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Local Briefs, Nov. 21, 2009

By Staff

Safety fair vendors sought for February The Mesa County Safety Council will sponsor its 2010 Safety Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 11-12 at Mesa Mall. The council promotes safety at home, work and play for children. Vendors interested in ...


Police built circumstantial case against suspect in 1997 murder

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In attempting to piece together why Sabrina Bebb-Jones vanished from Grand Junction 12 years ago and how her skull subsequently ended up near a scrub oak tree on a western Colorado mountain pass, authorities never determined how she ...


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Penry to decide on Senate bid soon

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State Sen. Josh Penry, R-Grand Junction, will decide over the holidays whether to seek re-election to his state Senate seat after backing out of the campaign for the Republican nomination for governor. Either way, he’ll return ...


Parachute mayor quits, cites drilling slowdown

By Dennis Webb

For more than a year, Parachute Mayor Roy McClung watched the exodus of workers that followed the sharp reduction in natural gas development in western Garfield County. Now McClung is packing his bags himself, yet another casualty of the ...


Mesa County Trustee: Foreclosures over 1,000

By Staff

While most local governments are being forced by the poor economy to trim staff, Mesa County Trustee Paul Brown is taking on new employees. The increase in foreclosures this year necessitated it, Brown said. Last year, Mesa County had 469 ...


Foreclosure filings triple from same time last year, sales up

By Emily Shockley

Foreclosure filings and completed foreclosures in Mesa County rose sharply from the second quarter to the third quarter this year, according to Colorado Division of Housing data released Thursday. Those third-quarter totals also were more than ...


Testimony: Helmick claimed several threats

By Paul Shockley

In the days following her husband’s killing, Miriam Helmick told several people she feared for her life, believed someone was repeatedly prowling in and around her home and talked about setting booby traps, according to testimony ...


Warrant in Bebb-Jones murder case signed in ‘08

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A Garfield County District Court judge signed an arrest warrant more than a year ago for a former Grand Junction man accused of murdering his wife, but authorities say they didn’t nab him overseas until this week because of a heavy ...


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Twice as many families ask for Toys for Tots donations

By Emily Shockley

Twice as many Grand Junction families as last year have requested donations from the Toys for Tots program this year. Greg Merschel, who coordinates the annual Toys for Tots drive in eight counties, said the program will have to make sure ...


Monument trails receive improvements, more safety for visitors

By Amy Hamilton

More than 1,500 feet up from the valley floor, the sound of metal meeting rock ricochets off canyon walls in Colorado National Monument. Clink, clink, clink. Some of the national park’s most well-loved overlooks now are receiving the ...


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