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Auto Zone robbed at knifepoint

By Tim Harty

Police are looking for a suspect who robbed the Auto Zone auto-parts store at 2848 North Ave. shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday. According to Grand Junction Police Department spokeswoman Kate Porras, a man walked into the Auto Zone as the store ...


Donors played big role in Century Project

By Amy Hamilton

In 1896 the Sisters of Charity from Leavenworth, Kan., opened a 10-bed, wood-frame hospital in Grand Junction built with the help of community donations. At that time, Sisters Balbina Farrell and Louisa Madden raised $50,000 to open the ...


Graduation rate push paying off for district

By Emily Shockley

The graduation rate is up and the dropout rate is down in School District 51. The graduation rate climbed 3.2 percentage points from 2008, with 73.8 percent of seniors graduating with their class in 2009, according to early numbers from the ...


Local briefs, Jan. 12, 2010

By Staff

Relay for Life rally planned tonight A rally for the 2010 American Cancer Society Relay for Life in Grand Junction will take place from 5:30 to 7 tonight at the DoubleTree Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive. This year’s theme is Cruzin’ ...


St. Mary’s Century Project a milestone in hospital’s development

By Amy Hamilton

For years residents have watched new St. Mary’s Hospital patient towers stretch into the sky, looming over the city with a dozen stories. The completion of the hospital’s Century Project has been an exciting time for hospital ...


Multiple sclerosis patient will take treatments in Costa Rica

By Amy Hamilton

Multiple sclerosis will have to try harder to get the best of Mary Posta. Thanks to an outpouring of donations in the past 10 months, the 59-year-old Ridgway woman is slated to receive adult stem-cell treatments at a clinic in Costa Rica in ...


County clerk says she’ll run for treasurer

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Term-limited Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Janice Rich will announce later this week that she is running for county treasurer. Rich recently sent an invitation to supporters inviting them to attend the Mesa County Republicans’ monthly ...


Bank retiree to run for House District 54 seat

By Charles Ashby

A Democrat plans to throw her hat into the race for House District 54. Grand Junction resident Claudette Konola has filed her paperwork with the Secretary of State’s Office. Though she plans to hold a press conference later this month ...


Montrose man, 86, dies from burns in house fire

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An elderly Montrose man who was severely burned in a fire at his home Sunday died early Monday morning, authorities said. Montrose County Coroner Thomas Canfield said 86-year-old Richard Swyhart died in a burn unit at the University of ...


Student of the Week: Hannah Tredway, PHS senior

By Staff

Name: Hannah Tredway School: Palisade High School GPA: 4.3 After-school activities: Tutoring, softball. Favorite book: “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen. Favorite TV show: “Grey’s Anatomy.” Favorite Web ...


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