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Sign of the times: Man tries new tactic in his search for job

By Amy Hamilton

Kenny Torsiello is kicking himself now for leaving his job three weeks ago when his hours were set to be reduced. Instead of waiting around at home these days for employers to contact him, the 41-year-old is taking his message to the ...

Senate rejects pay cuts for state employees

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The state Senate on a voice vote Thursday rejected salary cuts, furloughs and reduced health-care spending that proponents said were needed to preserve higher education in Colorado. The vote ended a back-and-forth in which the Senate first ...

GJHS track coach suspended after scuffle

By Staff

Grand Junction High School head track coach and physical education teacher Darrell Simonton was suspended Thursday pending an investigation into an alleged scuffle on Wednesday night. Simonton, 45, Dustin Foraker, 27, and Clay Girtman, 19, ...

Gas export deal threatens jobs in Rockies, industry group says

By Dennis Webb

A new deal opening the door for Russian natural gas exports to the United States threatens energy jobs in the Rockies, an industry advocate group said Thursday. The Independent Petroleum Association of Mountain States, or IPAMS, reacted ...

Gun report false alarm; three schools locked down

By Staff

A good Samaritan did the right thing Thursday and ended up surrounded by Grand Junction Police Department officers and in handcuffs. Around noon, a person driving across the Grand Avenue Bridge at Colorado Highway 340 spotted a handgun on the ...

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Flooring store adds hydroponics supplies

By Carrie Marfitano

Karnes Carpet World, with its conspicuous location between a gas station and auto repair shop at 445 Pitkin Ave., had little foot traffic before the owners lit up the inside with hydroponic grow lights and the outside with an eye-popping ...

Police arrest man in connection with 1975 stabbing

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Grand Junction police have arrested a man in connection with the 1975 stabbing deaths of a Grand Junction woman and her 5-year-old daughter, linking him to the bloody scene using DNA evidence. Police on Thursday refused to release the name of ...

Jail suspends immigration holds

By Staff

The Mesa County Jail is popping at the seams with so many local inmates that it can’t accept any more Immigration and Customs Enforcement holds. The ban on ICE holds is temporary until the jail population recedes, Mesa County Sheriff ...

Prosecutor drops felony charge in fatal crash

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Prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a felony charge against a Grand Junction man suspected of providing alcohol to an underage man involved in a drunken-driving accident that killed two people in February. Jason Carley, 24, now faces a single ...

Blotter: April 09, 2009

By Staff

Man accused of drug sales • Javin Michael Davis, 23, of New Castle, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of possession of ecstasy and distribution of ecstasy for allegedly delivering 100 ecstasy tables valued at more than $1,000 to ...

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