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Palisade cop’s case dropped

By Paul Shockley

Mesa County prosecutors have moved to dismiss charges against a Palisade police officer, saying they can’t prove the officer harassed an ex-girlfriend with a series of text messages last month. In a motion to dismiss filed Friday, ...


VETERANS PARADE 11-7

Hundreds honor veterans in downtown parade

By Paul Shockley

Harrison Seconine dusted off his dress blues and headed downtown Saturday. The 81-year-old Grand Junction resident and U.S. Coast Guard veteran found himself, because of a family illness, on the sidelines of a parade that he usually is a part ...


District 51 still working to meet student progress goals

By Emily Shockley

School District 51 met 86.2 percent of its Adequate Yearly Progress targets for the 2008-2009 school year, although that was still short of what is required in Colorado. The results mean the district is in its fourth year of corrective action ...


Suspect in fatal beating outside bar arrested in Denver

By Paul Shockley

A man wanted in connection with a fatal beating in downtown Grand Junction was arrested Friday afternoon in Denver. Sahr Benjamin Mbawa, 27, surrendered to Denver police around 4:30 p.m., without incident, according to Grand Junction ...


Talks yield no accord on Roan leasing

By Dennis Webb

Daylong talks failed to result in a settlement Friday of a lawsuit over oil and gas leasing on the Roan Plateau, an attorney for conservation groups says. However, another settlement meeting is likely, said Mike Freeman, an attorney for ...


Man indicted in two bank robberies in Grand Junction

By Paul Shockley

Federal authorities have accused a Las Vegas man of robbing two banks in Grand Junction over three months. Douglas Edward James, 25, was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury in Denver on two counts of bank robbery and one count of ...


Guest who overstays welcome accused of stealing electronic goods from renter

By Amy Hamilton

A Denver man has been accused of stealing expensive electronic equipment from a Good Samaritan’s home and taking radios from Mesa State College. Phillip James Wright, 20, was arrested on suspicion of stealing about $9,000 in electronics ...


Grand Junction clinic may be model for wider approach

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Patterning public-option health insurance to provide health care on par with what is offered at Grand Junction’s Marillac Clinic would require a complete reordering of the way health-care providers are reimbursed. That’s because ...


Accused cop worked bomb case at home of his female accuser

By Staff

A Grand Junction police officer who was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault went to the home of his accuser five times over the span of two days, in what became an investigation involving explosives at the home, according to an arrest ...


Briefs, Nov. 7, 2009

By Staff

Republican women to meet Monday The Mesa County Republican Women monthly luncheon on Monday will feature Mesa County Undersheriff Rebecca Spiess, who will speak about the FBI National Academy. The luncheon will be at noon at the Masonic ...


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