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Mesa County sheriff: Ring of young burglars arrested

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An 18-year-old Mack man and three juveniles could be hit with nearly 100 felony charges after authorities broke up a large burglary ring which they allege netted the suspects nearly $20,000 in stolen firearms, ammunition, cash and other ...


Bill would designate 61K acres of wilderness in San Juan Mountains

By Dennis Webb

U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., on Thursday introduced a bill that would provide wilderness and other protections to 61,682 acres in the San Juan Mountains region. The measure would include additions to the Mount Sneffels and Lizard Head ...


Tiny dinosaur found 33 years ago

By Staff

Thirty-three years ago, George Callison and a team of paleontologists from California State University Long Beach were “crawling” around the Fruita Paleontology Area and made a remarkably small discovery: They unearthed the remains ...


It’s official: Beloved park now Rocket Park

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The sign has always read “Melrose Park,” but for the people who live near 26th Street and Orchard Avenue and have flocked to the little park for decades, that designation might as well have been written in a foreign language. For ...


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Former teacher’s attorney seeks new trial

By Paul Shockley

A former Grand Junction High School administrator recently convicted of attempted Internet luring of child and attempted enticement of a child is seeking a new trial. In a motion filed last week, attorney Colleen Scissors said her client, ...


Penry, McInnis bash Ritter’s oil shale position

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The two Grand Junction Republicans hoping to replace Gov. Bill Ritter said a federal oil shale decision supported by Ritter offers little hope to the Western Slope economy. Ritter, a Democrat seeking his second term next November, said he ...


Fewer jobs, job seekers in Grand Valley

By Emily Shockley

Grand Junction’s unemployment rate dropped in September. So did the number of people with jobs or seeking jobs. Local unemployment dropped 0.3 of a percentage point to 8.5 percent last month, according to the Colorado Department of ...


Senate hopeful: America eroding

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Jane Norton, a Grand Junction native campaigning for the U.S. Senate, said Wednesday during a stop in Grand Junction she is “running against big government.” Norton, a Republican and former lieutenant governor, told about 45 ...


Clinic out of vaccine within a few hours; more to come soon

By Staff

A clinic offering H1N1 vaccines at the Mesa County Health Department ran out of doses after only a couple hours Wednesday. The clinic was for pregnant women and children with chronic medical conditions. The Health Department received 1,500 ...


Man pinned, injured by tree branch

By Amy Hamilton

A man doing yard work on a riding lawn mower Wednesday at a small apartment complex was helped by neighbors after he became pinned by a large tree branch. Neighbors said they were told by emergency responders that the man was breathing on his ...


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