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Fines illegal in Fuji case, attorney argues

By Paul Shockley

Fines approaching $90,000 were excessive and a violation of constitutional rights in the case of a 60-year-old woman convicted of running a Grand Junction prostitution business, an attorney argues in court filings. Stephen Laiche, who ...

Habitat, others help find people homes

By Emily Shockley

Public-private partnerships are key to making home ownership attainable, Grand Junction Mayor Teresa Coons said Saturday at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore’s celebration of the fourth annual Habitat Builds Colorado Day. Those ...

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Riders beat path to Grand Junction

By Amy Hamilton

It was either at a party or in a passing conversation when Derek Nehrenberg first heard about mountain biking in Fruita. But after one visit, Nehrenberg, a former University of North Carolina genetics researcher who ranks his love of mountain ...

Drill rig death case moved to Garfield County

By Dennis Webb

Procedures in a lawsuit over a 2007 accidental death on a drilling rig have been delayed after the case was moved from Denver to Garfield County. Erin Buchanan, the widow of Joseph Buchanan, is pursuing a wrongful death suit after her ...

GJ council to discuss marijuana regulation

By Emily Shockley

The Grand Junction City Council will air out its options for handling statewide medical marijuana legislation during a workshop meeting Monday at City Hall. Under the provisions of recently signed medical marijuana legislation, city and ...

Traffic alert, June 13, 2010

By Staff

Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: 24 Road closure: On Monday, a private contractor will close 24 Road from F 1/2 Road to G Road to complete a sewer tie-in for a private development. The closure will run ...

Book notes, June 13, 2010

By Staff

Local book events Lucinda Stein will give a presentation and sign copies of her novel “Three Threads Woven” at 6 p.m. Monday at Mesa County Libraries’ Central Library, 530 Grand Ave. Donn Conn will sign copies of his book ...

Springhill Suites under construction at Third and Main streets

By Emily Shockley

Construction has begun on a Springhill Suites by Marriott building at 236 Main St. The five-story, 167,000-square-foot building will hold 100 suites and an executive board room, and it will have room for 2,000 square feet of retail space on ...

Convicted sex offender accused of rape

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A convicted sex offender was arrested Thursday on allegations he picked up an intoxicated woman on North Avenue, took her back to his home and raped her. Richard Junior Valdez, 24, 2814 Hall Ave., was advised Friday he could be charged with ...

Ski resorts: Slight increase in visitors

By Dave Buchanan

Colorado’s ski resorts hosted an estimated 11.86 million skiers and snowboarders during the 2009-10 ski season, an increase of less than 1 percent over last year, according to Colorado Ski Industry USA. The numbers include the 22 member ...

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