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Man accused of kidnap, assault

By Amy Hamilton

A 21-year-old Grand Junction man was arrested Sunday on a warrant on suspicion of kidnapping a man, beating him up, robbing him and leaving him in a field, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. The Sheriff’s ...


Coroner releases annual report

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The percentage of deaths investigated by the Mesa County Coroner’s Office in 2009 fell slightly from the previous two years, the office said in its annual report. In 2009, 31.8 percent of deaths were investigated by the coroner’s ...


Official promises action in Prather springs contamination

By Dennis Webb

Oil and gas regulators say they hope that “meaningful remediation work” begins this year on the contamination of spring water on the Prather property northwest of Parachute, a state official said Monday. The comments by David ...


Court lifts ban on some donations

By Charles Ashby

Labor unions, businesses and other contributors that have sole-source government contracts won’t have to worry about the campaign donations they make. That’s because the Colorado Supreme Court on Monday struck down Amendment 54, ...


City’s attempt to get off water list uncommon

By Emily Shockley

The city of Grand Junction’s attempt to get Juniata Reservoir removed from a list of “impaired” waters in Colorado is a rare pursuit, according to City Water Services Manager Rick Brinkman. “We’re breaking new ...


Ritter seeks $55M for projects in state’s forests

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Gov. Bill Ritter is pressing the federal government for $55 million for forest-management projects in Colorado. Ritter asked for the funding when he met in Washington, D.C., with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Interior Secretary Ken ...


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Grand Junction golf courses itching to open

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Grand Valley golf courses puttering through one of the longest winters in recent memory are inching closer to opening, although the weekend snowfall halted a trend of snowmelt on the fairways and greens. The back nine holes at Chipeta Golf ...


Mesa County donates buses for disabled

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Mesa County commissioners on Monday agreed to donate four decommissioned Grand Valley Transit buses to Mesa Developmental Services, which finds itself facing an emergency transportation need. The nonprofit says it needs the buses to ...


CBI to solve backlogged forensic cases

By Charles Ashby

Despite years of asking, the Colorado Bureau of Investigations was unable to get what it desperately needed from the Colorado Legislature to address a mounting backlog of forensic cases at its Grand Junction office. So top officials in the ...


Scout troop reports theft of $5,000

By Melinda Mawdsley

When a local Boy Scouts troop went to pay its bills, one parent made an unwelcome discovery. More than $5,000 had been stolen from an account over the course of the past 12 months, prompting authorities to start investigating who would steal ...


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