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Briefs, June 7, 2012

By Staff

Kiwanis pancake breakfast June 15 The Kiwanis Club’s 45th annual Pancake Day is set for 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 15 at Two Rivers Convention Center. The all-you-can-eat breakfast or lunch will feature pancakes, eggs, ham, coffee and ...

Summer food service for kids beginning

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Summer food service programs are starting at schools and summer program sites across the nation, offering free meals for all students 18 or younger regardless of where they usually attend school. Summer food service will begin Monday at five ...


Shooting suspect has long rap sheet

By Paul Shockley

The Grand Junction Police Department on Tuesday said a convicted felon with more than two dozen arrests or other police run-ins is wanted in connection with Monday’s shooting at a Horizon Drive motel. Joseph Martin Lara, 26, whose last ...

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New airport terminal waiting in wings

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Hopes of beginning construction on the first phase of a new terminal at Grand Junction Regional Airport received a $1.4 million boost from the Federal Aviation Administration. “We’re hoping to end 2012 with the administration ...

District 51 hires new principals for two spots

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District 51 School Board members approved the hiring of two new principals Tuesday night. Pat Chapin, principal of Gateway School and Grande River Virtual Academy, will take over as principal of the Career Center this fall and Jason Plantiko, ...

Burn ban extended to federal land

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Thinking about building a massive campfire somewhere off the SUV-worn road this summer? Better douse those plans. Several Western Slope counties’ worth of national forest and other federal land will fall under a burn ban that takes ...

Council workshops won’t be televised

By Amy Hamilton

After toying with the idea of broadcasting their workshops in light of renovations to the City Hall auditorium. Grand Junction City Council members say they aren’t interested in televising the meetings. The council on Monday held its ...

Man accused of NASCAR fraud scheme

By Staff

A former Gunnison County man was arrested in Alabama early Tuesday on suspicion of mail and wire fraud charges involving a fake NASCAR memorabilia company, the Denver offices of the U.S. Attorney and FBI said. The man, 57-year-old Michael ...


Recreation areas to add 400 acres

By Matthew Berger

Some of the gaps on the map between the Gunnison River and the boundaries of the Bangs Canyon Special Recreation Management Area and Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area will be filled in. Four hundred new acres will be added to the ...


Ex-legislator to run for House

By Charles Ashby

A former Democratic state representative from Gunnison is planning to run again for the Colorado House as an independent. Kathleen Curry, who represented House District 61 for three terms, announced Sunday she will petition onto the fall ...

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