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Wounded neighbor, wife want to thank community

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A year removed from the shooting that still defies explanation, Paco Larsen and his wife, Cathy, have a single focus: how best to say thanks to the people who helped them through. The Larsens are pitching in with their neighbor, Linda Fine, ...


Varied descriptions of shooter puzzled investigators

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Inconclusive and often contradictory descriptions of Stefan Martin-Urban hampered investigators who tried to understand why the 22-year-old Alaska man shot and killed two people, wounded two others and fired several times at the ...


Wanted: one square dancing cruise partner

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When Robert Ratte thinks of the Danube River of late, western Colorado comes to mind. With good reason. Ratte, who lives in Minnesota, was on the Danube a month ago, and he was captivated by another passenger, a woman who served as a WAVE ...


‘My life was Terry’: Driveway shooting survivor recounts tough year

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Linda Fine can lift her right arm, has even tried a little golf. She has ventured out alone from her home and might someday cast a fly again. But her old pursuits never can be entirely the same. Their center is gone. “My life was ...


Gangs kept from schools, police official says

By Emily Shockley

Gang members are present in local schools, according to law enforcement, but that doesn’t mean gang activity is allowed within school walls. Students are not allowed to wear gang colors or emblems and are forbidden from flashing gang ...


GJ police chief asks for, gets internal affairs audit

By Paul Shockley

Officers from outside the Grand Junction Police Department will look at the agency’s internal affairs investigation process, interim Grand Junction Police Chief John Camper said Friday. Camper said the board of directors of the Colorado ...


Search on for GJ soldier reported AWOL

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction man who fled a police escort at Denver International Airport was still being sought Friday on suspicion of being absent without leave from the Army. Twenty-year-old Pvt. Terrance Hilton, a Grand Junction native, was being ...


Blessings come, too, for beloved pet companions

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Norse legend says that when a pet dies, it crosses to a place between earth and heaven where it plays and frolics in green grass. The pet waits until the day its person appears. The friends are reunited, and together they cross the Rainbow ...


Second-grader with swine flu wasn’t that bad, mother says

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction mother Jennifer Boedeker-Hayde isn’t too concerned with the onset of swine flu. Her second-grade daughter, Kate, was recently diagnosed as having the H1N1 virus. The girl spent a few days at home recovering from symptoms ...


Union Pacific replaces track, reopens line

By Dennis Webb

Union Pacific reopened its track through Glenwood Canyon on Friday morning after a shutdown of more than a day because of a derailment involving 30 cars. Company spokesman Mark Davis said the Union Pacific freight train derailed around 8:45 ...


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