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Grand Junction shows signs of being behind U.S. economic recovery

By Emily Shockley

The fourth quarter nationwide may have looked rosier than the last three months of 2009 in Mesa County. Personal income in the United States increased by 4 percent, disposable personal income increased 4.8 percent, the worth of products made ...


Forensic study area a possibility on college land

By Emily Shockley

It’s not what lives on this farm that matters. It’s what the farm says about death. A body farm, the nickname for a forensic anthropology center, is a stretch of land where forensic and criminal experts place corpses donated to ...


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Cops: Man caught with 34 pounds of pot

By Melinda Mawdsley

A 39-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested Wednesday afternoon in Grand Junction after members of the Western Colorado Drug Task Force found 34 pounds of marijuana in his suitcase onboard a Greyhound bus. Ezell Pounds was arrested on ...


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Clifton Walgreens robbed at gunpoint

By Staff

Police were on the lookout Thursday night for a man who was wearing a surgical mask when he robbed a pharmacy at Walgreens in Clifton at gunpoint earlier in the day. The suspect is described as a white male, 20-24 years old, about 6 feet tall ...


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DA drops assault charge against ex-nurse’s aide

By Paul Shockley

Over objections by the victim’s family, prosecutors Thursday moved to dismiss a case involving a former nurse’s aide accused of assaulting a disabled client at a local assisted-living facility. In what Deputy District Attorney Bo ...


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Heimlich maneuver saves candidate

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The campaign trail has rough spots, but some are worse than others. Bob Hislop, one of three Republicans running for the open House District 54 seat, learned that on Wednesday during a campaign event in Cameo with his two opponents, Ray Scott ...


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Dog-theft suspect gets out of jail on bond

By Paul Shockley

One day after authorities allege she failed to appear in court when she promised, federal officials agreed to a personal-recognizance bond for a woman charged in connection with the death of a dog. Melissa Lockhart, 32, of Fruita, was ...


Five honored for response in Montrose shootings

By Staff

Two Montrose County Sheriff’s Department deputies and three 911 dispatchers were honored this week for their response to the fatal shooting of a Montrose police officer last summer. Montrose County Sheriff Rick Dunlap awarded the medal ...


Briefs, Jan. 29, 2010

By Staff

Volunteers sought for weed control, fair The Mesa County Board of Commissioners is recruiting a volunteer to serve on the Mesa County Executive Fair Board and the Mesa County Weed Advisory Board. For information on these and other ways to ...


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Inside a Somerset mine

By William Woody

A multmedia tour of a working coal mine in the Somerset area.  ...


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