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Nemnich probed in third slaying in Denver

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The man charged with fatally stabbing a Grand Junction mother and her 5-year-old daughter in 1975 is under investigation for the rape and murder of a University of Denver student two years earlier. Denver police Sgt. Anthony Parisi told The ...


MEDIAN ORDINANCE 9-2

Council: Stay off medians

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Citizens will no longer be allowed in a city median for any reason unless they’re crossing the street under an ordinance adopted by the Grand Junction City Council on Wednesday night. Council members who approved the ordinance ...


Counties get cash from state

By Dennis Webb

Revenue formula a boon for some, setback for others Garfield County raked in more than $11 million of an $80 million bonanza in energy impact revenues announced by the state Tuesday. While that was more than the county expected, Mesa County ...


GJPD officer gets special treatment while in jail

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A Grand Junction Police Department officer arrested Friday was allowed to sign out of the Mesa County Jail in just under three hours in what officials admit was a departure from the jail’s standard practices. Mesa County Sheriff Stan ...


Man jailed hours before he was killed on highway

By Paul Shockley

An intoxicated man struck and killed by a vehicle late Sunday on U.S. Highway 50 had been arrested by Grand Junction police earlier that same day. Eric Pero, 37, 3321 33 5/8 Road, was booked at the Mesa County Jail around 10:30 a.m. Sunday on ...


GOP leader, McInnis at odds over straw poll

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The head of the Colorado Republican Party and one of his candidates for governor have opposite interpretations of how a straw poll among Republican activists later this month will be counted. Former U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis said he won’t ...


Ritter to be keynote speaker at Club 20’s autumn meeting

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Gov. Bill Ritter, who was grounded in a plane in Denver when he was to speak to Western Slope leaders last spring, will try again next week. Ritter is the keynote speaker for the fall meeting of Club 20, the Western Slope lobbying and ...


Man who acted as pimp for girlfriend gets six months in jail

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction man convicted of pimping out his ex-fiancee was sentenced Tuesday to six months in jail, work release and 10 years probation. Nathan McClure, 30, could have been sentenced to prison after being found guilty by a jury in July ...


More high schoolers serve community

By Emily Shockley

A survey presented to school board members Tuesday shows two-thirds of local high school students perform community service, despite Grand Junction High School being the only school that requires service to graduate. The percentage of ...


Bacher blames ‘complacency’ in trial report

By Amy Hamilton

Six jurors listened to testimony mostly from law enforcement officials Tuesday during the first day of a two-day trial for former Grand Junction police officer Richard Bacher. Bacher, 57, is standing trial on one misdemeanor charge of ...


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