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Flights to expand for sheriff’s chopper

By Paul Shockley

Federal authorities signed off on a request for expanded use of a pilotless helicopter by the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. The Draganflyer X6, an unmanned aerial system that has been tested by the department on a limited basis for ...

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Police investigating deaths of two men

By Paul Shockley

Investigators do not suspect foul play in the death of a man whose body was found along a residential sidewalk Wednesday morning in downtown Grand Junction, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. A woman walking to work around 6 ...

Garfield studies not part of EPA fracturing probe

By Dennis Webb

A draft Environmental Protection Agency plan for looking into concerns about hydraulic fracturing’s possible impacts on drinking water doesn’t include any of several Garfield County sites that have been proposed for case ...

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Big snow day in valley

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It didn’t quite compare to the “snowpocalypse” inundating the Eastern and Midwestern United States with flurries, but Grand Junction got more snow Tuesday than it received during the entire month of January. Two inches of ...


GJ business owner takes Club 20 helm

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Bonnie Petersen, a Western Slope native whose background includes owning her own business and representing Qwest Communications, is the new head of Club 20. Petersen, 57, whose family history in western Colorado reaches back to before the ...

DA delays decision on whether to charge woman with abduction of kin

By Paul Shockley

A Mesa County prosecutor on Tuesday said he needs more time to decide if a 72-year-old woman will face criminal charges in the alleged abduction of her great-grandson. Rosa Mae Welker, of Grand Junction, appeared free on bond and was ...

Audit revealed $2,600 owed, grill owner says

By Amy Hamilton

An audit of Pinon Grill revealed the restaurant owed the city $2,600 over six years, according to the restaurant’s owner, Steve Hoefer. The prospect that the restaurant at the Tiara Rado Golf Course would face an audit was brought up ...

Lochmiller seeks more prep time before trial

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The owner of failed Valley Investments in Grand Junction pleaded not guilty to 33 charges Tuesday in a case that is set for trial later this month in Denver. Philip Rand Lochmiller, however, is asking that his trial in federal court be ...

Oops, taxes weren’t late, state says

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A clerical error led to several Grand Junction businesses mistakenly being told they had paid their state sales tax late and would be fined. Three downtown businesses — Brown Cycles, 549 Main St.; Kairos, 129 S. Sixth St.; and ...

Suit filed to block Pinon Ridge uranium mill project

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An environmental organization based in Telluride is asking a state court in Denver to halt a proposed uranium mill in Montrose County. The Sheep Mountain Alliance said state regulators failed to act quickly enough on a permit. The company ...

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