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Man accused of stealing unemployment benefits

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A Grand Junction man is accused of filing for thousands of dollars in unemployment benefits, even though he was working one or two jobs while he was receiving checks from the government. Lance Alan Ertz, 28, 641 Longs Peak Court, was arrested ...


Actor Sheen posts bond after assault complaint in Aspen

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Actor Charlie Sheen posted bond and was released from jail Friday night, hours after he was arrested in Aspen on felony domestic violence charges, authorities said. Aspen police responded to a home at 320 W. Hallam St. after receiving a 911 ...


CHRISTMAS SERVICE 12-22

Churches setting up for services

By Allen Gemaehlich

The churches are decorated, and children and pastors across the Grand Valley are preparing for Christmas Eve. “In one sense, the message is the same message from year to year, that God emerges in our reality and our own skin to be with ...


Fruita teen accused of stealing from cars

By Amy Hamilton

An 18-year-old Fruita man was arrested Wednesday for stealing items from cars after officers tracked the suspect’s footsteps, discarded car-registration documents and a trail of blood left in freshly fallen snow. Adrian Michael Dunn ...


Abandoned horses rescued on Glade Park

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Mesa County Search and Rescue volunteers on Thursday completed a two-day rescue of three horses that had been abandoned on Glade Park. The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department has opened an investigation into the abandonment of the animals, ...


Briefs, Dec. 25, 2009

By Staff

City offices closed today and Jan. 1 City of Grand Junction offices will be closed today in observance of Christmas Day and Friday, Jan. 1, in observance of New Year’s Day. City trash and recycling collection will be one day late for ...


Suspect in artifacts theft case claims entrapment by feds

By Paul Shockley

A local man facing charges for selling archeological artifacts is arguing that law enforcement used an illegal ruse to bring criminal charges in his case. Attorneys for Robert Knowlton, 66, of Orchard Mesa, filed motions Dec. 14, asking a ...


Boom and bust of the area uranium industry

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The uranium industry was born on the west end of Energy Alley, the run from Green River, Utah, to Rifle. It has burst into bloom and sputtered to obscurity more than once. Like the half-lives by which radiation is judged to decay, though, the ...


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‘Energy Alley’: Perhaps America’s most important stretch of space

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The vast stretch of rolling, sagebrush-plugged adobe and rock stretching from Green River, Utah, to Rifle looks little like a vast storehouse of energy. Appearances, however, are deceiving. In fact, the stretch along the cliffs across two ...


Fire leaves Fruita family homeless

By Tim Harty

Nathan and Heather Hanvey stood on a snowpacked Fruita street Wednesday night, thankful that what they were witnessing hadn’t happened in the middle of the night. After Lower Valley Fire Department firefighters finally extinguished the ...


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