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Public trustee’s office now in old courthouse

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The Mesa County Public Trustee’s Office opened Monday in new offices in the old Mesa County Courthouse, and the chief deputy now running the office was sworn in again to her job at the request of the governor. The search, meanwhile, for ...

Last child of Wayne Aspinall dies, recalled as ‘bright personality’

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A memorial service for Richard D. Aspinall, the last surviving child of Wayne N. and Julia Aspinall, as well as a personal peach provider to Eleanor Roosevelt, was last week. Richard “Dick” Aspinall was the youngest child of the ...

Romney backers praise his plan for states’control over drilling

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Western Colorado’s moribund energy industry could be revitalized by giving states control over drilling, backers of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Monday. Giving states greater control over drilling on ...


Plea deal made amid secrecy in 2011 slaying

By Paul Shockley

While facts of the crimes are still hidden from the public one year later, a plea agreement has been reached resolving one of four criminal cases connected to an alleged gang-related slaying and crime wave in Grand Junction last ...

Teen driver cited in crash that injured motorcyclist

By Staff

A motorcyclist suffered potentially life-threatening injuries after being struck from behind “at highway speeds” by a 16-year-old driver in Gunnison County on Sunday, the Colorado State Patrol said. Josie Blackwell, 16, of Tarlin, ...


Congregation balks at offer for old downtown church site

By Lory Pounder

The Grand Junction Downtown Development Authority’s hopes to turn the block next to the Mesa County Public Library District’s central library into taxable property stalled recently when Victory Life Church rejected its purchase ...

Dozens arrested for unpaid tickets, minor warrants

By Paul Shockley

A coordinated roundup of old Grand Junction municipal arrest warrants resulted in at least 27 arrests Thursday and early Friday, Grand Junction police said Sunday. Street-crimes officers with the Grand Junction Police Department, accompanied ...

Fruita keeping disputed parcel in city limits

By Duffy Hayes

The city of Fruita has seen explosive growth in the past decade, but not everyone is so enamored with the idea of being a part of it. In fact, one property owner has gone to great lengths to do just the opposite: disconnect from the city of ...

Medicare faces changes as 10,000 seniors join daily

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With 10,000 people each day aging into Medicare, the program is likely to change, but it certainly won’t disappear, said Steve ErkenBrack, president and CEO of Rocky Mountain Health Plans. A survey released in August by the AARP, ...

Traffic Alert, Aug. 26, 2012

By Staff

Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: ■ 2012 Interstate 70 Business Roadway Construction — Phase 2: The Colorado Department of Transportation and Interstate Highway Construction, Inc. continue the ...

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