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Whitman Park could be closed “during significant portions of the day” under one recommendation of the city’s Homeless and Vagrancy Committee.


Here are 11 recommendations from a city panel to reduce homelessness

The signs of the Grand Valley’s burgeoning problem with chronic homelessness and vagrancy are everywhere.
They’re found in the dozens of people who, with dogs and backpacks in tow, take over Whitman Park daily, transforming what should be a public amenity into their own personal, taxpayer-funded enclave.

Man found guilty of 20 counts of sex assault

A 54-year-old Grand Junction man accused of sexually assaulting nine girls and women over a span of several years has been found guilty of 20 felony sexual assault counts, including charges of sexual assault on a child.



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