Missing teen linked to meth

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Kelly Myers was reported missing in late December by family, who last reported hearing from her on Dec. 18. While the Sheriff’s Office has said they had no information suggesting Myers was endangered, her disappearance was considered by family to be unusual. Her Facebook page had no activity since Dec. 17.

Was in and out of jail on drug charges

An 18-year-old woman missing since late December who was found dead Saturday in a remote stretch of Mesa County spent much of 2014 in and out of jail on methamphetamine-related charges, deepening ties with a drug subculture and “couch surfing” among friends, according to family and court records reviewed on Monday.
“Now she’s dead and I can’t save her,” Thomas Myers, uncle of 18-year-old Kelly Mae Myers, said on a dreary Monday in Grand Junction.

Low prices force WPX to cut back

Responding to low oil and gas prices, WPX Energy on Monday announced an 8 percent workforce reduction that includes 11 jobs in Parachute — although that office was spared a major downsizing occurring at its Denver location.

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