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Police blotter, Aug. 20, 2010

By Staff

DUI checkpoints tonight The Colorado State Patrol said it will conduct a DUI checkpoint in an undisclosed Mesa County location tonight as part of its Heat is On campaign in August. According to the Grand Junction Police Department: A thief ...


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Grand Junction vacancies dip, but still are far from past lows

By Emily Shockley

Grand Junction’s vacancy rate continues to drop, but it remains a long way from the microscopic vacancy levels of previous years. In the second quarter of this year, 8.9 percent of rental properties in the city were without tenants, ...


First 2 cases of West Nile reported

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The Mesa County Health Department on Thursday confirmed the first two human cases of West Nile virus this year. Health Department spokeswoman Tamara Capp said two men in their late 30s were diagnosed with West Nile fever. They were not ...


Mesa State ponders new building

By Emily Shockley

Mesa State College plans to request $19.8 million from the state of Colorado to fund a new academic classroom building. The state may have financial constraints, but Mesa State President Tim Foster said it can’t hurt for the college to ...


Local man accepts plea deal in artifacts theft case

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man pleaded guilty this week to reduced charges related to his 2009 indictment in a regional artifacts-theft investigation. Robert Knowlton, 67, pleaded guilty Tuesday to misdemeanor charges that he sold a pipe, valued at ...


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City won’t put pot to vote

By Amy Hamilton

Those who lasted through three hours of public testimony about their thoughts on medical marijuana dispensaries in Grand Junction got at least a partial answer to their questions. City Council members on Wednesday night unanimously decided ...


Stolen Valor Act deemed unconstitutional

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U.S. Rep. John Salazar’s Stolen Valor Act, aimed at preventing people from fraudulently claiming to be war heroes, was declared unconstitutional Wednesday by an appellate panel in California. That prompted Salazar, a Vietnam-era ...


Motions to be heard in Valley Investments case

By Staff

U.S. District Judge Philip Brimmer today will hear motions in the criminal case against the owner of failed Valley Investments, including a motion to conduct the trial in Grand Junction. Brimmer will hear the case at 10:30 a.m. in the ...


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Affidavit: Man admitted pharmacy heists to wife

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man suspected of stealing painkillers at gunpoint at two Grand Junction-area pharmacies confessed the robberies to his wife, according to an arrest affidavit. Moreover, Joel David Crawford, 54, is being investigated for ...


New D Road bridge finished

By Staff

Construction of the new D Road bridge over No Thoroughfare Drainage Wash was completed Wednesday, and the bridge is open to traffic. Construction of the $582,850 bridge started April 12 and created a long detour for residents of the Rosevale ...


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