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Lawyer, Blagg juror spar in testimony

By Paul Shockley

A former juror at issue in Michael Blagg’s bid for a new trial testified that she wasn’t limited by impaired vision during Blagg’s March 2004 trial, despite writings she made in a journal over that same period. Marilyn ...


Mesa County commissioners spar over vote on timber business

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A public hearing on a proposed business south of Whitewater turned into a verbal exchange between two Mesa County commissioners Tuesday when one of them sought to cast a vote without attending the hearing. The board voted 2-0 to approve a ...


Nuclear plant debate centers on legal right to Green River water

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GREEN RIVER, Utah — A proposed nuclear power plant near the city of Green River would draw a negligible amount of water from the Green River, proponents said, but opponents criticized the project as an unproven venture that could upset ...


Auto Zone robbed at knifepoint

By Tim Harty

Police are looking for a suspect who robbed the Auto Zone auto-parts store at 2848 North Ave. shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday. According to Grand Junction Police Department spokeswoman Kate Porras, a man walked into the Auto Zone as the store ...


Donors played big role in Century Project

By Amy Hamilton

In 1896 the Sisters of Charity from Leavenworth, Kan., opened a 10-bed, wood-frame hospital in Grand Junction built with the help of community donations. At that time, Sisters Balbina Farrell and Louisa Madden raised $50,000 to open the ...


Graduation rate push paying off for district

By Emily Shockley

The graduation rate is up and the dropout rate is down in School District 51. The graduation rate climbed 3.2 percentage points from 2008, with 73.8 percent of seniors graduating with their class in 2009, according to early numbers from the ...


Local briefs, Jan. 12, 2010

By Staff

Relay for Life rally planned tonight A rally for the 2010 American Cancer Society Relay for Life in Grand Junction will take place from 5:30 to 7 tonight at the DoubleTree Hotel, 743 Horizon Drive. This year’s theme is Cruzin’ ...


St. Mary’s Century Project a milestone in hospital’s development

By Amy Hamilton

For years residents have watched new St. Mary’s Hospital patient towers stretch into the sky, looming over the city with a dozen stories. The completion of the hospital’s Century Project has been an exciting time for hospital ...


Multiple sclerosis patient will take treatments in Costa Rica

By Amy Hamilton

Multiple sclerosis will have to try harder to get the best of Mary Posta. Thanks to an outpouring of donations in the past 10 months, the 59-year-old Ridgway woman is slated to receive adult stem-cell treatments at a clinic in Costa Rica in ...


County clerk says she’ll run for treasurer

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Term-limited Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Janice Rich will announce later this week that she is running for county treasurer. Rich recently sent an invitation to supporters inviting them to attend the Mesa County Republicans’ monthly ...


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