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Occupy targets national stores

By Amy Hamilton

Early-bird shoppers who line up outside Mesa Mall on Thanksgiving night can expect company from members of the Occupy Grand Junction movement. The loosely knit group, which staged sit-ins at the old Mesa County Courthouse in October and later ...


Clifton teen suspected in sex assault of girl, 13

By Paul Shockley

A Clifton man was arrested Monday on charges stemming from an alleged consensual sexual encounter with a 13-year-old girl last month. Tyler Jacob Almond, 18,  424 32 Road, Unit 410, was expected to walk out of the Mesa County Jail on ...

Fruita eyes dip in city revenue

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The city of Fruita will take in and spend less money in 2012, largely the product of a drop in property tax revenue and the completion of a new sewage-treatment plant. City finance officials are proposing an $18.8 million budget for next ...

Meeker consultant questions ability of contractor to fix school

By Dennis Webb

MEEKER — A consultant for the Meeker School District Tuesday night voiced concern that revelations regarding the contractor for a botched elementary school project could affect the company’s capacity to pay for repairs to the ...

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Grand Junction business owner gives away 300 holiday meals

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Gathering family to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner and create holiday memories is priceless, but for some people, finding the money to buy that meal can be a burden. “Now I have enough to get some whipped cream,” said Paddy Fletcher ...

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Trouble in toyland? Group points it out

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Parents should be cautious about buying toys that have small parts, make loud noises or may contain toxins this holiday shopping season, according to the Colorado Public Interest Research Group. The nonprofit, nonpartisan organization based ...

Trustee sues four Valley Investment advisers to retrieve investor money

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Several professionals who represented or worked for Philip Rand Lochmiller and his Valley Investments business now face a lawsuit intended to recoup money lost by more than 400 investors when the company collapsed in 2009. Valley Investments ...

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Man shot with Taser in pot deal

By Paul Shockley

Two men face a variety of possible charges after one shot the other with a Taser during a drug deal that turned into a robbery Saturday night in downtown Grand Junction, according to arrest affidavits. Derrick D. Richardson, 19, of Aurora, ...

KAFM fires executive director

By Melinda Mawdsley

It is a season of change at KAFM Community Radio. Executive Director Marc Foster was fired after nearly one year in charge of the local station, 88.1 FM. The radio station’s board of directors made the decision after a lengthy ...

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Tisue, Leany join school board

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Jeff Leany and Ann Tisue officially joined the School District 51 Board of Directors on Monday. The two new board members, who won election Nov. 1, took the oath of office at noon during a special meeting of the board. Tisue and Leany could ...

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