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Multicultural conference a first

By Emily Shockley

School District 51 and Mesa State College co-sponsored their first multicultural conference for local eighth- through 12th-grade students Saturday at the college. The daylong event included a campus tour, a visit from U.S. Rep. John Salazar, ...

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Man suspected of beating teen

By Emily Shockley

A 35-year-old man was arrested Friday night on suspicion of assaulting a 14-year-old boy in the 2200 block of Renaissance Boulevard, causing the boy to go to the hospital. William Fitzgerald was booked into Mesa County Jail on suspicion of ...

Lions Club Parade

Lions Club Parade

By William Woody

Under snowy skies Saturday, hundreds of people lined Colorado Avenue in downtown Grand Junction for the 2010 Lions Club parade.  ...

Where the kill logs go

Where the kill trees go

By William Woody

Trees from around Colorado killed by the pine beetle infestation are processed into a variety of wood products.  ...


Juice bar a real-world experience for students

By Emily Shockley

Students get a paycheck and life experience by working at Juice Junction in the Mesa State College Maverick Center. The 15 students employed at the juice bar not only serve the smoothies, Clif bars, bagels and breakfast burritos sold at the ...

Mixed verdict in Eddy sex assault trial

By Paul Shockley

The jury in the child-sex-assault trial of 68-year-old Rodney Eddy resolved half of the case, acquitting him on 17 counts Friday. The seven-man, five-woman jury, however, was deadlocked and didn’t deliver a verdict on the most serious ...

Feds: Loss topped $21K in robberies of local banks

By Paul Shockley

A Las Vegas man faces up to 75 years in prison for the armed robberies of three banks last year, including a pair of Grand Junction banks. Douglas Edward James, 25, pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Denver to three counts of ...

Civility of energy debate in question

By Dennis Webb

Energy companies are questioning the objectivity of Garfield County’s oil and gas liaison and the worth of continuing county Energy Advisory Board meetings, where the industry says it is subject to “vicious attacks.” County ...

Nightclub opens after state seizure over taxes

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction nightclub is open for business again after paying more than $11,000 in back taxes. Colorado Department of Revenue spokesman Mark Couch said the ownership of Axis Nightclub, 2993 North Ave., on Wednesday paid $11,782, which ...

Gun sales slow with economy

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Guns are a red-hot item in Grand Junction, but it wasn’t long ago that firearms sales were white-hot. Retailers in Mesa County said they’re seeing a slowdown similar to one reflected in statewide numbers of Instachecks reported by ...

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