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Man indicted in two bank robberies in Grand Junction

By Paul Shockley

Federal authorities have accused a Las Vegas man of robbing two banks in Grand Junction over three months. Douglas Edward James, 25, was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury in Denver on two counts of bank robbery and one count of ...

Guest who overstays welcome accused of stealing electronic goods from renter

By Amy Hamilton

A Denver man has been accused of stealing expensive electronic equipment from a Good Samaritan’s home and taking radios from Mesa State College. Phillip James Wright, 20, was arrested on suspicion of stealing about $9,000 in electronics ...

Grand Junction clinic may be model for wider approach

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Patterning public-option health insurance to provide health care on par with what is offered at Grand Junction’s Marillac Clinic would require a complete reordering of the way health-care providers are reimbursed. That’s because ...

Accused cop worked bomb case at home of his female accuser

By Staff

A Grand Junction police officer who was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault went to the home of his accuser five times over the span of two days, in what became an investigation involving explosives at the home, according to an arrest ...

Briefs, Nov. 7, 2009

By Staff

Republican women to meet Monday The Mesa County Republican Women monthly luncheon on Monday will feature Mesa County Undersheriff Rebecca Spiess, who will speak about the FBI National Academy. The luncheon will be at noon at the Masonic ...

State senator targets medical marijuana for regulation

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State Sen. Al White, R-Hayden, announced Friday he plans to introduce legislation that would implement a number of regulations on the growing medical marijuana industry. The bill would give the state a monopoly on growing and distributing ...

Bill would help establish co-ops, foundation says

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A provision of the health care measure being debated in the House today seems to be crafted to encourage communities to follow in the footsteps of the Grand Junction system. A synopsis of the bill at the Henry Kaiser Foundation Web site, ...

Death of cop forces re-interview of witnesses in abuse case

By Amy Hamilton

Investigators with the Mesa County District Attorney’s Office will re-interview witnesses in an abuse case because the main police officer who gathered information on the case has died. Former Grand Junction Police Department officer ...


Nursing home resident accused of assault, having nude pictures

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A Grand Junction nursing home resident has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault after family members cleaning out his house found sexually explicit pictures of him and a young girl that were taken nearly 20 years ago. Robert Ernest ...

Mesa State smoking-policy options aired

By Emily Shockley

Mesa State College Associated Student Government members presented three potential tobacco policies Thursday evening in a campus lecture hall. The first option bans all tobacco products, including chewing tobacco, cigars and menthol, clove or ...

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