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Sheriff: Skull doesn’t match any lost persons

By Paul Shockley

A human skull discovered last month on the Uncompahgre Plateau did not match records from any missing-person case with the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department, the agency said Wednesday. The upper section of human skull was discovered Oct. ...

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Church spares no trimmings on gobbler dinner deliveries

By Melinda Mawdsley

For some families, enjoying a Thanksgiving meal is their tradition. For others, preparing the meal for strangers is tradition. More than 100 men, women and children gathered at Canyon View Vineyard Church on Wednesday night to put together ...

Jobless rate is stagnant, still lower than 2010

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Mesa County’s unemployment rate remained at 8.5 percent while Colorado’s stayed at 7.7 percent for a second consecutive month in October, according to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. Mesa County’s October ...

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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