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Blotter, Sept. 23, 2010

By Staff

Pink hose envy reported A woman in the 300 block of 30 Road reported her $20 pink garden hose was stolen Tuesday. The person who stole her pink hose left behind a green garden hose and a note. The note said the reason for stealing the pink ...

Aug. 19 cold front was ‘fuse to a powder keg,’ Grand Junction meteorologist says

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A cold front moving across Utah and into Colorado in the middle of the August monsoon season was something of a disaster going somewhere to happen. As it happened, the slow-moving disaster on Aug. 19 took place in sparsely populated areas of ...

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Gold prices steadily rise, luring some to pan river

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Gold prices are driving some people north to Alaska, or at least the Pacific Northwest, and others to businesses where precious metals are the stock in trade. “It’s called no confidence in the dollar,” said Teresa Mays, ...

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Rescue Mission seeks funding for men’s dormitory renovation

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The Grand Junction Rescue Mission needs $58,000 to pay off a remodeling project that will double capacity in one of its shelter spaces. Remodeling work began nearly one month ago on the dormitory-style building two lots west of the ...

No charges in fatal motorcycle accident

By Paul Shockley

The Grand Junction Police Department on Tuesday said the driver of a pickup that collided with a motorcyclist in a fatal accident near Mesa Mall earlier this month will not face charges. An investigation showed the rider of a Kawasaki Ninja ...

Law enforcement accepting unused pills

By Amy Hamilton

It’s no secret that prescription medication abuse has tightened its grip on the nation. According to authorities, the most direct route for unused pills ending up in the wrong hands often starts at home, when the pills are stolen from or ...

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Man to wait over two years before his trial

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A 70-year-old man who has waited in jail for 22 months for trial will wait six months more in the Mesa County Jail until he goes back to court again. Mesa County District Judge Richard Gurley on Tuesday postponed William Rydell’s trial ...

Unemployment drops slightly in Mesa County

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Mesa County’s unemployment rate in August dropped one-tenth of a percentage point from the previous month to 9.4 percent, despite the area’s census office shedding hundreds of jobs. A portion of the Grand Junction Census ...

Health plan provider opens third building

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Rocky Mountain Health Plans on Tuesday opened its third building, dubbed the Ward Building, in recognition of one of its founders. Dr. Bruce Ward, who headed the radiology unit at St. Mary’s Hospital for 30 years, was a founding ...

School board opposes three ballot measures

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District 51 school board members voted to adopt a resolution Tuesday opposing three measures on this November’s ballot. The board declared opposition to Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101 “because each of these proposals ...

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