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Tipton against tax hikes, wants more energy jobs

By Amy Hamilton

Fiscal responsibility and debt reduction would be the first two orders of business for Scott Tipton, if he gets elected to the 3rd Congressional District seat. Tipton, a Republican state representative from Cortez, asked about 60 people who ...


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‘Buddy’ case a rarity

By Emily Shockley

The dog’s hip bones, vertebrae and ribs protruded through her short black fur. She hadn’t eaten in so long that her stomach couldn’t hold down food. Out of energy, she could no longer walk. Without a veterinarian putting her ...


Police say missing man hopped bus to Denver

By Paul Shockley

Grand Junction police believe a 51-year-old man who was reported missing by his family last week sold his truck for cash and boarded a bus bound for Denver the same day. Foul play isn’t suspected, the Grand Junction Police Department ...


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Chamber shocks Hall, names her Citizen of the Year

By Emily Shockley

Kathy Hall was surprised that, two weeks out of a hospital stay, her family wanted her to go to the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet Friday night. Not wanting to miss her first chamber banquet in about two ...


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Variety show to fulfill locals’ desire to help in Haiti

By Amy Hamilton

Juli Jacobson said she cries every day while watching televised news reports of hungry and injured people struggling to return to normalcy in earthquake-ravaged Haiti. But Jacobson grew weary of feeling hopeless and decided to do something ...


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Case dropped against woman who injured state patrolman

By Paul Shockley

Mesa County prosecutors dismissed a case Friday against the driver of a pickup that slammed into a Colorado State Patrol trooper in November, saying they can’t prove a crime was committed. Tracy Conklin, 47, of Grand Junction, had been ...


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Dinosaur Journey roars back to life

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Fifteen months ago, the administrators in charge of Dinosaur Journey were as desperate and distraught as a Tyrannosaurus rex roaming a land filled only with ferns and cycads. The mechanical components of the Fruita museum’s dinosaurs ...


Grand Junction shows signs of being behind U.S. economic recovery

By Emily Shockley

The fourth quarter nationwide may have looked rosier than the last three months of 2009 in Mesa County. Personal income in the United States increased by 4 percent, disposable personal income increased 4.8 percent, the worth of products made ...


Forensic study area a possibility on college land

By Emily Shockley

It’s not what lives on this farm that matters. It’s what the farm says about death. A body farm, the nickname for a forensic anthropology center, is a stretch of land where forensic and criminal experts place corpses donated to ...


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Cops: Man caught with 34 pounds of pot

By Melinda Mawdsley

A 39-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested Wednesday afternoon in Grand Junction after members of the Western Colorado Drug Task Force found 34 pounds of marijuana in his suitcase onboard a Greyhound bus. Ezell Pounds was arrested on ...


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