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Man accused of robbery, aiding drug buy-back

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A Grand Junction man was arrested on suspicion he robbed another man of his prescription medication, then helped arrange a sale of the medicine back to the victim. Justin Aaron Fraser, 20, 2873 Darla Drive, was arrested this week on a pair of ...


Pastor, wife in process of adopting Haitian girl, 10

By Allen Gemaehlich

Kirk Yamaguchi was greatly concerned when he heard of the earthquake that hit Haiti. The Canyon View Vineyard Church senior pastor was especially concerned for one particular 10-year-old girl whom Yamaguchi and his wife are in the process of ...


Witnesses: Fight led to shootings

By Paul Shockley

At least two witnesses told investigators that a man left a home in Fruitvale after he was in a brawl at an early morning party, then returned to the party and shot five people, according to an arrest affidavit. Witnesses said Joshua Gregory ...


Two in clerk’s office announce candidacy

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Two Republicans announced their bids Friday for Mesa County offices. Clerk and Recorder Janice Rich declared her candidacy for county treasurer, which is being vacated by the term-limited Monika Todd. Sheila Reiner, elections director in the ...


Real estate sales in 2009 bottom out

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Real estate sales in Mesa County plummeted to their lowest levels in 20 years in 2009, as the recession left people unable or unwilling to jump into the market. A report produced by Heritage Title Company in Grand Junction shows there were a ...


Local Red Cross plans phone-a-thon for disaster relief

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Red Cross volunteers in Grand Junction will conduct a “phone-a-thon” Saturday for Haiti disaster relief. Volunteers will take phone calls at 242-4851 from donors, as well as meet with people to discuss the relief efforts in the ...


Woman arrested in alleged $25,000 workers’ compensation fraud

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction woman collected more than $25,000 in workers’ compensation payouts after making alleged fraudulent claims about how she hurt her ankle, according to an arrest warrant affidavit. Michelle McKee, 42, was ordered held ...


Survey stirs debate over treatment of foreign sheepherders

By Staff

When Ignacio Alvarado came from Chile to western Colorado to herd sheep, he encountered conditions he describes as “malas, malas.” Alvarado experienced bad living conditions, bad food, and bad treatment at the hands of his ...


Aspen-based Haitian charity uncertain about its losses

By Staff

An Aspen-based Haitian charity is working to determine how it might help the country in the aftermath of Tuesday’s earthquake even as it struggles to assess its own losses from the disaster. Aspen attorney Joe Krabacher, co-founder of ...


New air quality standards could have costly impact on businesses

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Businesses in the Grand Valley will find themselves dealing with more regulation and possibly buying new emissions-control equipment if Mesa County’s air quality falls below new standards in coming years. The U.S. Environmental ...


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