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Man found dead after fire call on Elm Ave.

By Paul Shockley

Mark Berkley’s grease-stained fingers flipped through a Rolodex, searching for his friend and former fellow drag-racing enthusiast. The card read, “Racer Ron.” Berkley said he last saw Ronald Kennon, who was found dead ...

After missteps, Mesa County hires health director

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The director of a health department in eastern Nebraska formally agreed to become Mesa County’s public health director, weeks after turmoil within the county caused him to reconsider taking the job. Jeff Kuhr, the current director of ...

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Man charged with assault after allegedly using pepper spray

By Staff

MONTROSE — A Montrose County man accused of spraying a neighbor with pepper spray prior to a shooting incident last month was charged formally Wednesday with second-degree assault, injury with a deadly weapon. Paul Johnson, 66, of ...

Blotter, Dec. 9, 2010

By Staff

Fire damages home A mobile home in the 2900 block of Texas Avenue was damaged by fire Wednesday afternoon, according to the Grand Junction Fire Department. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The fire caused significant smoke ...

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Shelves nearly cleared at Eastgate City Market

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The inventory at Eastgate City Market was quickly dwindling Wednesday afternoon as savvy shoppers pushed cartloads of groceries out the front door. Everything in the store was marked down and additional 50 percent off excluding liquor, ...

Hospital, Montrose officials plan on mediation

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Montrose County commissioners and Montrose Memorial Hospital trustees are planning a trip to Denver next week to meet with the Judicial Arbiter Group, an outside third party, to try to settle a conflict that has been brewing ...

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Watch out, Santa: Four boys collect 200 toys for Lions Club

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Grumpy old men are known to complain about “the kids these days.” They say their hearts aren’t in the right place, and they’re often too lazy to help make a difference in their communities. Shattering the stereotype, ...

Bus driver suspended for making stop at liquor store

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A First Student bus driver who stopped on his way out of Grand Junction for a bottle of liquor while students waited inside the bus has been suspended pending termination. The driver, who wasn’t identified, is not from Grand Junction, ...

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Strip club brings slow business for cops

By Paul Shockley

During the at-times heated debate over the return of live adult entertainment to Grand Junction, Kevin Eardley kept cool when opponents decried his venture as a ready magnet for crime. Among a host of projected problems, critics envisioned a ...

County makes interim county administrator job offer

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Mesa County commissioners will offer the interim county administrator job to former Department of Human Services Director Tom Papin, banking on someone who is familiar with the community but far enough removed from it to stand up to the ...

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