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Nemnich file closed with thank-you to court

By Paul Shockley

The most recent, and possibly last, entry in the voluminous public court file for convicted double murderer Jerry Nemnich wasn’t a pleading. It wasn’t a motion or an order. Instead, it was photocopy of a four-page thank-you card ...


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Ann Driggers: Once a ski bum, now a leader

By Emily Shockley

Grand Junction Economic Partnership President and Chief Executive Officer Ann Driggers tried a wide variety of climates before settling in Grand Junction nearly 10 years ago. She grew up in the North Yorkshire Moores national park area of ...


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Laurie Kadrich: First job as a cop made her sensitive to workplace inequalities

By Amy Hamilton

It was 1979 when Laurie Kadrich, fresh out of college, traveled halfway across the country to bring the law to the Wild West. The police chief in Gillette, Wyo., thought someone educated would make a better cop, “even if it was a ...


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Phyllis Norris: President of City Market worked her way to the top

By Amy Hamilton

You may not have noticed that watermelons now purchased at City Market are sold by size, not by weight. Asking checkers to heave the substantial fruits onto the scales is arduous work, especially over a course of a busy summer shift, according ...


Bridge ready for reinstallation near Carbondale

By Dennis Webb

A 110-year-old part of the history of the Roaring Fork Valley will be returned to its proper place next month after being removed for renovation. The Satank Bridge near Carbondale is scheduled to be returned to its abutment the first week of ...


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Report criticizes proposed uranium mill

By William Woody

MONTROSE COUNTY — The proposed Pi&#241on Ridge uranium mill that would be built in the Paradox Valley of western Montrose County drew sharp criticism from a socioeconomic report released last week by a Montana consulting firm. The ...


Gifts for skiing, boarding last all winter long

By Dave Buchanan

Some Christmas presents are better if they don’t fit under the tree or keep on giving long after the first round of batteries is exhausted. One of those evergreen gifts is the gift of skiing or snowboarding, and here are some offers ...


Traffic Alert, Dec. 26, 2010

By Staff

A road closure and maintenance project may affect traffic this week: Riverside Parkway: Crews will perform warranty work on the Riverside Parkway starting Dec. 27 and continuing through Jan. 14 near the bridge over Fifth Street. Expect lane ...


Mutilated carcass is likely coyote, cops say

By Staff

Palisade resident George Reber wonders why the carcass of an animal is still in a canal in Riverbend Park weeks after he reported it. Reber, who initially reported finding a mutilated carcass in the park near 36 1/4 Road on Dec. 9, said the ...


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In Mesa County businesses, government and nonprofits, women take charge

By Emily Shockley

Grand Junction’s city manager, mayor, interim Mesa County administrator, undersheriff, national monument superintendent and the heads of all major economic development organizations in the valley have two things in common: leadership ...


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