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Affidavit in murders to remain sealed

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The details of what led police to connect a Longmont man to the 1975 murders of a Grand Junction mother and daughter will continue to remain unknown to the public — for the time being. Mesa County District Judge Brian Flynn on Wednesday ...


Cameo plant to operate for at least another year

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The Cameo Power Plant will get at least one more year of life as a test site aimed at learning whether solar power can be used to supplement electricity generated by burning coal. Xcel Energy had planned to close the plant east of Grand ...


Area health groups prepare for outbreak

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Mesa County hospitals and schools say they are taking the same precautions in response to the spread of swine flu in the U.S. as they would in relation to any flu outbreak. Local health officials insist there’s no reason to run to the ...


Dealing ‘Grandpa’ concedes he’s guilty

By Paul Shockley

Robert “Grandpa” Hakel told a judge Wednesday he’s guilty — with a caveat. “I just want to get this over with,” Hakel told District Judge Brian Flynn, shortly before the judge imposed what could add up to a ...


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Consignment shop owner leads drive to keep sales at home

By Carrie Marfitano

Mandy Barnes, owner of The Encore Shoppe & Gallery, 2493 U.S. Highway 6&50, wants Grand Valley residents to shop locally, and she is giving them an incentive to do it. She has joined the 3/50 Project, a nationwide grass-roots project ...


Briefs: United Way gets Stimulas Help

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County food and shelter programs will receive a $36,244 boost, thanks to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Mesa County was awarded the dollars, and the United Way of Mesa County will act as the administrator of the funds, according ...


Tennis advocate Elliott honored by parks group

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Longtime Grand Valley tennis supporter Lena Elliott was honored for her contributions during the 2009 Midwest Region Parks and Recreation Conference in Grand Junction. City officials announced Tuesday that Elliott received the Individual ...


Sheriff says hiker faced tough, short fight to live

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The Utah sheriff who led the search for a New Castle woman whose body was found Saturday says she probably lived only a couple of days after disappearing last November. Emery County Sheriff Lamar Guymon said Rose Backhaus would have faced ...


Candidate to audition before school board

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School District 51 Assistant Superintendent Steve Schultz will get a public audition Monday before the board that identified him as the only finalist to take over as superintendent. Beginning at 10 a.m., Schultz will get up to a half hour to ...


Crunch may put off oil/gas decisions

By Dennis Webb

When new Colorado oil and gas rules took effect in April, they failed to address some of the most controversial matters discussed last year during the rules’ drafting. Instead, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission put off ...


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