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Inmate’s letters to women concern Sheriff’s Department

By Paul Shockley

Like the Energizer Bunny’s criminal twin, Shane Edward Johnson is the concern that keeps going for the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. That’s despite Johnson’s imprisonment at Colorado’s highest-security ...

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Occupiers ticketed for trespassing

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Protesters with Occupy Grand Junction delayed an auction of foreclosed properties Wednesday and saw three of their number taken to the police station and issued summonses for trespassing. Mesa County Public Trustee Paul Brown said he was ...

New effort under way to save open spaces in Garfield County

By Dennis Webb

PARACHUTE — Garfield County may be rich in many ways, from its oil and gas resources to its scenic splendor. But to some of its residents, it stands out because of something it lacks: a program to protect some of the vistas, landscapes ...


State unveils logo for newly merged parks, wildlife agencies

By Dave Buchanan

The first visible sign of the merger between the state divisions of parks and wildlife was revealed this week with the introduction of the revamped Colorado Parks and Wildlife logo. The new logo maintains many of the characteristics of the ...

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GJ-bound fugitive escapes in Kansas

By Paul Shockley

A fugitive in transit to Grand Junction on Wednesday night was reportedly on the run in Kansas after escaping from custody. Police said Dartanin Mitchell, 33, stole a transport vehicle Wednesday night in Topeka, Kan., where the driver stopped ...

Extinguisher discharged through return slot at library

By Melinda Mawdsley

A 34-year-old Grand Junction man was arrested Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of discharging a fire extinguisher through the return slot of the Mesa County Public Library District’s main branch. Video surveillance recorded a man, whom ...

Palisade board goes with Sales for administrator

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The Palisade Town Board voted unanimously late Wednesday afternoon to offer the town administrator job to interim Administrator Rich Sales, citing his leadership, personable nature and familiarity with the town. Town trustees’ action, ...

6 pounds of cocaine found in suitcase

By Paul Shockley

A California man was jailed after authorities found more than 6 pounds of cocaine in his suitcase aboard a Greyhound bus, according to an arrest affidavit. Anthony Calvillo, 22, was ordered held on $100,000 bond Wednesday at Mesa County Jail ...

Blotter, Nov. 17, 2011

By Staff

Man hurt in stabbing Officers responded to reports of a stabbing in the 700 block of Noland Avenue on Sunday, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. According to authorities, a witness reported hearing a fight between a man and a ...

Briefs, Nov. 16, 2011

By Staff

Rotary awards grants The Rotary Club of Grand Junction presented checks totaling nearly $6,000 to local charities and nonprofit organizations at its weekly meeting today. The awards are part of the Rotary Club’s Robin Hood program, ...

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