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062510 Body farm map

Few bodies at meeting on forensic lab plan

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An open house intended to answer questions about Mesa State College’s forensic anthropology research center drew just a handful of people Wednesday evening, a likely indication the public has few or no qualms about the facility. More ...


071410 Light Gives Heat

Nonprofit hits $20,000 jackpot on Facebook

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Think social networking is a waste of time? Think again. For one local nonprofit it was instrumental in securing a $20,000 blessing. Light Gives Heat, an organization dedicated to helping women in Uganda by selling their handmade necklaces ...


Scott McInnis

McInnis firm as plagiarism reports grow

By Charles Ashby

Former congressman Scott McInnis has no intention of withdrawing from the race for Colorado governor, his campaign said Wednesday. But while Democrats, Front Range newspapers and conservative radio talk show hosts were calling for him to ...


Road closure lifted as wildfire dies down

By Staff

Fire officials plan to lift road closures Friday related to the Water Creek Fire on the Roan Plateau north of Rifle, the Bureau of Land Management said Wednesday. The 370-acre fire was first reported on June 19 and was started by lightning. ...


Judge rejects challenge to candidacy of Jane Norton

By Staff

A Denver District judge Wednesday rejected a legal challenge to Jane Norton’s U.S. Senate candidacy. Judge Robert S. Hyatt upheld the ruling of the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office that found she had sufficient signatures to ...


Bennet raises $1.2 million in 2nd quarter

By Staff

Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., raised $1.24 million in the second quarter of 2010, prompting his campaign to crow that he is better positioned to fight off a GOP challenge. The quarter’s haul brings Bennet’s war chest to $7.44 ...


Norton: U.S. needs Vermillion Basin gas

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The federal government should allow drilling for natural gas in the Vermillion Basin of northwest Colorado, U.S. Senate candidate Jane Norton said. Norton, a Republican and Grand Junction native, said she opposed plans by the Bureau of Land ...


Meeting today on body farm site

By Staff

Mesa State College will host an open house this afternoon about its plans to establish a forensic anthropology research center near the Mesa County Landfill. The meeting is scheduled to run from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Mesa County Animal ...


SMITH Leroy

Man, 81, suspected of sexual assault

By Paul Shockley

An 81-year-old resident at a Grand Junction assisted-living complex was arrested Monday on suspicion he sexually assaulted a 74-year-old woman twice in one day. Leroy E. Smith, 3032 N. 15th St., unit 506, was ordered held at Mesa County Jail ...


071310 Hwy 6-50

Busy road to get makeover

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Long the bane of Grand Valley motorists’ commute to Mesa Mall or downtown Grand Junction, a portion of U.S. Highway 6&50 will be reconstructed over the next several months in the hopes of easing traffic congestion and enhancing ...


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