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Man robs US Bank near mall

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Grand Junction police searched Tuesday for a man who robbed a bank near Mesa Mall after claiming to employees he had a gun. The robbery at US Bank, 2448 F Road, occurred just after 10:30 a.m. Grand Junction Police Department spokeswoman Kate ...

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Merchant Marine veterans chapter donates items to veterans nursing home

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — For decades, they dealt with the harsh reality of a government that refused to recognize them as veterans. Today, the members of the Western Slope Chapter of the U.S. Merchant Marine Veterans of World War II are facing ...

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54 charges filed in gas station frenzy, standoff at Clifton home

By Paul Shockley

Despite the man’s apparent refusal to attend court Tuesday morning, prosecutors filed 54 charges against the suspect accused of several crimes culminating in an hourslong standoff with police in Clifton earlier this month. George ...

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Mesa County clears way for Dollar General store

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Two months after ditching plans to build a store in downtown Palisade, national discount retailer Dollar General is closer to opening one in Pear Park. The Mesa County Commission unanimously approved Tuesday a rezoning of a 0.75-acre parcel ...


Professor to head abroad for stint as Fulbright Scholar

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Mesa State College business professor Tim Hatten received a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach entrepreneurship to Danish students at Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College. Hatten will teach in Denmark’s capitol this September through ...

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Mesa roads to be improved

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Two roads on the western flank of Grand Mesa will receive much-needed improvements under a pair of agreements signed by the Mesa County Commission on Monday. The county and the U.S. Forest Service will jointly cover the cost of repairing and ...

Cops: Man filmed up women’s dresses at grocery store

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A man used a modified video camera on top of his shoe to record video up women’s skirts and loose-fitting shorts, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Joshua Cheyenne Vohs, 34, 465 Orchard Ave., was issued a summons ...

Delinquent Bowie Mine ready to pay county taxes

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Delta County’s biggest taxpayer hopes to make good on its tax bill by the end of the year, the county treasurer said. Corporate officials for Bowie Resources, which operates the Bowie Mine No. 2 outside of Paonia, have been in contact ...


Bond change denied for fugitive caught by ‘Dog’

By Paul Shockley

A judge on Monday denied a proposed bond modification for a man whose arrest last week by Duane “Dog” Chapman sparked a feud between the celebrity bounty hunter and Mesa County Sheriff Stan Hilkey. Andrew Distel, 29, had sought ...

Police link GJ, Bay Area slayings

By Paul Shockley

Three men wanted in a murder and other crimes July 16 in Grand Junction are suspects in the slaying of two people in the San Francisco Bay Area on July 13 and July 19, California authorities said Monday. The East Palo Alto Police Department ...

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