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Quick-thinking boy steers truck to safety

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When the Grand Junction Fire Department was dispatched to Interstate 70 on Sunday morning, it sounded like a routine medical call. What paramedics discovered when they arrived, however, was anything but ordinary. Eight-year-old Dillon Earl ...


Cyclists peddle ideas during tour

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Local transportation planners and bicyclists strapped on their helmets and pedaled around Grand Junction on Sunday afternoon so they could see how local roads and trails can be enhanced for two-wheelers as part of a Mesa County comprehensive ...


Former chief still on job hunt

By Paul Shockley

After missing out recently on jobs in Washington and Montana, former Grand Junction Police Chief Bill Gardner said he’s waiting to hear back on two more job applications. Gardner, 61, declined to identify where else he is seeking police ...


Valley Investments’ assets could be sold more quickly through bankruptcy filing

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The receivership for Valley Investments has filed papers in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, a move aimed at allowing it to sell property more quickly. Valley Investments failed nearly a year ago, but the receivership appointed by Denver district court ...


042210 Rec Center power

Exercisers generate electricity at Mesa State facility

By Emily Shockley

People working out on one of eight specially equipped exercise machines at the Mesa State College Hamilton Recreation Center can help power the Maverick Center building while burning calories. The cross-training machines, also known as ...


Application is canceled for Fruita pot shop

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The would-be owner of the first medical marijuana shop in Fruita has abandoned efforts to open the business for the moment after a day-care center opened nearby. Fruita’s new zoning regulations don’t allow medical marijuana ...


Clifton home destroyed by fire

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Investigators are looking into the cause of a fire that destroyed a mobile home in Clifton early Sunday. Clifton Fire Protection District personnel were called to 540 Pearce Ave. just before 2 a.m. and found the home engulfed in flames, Fire ...


Census office in GJ also had problems in 2000

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The last time there was no change of management at the Grand Junction census office during the head count was 1990, according to a veteran of the census that year and the one in 2000. Reford Theobold, a former Grand Junction City Council ...


Oxy agrees to major fines for contamination of springs

By Dennis Webb

Oxy USA has agreed to pay fines totaling nearly $650,000 for pit leaks that caused oil and gas contamination of spring waters northwest of Parachute. The company signed a settlement agreement with the state under which it will pay $390,000 ...


Police Blotter, April 26, 2010

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Cyclist injured on trail A 45-year-old Colorado Springs man is in the hospital after he fell about 35 feet while mountain biking on the Kokopelli Trail on Sunday, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department said. The man was taken to the ...


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