation agreement that prevents Tice from filing suit against the city in the future.


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