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DA: Officer justified in downtown shooting

By Paul Shockley

A shooting in downtown Grand Junction last month involving a National Park Service officer was self-defense, District Attorney Pete Hautzinger said Wednesday. Eugene Olivieri was shot once in the chest following a confrontation in the predawn ...


Brady Trucking wins battle; foes plan next move

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A judge has upheld a ruling that a citizens’ group didn’t collect enough signatures on a petition that sought to overturn industrial zoning along the Colorado River. The decision represents a victory for Brady Trucking, which is ...


Valley Investments trio indicted

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The owner of failed Valley Investments is to appear in federal court today in Grand Junction to answer charges in connection with the failure of a company that authorities allege operated as a Ponzi scheme. The failure of Valley Investments ...


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Vegas, Dallas flights boost passenger numbers

By Emily Shockley

Grand Junction Regional Airport is on track for another record year. If 686 people fly in December, the airport will break last year’s record of 211,917 passengers on scheduled commercial flights. Last December, 19,662 people boarded ...


CSU closing Rogers Mesa research station in budget move

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Colorado State University will close its Rogers Mesa research site in Hotchkiss in 2011 as a cost-saving measure, the university said. The budget for CSU’s agricultural experimentation stations was reduced by 5 percent this year and ...


Woman on bus reports threat; man jailed

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man could face prison time after displaying a BB pistol on a Grand Valley Transit bus and telling a stranger he was prepared to use it, according to an arrest affidavit. Chad M. Thompson, 24, was advised Tuesday of possible ...


Rio Blanco loses battle on oil, gas equipment use tax

By Staff

The Colorado Supreme Court this week put an end to Rio Blanco County’s attempt to impose a use tax on equipment used by companies in natural gas operations. But county attorney Kent Borchard said the court failed to clarify questions ...


School board cuts budget, looks at early retirement

By Emily Shockley

District 51 School Board members adopted a $1.64 million reduction plan for the district’s 2009-10 budget Tuesday night and reviewed a plan to reduce the 2010-11 budget. The board approved $1.69 million in cuts to the re-adopted budget ...


Fruita OKs plan to put recreational trails near canals

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Hikers and bikers eventually will be able to recreate on trails next to irrigation canals and washes in Fruita under a plan approved by the City Council Tuesday night. Council members unanimously agreed to enact the city’s parks, open ...


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Lions spread Acts of Kindness cash

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The Grand Junction Lions Club is again surprising local folks who need a helping hand with its annual Random Acts of Kindness campaign. Each Lions Club member was given a $100 bill Tuesday during the group’s luncheon meeting at Two ...


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