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Benefit dinner to raise money for burn victim

By Staff

DELTA — A benefit dinner and silent auction for Orchard City burn victim Greg Burrows will be held Saturday during the annual AppleFest celebration at Town Park in Cedaredge. On Sept. 17 Burrows was working when he caught fire following ...

1980 GJ valedictorian, philanthropist dies

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A celebration of the life of William J. Patterson, a Grand Junction High School graduate and head of one of the nation’s largest investment partnerships, will be later this month at the California Academy of Sciences. Patterson was a ...


Drive-by shooting suspect arrested

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A Fruita man accused of trying to kill three other men in a drive-by shooting in downtown Grand Junction this week allegedly was attempting to collect a medical marijuana debt owed by one of the men, according to an arrest affidavit released ...

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Escapee, ex-fugitive back from Mexico

By Paul Shockley

A Clifton man who escaped from the Mesa County Jail two years ago is back home. Shane Edward Johnson, 42, whose jailbreak prompted internal investigations at the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department and a host of policy and design changes ...

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Mom overcomes pain, fear and guilt while battling an unseen enemy

By Rachel Sauer

The first thing to know about Angela Mariz is that she’s a true Southern woman. Thirteen years in the Grand Valley may have mellowed the Memphis in her vowels, but she still can communicate more with a strategically raised index finger ...

Group wants voters to kick out three judges

By Charles Ashby

Though he insists his efforts aren’t about politics, if Matthew Arnold had his way none of the judges appointed by Democratic governors would remain on the bench. The director of Clear the Bench Colorado is trying to persuade voters to ...

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Roice-Hurst eyes move to former Mesa County shelter

By Amy Hamilton

Cats at Roice-Hurst Humane Society may live another one of their nine lives in a nicer facility if officials there can scratch out a deal with the county. Instead of making costly and needed repairs to the aging shelter at 3320 D 1/2 Road, ...

Mesa State submits tuition plan

By Emily Shockley

Mesa State College submitted a plan today for keeping school affordable if tuition increases by more than 9 percent next fall. Five-year financial accountability plans are due today to the Colorado Commission on Higher Education for any ...


Outdoor music strikes wrong chord with Palisade residents

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Ten years ago, the loudest noise in Palisade often was emitted by 100-car coal trains barreling through downtown or trucks rumbling down Elberta Avenue as they exited Interstate 70 to drop off their cargo. But the expansion of the Palisade ...

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Tillie back home after cancer surgery, considers walking again ‘a miracle’

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Tillie Bishop, who had a cancerous section of bone removed from his left leg earlier this month, is home and walking his way to recuperation. Bishop, 77, returned to Grand Junction two weeks ago after surgery at Presbyterian-St. Luke’s ...

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