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Variety show to fulfill locals’ desire to help in Haiti

By Amy Hamilton

Juli Jacobson said she cries every day while watching televised news reports of hungry and injured people struggling to return to normalcy in earthquake-ravaged Haiti. But Jacobson grew weary of feeling hopeless and decided to do something ...


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Case dropped against woman who injured state patrolman

By Paul Shockley

Mesa County prosecutors dismissed a case Friday against the driver of a pickup that slammed into a Colorado State Patrol trooper in November, saying they can’t prove a crime was committed. Tracy Conklin, 47, of Grand Junction, had been ...


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Dinosaur Journey roars back to life

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Fifteen months ago, the administrators in charge of Dinosaur Journey were as desperate and distraught as a Tyrannosaurus rex roaming a land filled only with ferns and cycads. The mechanical components of the Fruita museum’s dinosaurs ...


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 ...


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