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Gangs kept from schools, police official says

By Emily Shockley

Gang members are present in local schools, according to law enforcement, but that doesn’t mean gang activity is allowed within school walls. Students are not allowed to wear gang colors or emblems and are forbidden from flashing gang ...


GJ police chief asks for, gets internal affairs audit

By Paul Shockley

Officers from outside the Grand Junction Police Department will look at the agency’s internal affairs investigation process, interim Grand Junction Police Chief John Camper said Friday. Camper said the board of directors of the Colorado ...


Search on for GJ soldier reported AWOL

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction man who fled a police escort at Denver International Airport was still being sought Friday on suspicion of being absent without leave from the Army. Twenty-year-old Pvt. Terrance Hilton, a Grand Junction native, was being ...


Blessings come, too, for beloved pet companions

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Norse legend says that when a pet dies, it crosses to a place between earth and heaven where it plays and frolics in green grass. The pet waits until the day its person appears. The friends are reunited, and together they cross the Rainbow ...


Second-grader with swine flu wasn’t that bad, mother says

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction mother Jennifer Boedeker-Hayde isn’t too concerned with the onset of swine flu. Her second-grade daughter, Kate, was recently diagnosed as having the H1N1 virus. The girl spent a few days at home recovering from symptoms ...


Union Pacific replaces track, reopens line

By Dennis Webb

Union Pacific reopened its track through Glenwood Canyon on Friday morning after a shutdown of more than a day because of a derailment involving 30 cars. Company spokesman Mark Davis said the Union Pacific freight train derailed around 8:45 ...


Parent on flu clinic: ‘I feel pretty confident that it is going to be safe’

By Staff

About 25 parents and their little ones lined up outside the Mesa County Health Department before 10 a.m. Friday to get themselves and their children vaccinated against the H1N1 influenza virus. As of 3 p.m., 176 people had received their ...


A year after attack, widow to thank supporters at event

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Linda Fine, who survived an attack a year ago in which her husband and a friend were killed, will have an open house of thanks from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Blue Moon Bar and Grille, 120 N. Seventh St. Fine and her family will thank the ...


Rifle firefighters keep condominium blaze from spreading within complex

By Dennis Webb

A fire at a Rifle condominium complex Thursday night caused $50,000 to $60,000 damage at one residence, but firefighters prevented its spread to adjoining units. The fire was caused by cooking food that was unintentionally left unattended on ...


Brokaw in farm country on road trip

By Amy Hamilton

All Jeff Downs really wants to do is quietly run a sustainable farm, raising and selling animals for meat on his Montrose property. But Downs found himself in the media spotlight when a celebrated television personality visited Thursday to ...


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