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Liquor Store Crash Sept. 07, 2009

By Staff

A Grand Junction man is suspected of driving under the influence after crashing his sport utility vehicle through the front of a liquor store, then driving from the scene. Employees of Nick-N-Willy’s Take-N-Bake Pizza, 683 Horizon ...

rulison protesters

40 years later, dust still hasn’t settled from nuclear blast

By Dennis Webb

The ground rippled when a nuclear blast shattered the earth beneath Doghead Mountain south of Rulison 40 years ago, witnesses remember. “It was an ocean wave that came across the valley, and you could see it coming at you clear as a ...

Transit company may power buses on alternative fuel

By Staff

Mesa County is looking to get behind the wheel of the next big thing. Grand Valley Transit, the valley’s public transportation provider, is in the process of buying two buses. Last week, the Mesa County Commission urged Grand Valley ...

DOE sees way clear for mercury

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No legal trouble seen with GJ storage option Storing as many as 14,000 tons of mercury on a disposal site containing millions of tons of uranium mill tailings near Grand Junction is consistent with an agreement between the federal government ...


Canines play ball

By Amy Hamilton

High-energy breeds perform for points Local resident Wanda Allen wishes she could have a dog. She and her husband travel so much, though, it’s really not possible. That didn’t keep Allen from watching dogs of all shapes, sizes ...

Former Palisade resident loses latest appeal

By Paul Shockley

A former Palisade resident serving a prison sentence of more than three centuries lost his latest case before the Colorado Court of Appeals. In a decision released at the end of last month, a three-person panel of judges upheld a series of ...

Briefs: Local news Sept. 05, 2009

By Staff

Combat veterans eligible for program • Veterans who received hazardous-duty pay or combat pay after Nov. 11, 1998, in any theater of operations should contact the Grand Junction Veterans Affairs office. Many of these veterans are ...

Parent Obama speech 9-4-9

They are there for learning,’ not to be ‘indoctrinated,’ parent says

By Staff

Some parents are drawing a line and making sure their children are away from a television set Tuesday while attending school. Other parents are embracing the chance for their children to watch President Barack Obama welcome children all ...

GJ cop in court over alleged violent incident

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction police officer accused of a misdemeanor charge of physical harassment in connection with an alleged domestic violence incident appeared Friday in the Mesa County Justice Center’s first-appearance center. Courtney ...

Teacher accused of sex crimes against child; affidavit sealed

By Amy Hamilton

An arrest affidavit detailing allegations against a Nucla High School teacher arrested on suspicion of Internet sexual exploitation of a child remains under seal, according to Montrose County District Court. Thomas Helmbrecht, 50, was ...

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