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County foreclosures hit 264 in 3rd quarter

By Emily Shockley

Mesa County was the largest county in the state to see a year-over-year increase in foreclosure filings during the third quarter of 2010. Mesa County’s foreclosure- filing total increased 20.9 percent year-over-year in the third ...


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Brothers in arms gather in honor of one another

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Donal Compton peered out the open window of a sport utility vehicle toward the flags and the speakers clad in their military best at 11 a.m. Thursday. Compton, 90, wore his cap denoting him as a World War II veteran. Soon after the Japanese ...


Cops: Man stabbed friend over shirt

By Paul Shockley

A Clifton man is accused of stabbing his friend after making drunken demands about his friend’s T-shirt, according to an arrest affidavit. Justin L. Blodgett, 19, 499 Aspen Grove Drive, was arrested on a warrant Wednesday on suspicion ...


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City’s work force shrinking even as its boundaries grow

By Amy Hamilton

With tons of leaves to be picked up, city of Grand Junction worker Bob Spaid has little time to stand around talking. Even a few minutes with a reporter is a couple moments too long. “See, I’m in big trouble already,” Spaid ...


Lochmiller’s trial date delayed to February

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The trial of the owner of failed Valley Investments has been pushed to February from a planned December start. Philip Rand Lochmiller’s trial on multiple counts of securities and mail fraud was set to begin Dec. 27, but was reset to ...


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Hilltop opens its Senior Daybreak

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The staff at Hilltop’s Senior Daybreak was eager to show off to the public its newly remodeled facility during an open house Wednesday afternoon. The new facility was created by combining two of the cottages at The Commons, 1620 Hermosa ...


Death of Crawford hunting guide ruled an accident

By Paul Shockley

A Crawford man who was guiding a group of hunters was shot in the head and died Tuesday after a member of the hunting party dropped a rifle, causing it to discharge, authorities said. The death of James J. Ayer, 56, was ruled an accident, ...


Encana donates $100,000 to Mesa State

By Staff

Encana Oil & Gas donated $100,000 to Mesa State College during a ceremonial check presentation Wednesday afternoon at the college. The money will be used for scholarships and program development for the school’s landman and ...


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GJ man gains recognition of brother’s sacrifice in Vietnam War

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The tale of U.S. Army Warrant Officer Thomas Doody, his short life and fiery death is almost completely written. It remains only for the Army to complete its bureaucratic work for Doody to be recognized for his part in the largest airborne ...


ExxonMobil working to bring extraction ideas for oil shale to surface

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ExxonMobil has put its Colony Mine testing to good use as it has awaited the opportunity to develop a test oil shale plot on federal land, a company official said. By treating and using water produced by its operation and using air to cool ...


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