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Crisis teams help protect students, staff from threats

By Emily Shockley

Linda Kanan, director of the Colorado School Safety Resource Center, said 18-year-old Robert Dell Johnson’s arrest this week should serve as a reminder that school violence remains a real threat. “I don’t think we have to ...


Mesa State student contracts swine flu

By Staff

Mesa State College officials confirmed Wednesday that a college student has contracted the H1N1 influenza virus. A second student also claims to have been infected with swine flu, although the college has not received any medical confirmation ...


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Relatives in American Samoa OK after tsunami

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Kim Bartz’s eyes filled with tears Wednesday afternoon when she spoke to her sister, Tisha Petelo, speaking from the opposite side of the world in tsunami-hammered American Samoa. “Hearing my sister’s voice was like ... a ...


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Accused teen not a student at Palisade High

By Emily Shockley

Robert Dell Johnson spent most of the past two years outside of the school he allegedly planned to attack before his arrest Monday, according to Palisade High School Principal Matt Diers. Johnson, 18, was arrested by the Mesa County ...


Homecoming week at Fruita high school full of costumes

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Planning and implementing the activities for homecoming week is a lot of hard work — mixed with tons of fun for the Student Body Association of Fruita Monument High School. Senior Class President Caleigh Isaacks said the SBA has been ...


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Murder suspect expected to plead in early November

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A Longmont man accused of stabbing to death a Grand Junction mother and daughter in 1975 is expected to enter a plea next month. Jerry Nemnich, 64, appeared briefly in court Wednesday morning, when Public Defender Steve Colvin waived ...


Kidney donation

By Amy Hamilton

Doctors, friends and strangers alike always do a double-take when Julie Kochevar tells them she is donating a kidney to her ex-mother-in-law. “Your ex-mother-in-law?” Kochevar says people exclaim. “I get that from ...


Private guards to provide courthouse security

By Staff

Almost everyone entering the Mesa County Justice Center passes through a metal detector under the watchful eyes of a Mesa County Sheriff’s Department deputy. That will change soon. Monday, Sheriff Stan Hilkey asked the Mesa County ...


Plea talks active in fraud case

By Paul Shockley

A prosecutor with the Colorado Attorney General’s Office on Monday said plea negotiations are active for two men accused of fraud and bribery with vehicle transactions at a local car dealership. Camden Fortney, 67, owner of Grand ...


Demise of loved Labrador baffles couple, veterinarians

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For Linda and Kyle Brannon, 6-year-old Maggie Mae was like one of their grandchildren, a family member meant to be doted upon and spoiled. The pure-bred yellow Lab feasted on organic dog food and vitamins. She waited each morning outside the ...


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