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Police await autopsy on body found in Rifle Creek

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — An autopsy is scheduled for this morning of a man’s body that was found floating in Rifle Creek in Rifle. Lt. J.R. Boulton of the Rifle Police Department said a fisherman found the body in the area of U.S. Highway 6 around ...


NO DEATH PENALTY IN ’75 MURDER CASE, DA DECIDES

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A Longmont man accused of fatally slashing a Grand Junction mother and daughter in 1975 will not face the death penalty if he’s convicted, Mesa County District Attorney Pete Hautzinger said Tuesday. After consulting with the Colorado ...


Family resigned to man’s drowning

By Paul Shockley

Dan Korthuis kept vigil at Crawford Reservoir on Tuesday, where he watched cadaver dogs on the job. The Delta father has learned more in recent days than he ever cared to know about what the dogs are trained to do, and how they do ...


Small business, big achievement: Feds honor GJ’s Action Publishing

By Carrie Marfitano

Approximately a million students in North America use Action Publishing’s day planners to organize their lives. Not bad for a local company that rose from the ashes of one that was left for dead eight years ago. And for his part in the ...


Chaos leaves neighborhood all riled up

By Staff

It has been said dogs are man’s best friend. But in the 3100 block of Kennedy Avenue, the hounds have been anything but friendly. Jonathan and Rebecca Gilbert, 3182 Kennedy Ave., have had 16 different dogs incarcerated by Mesa County ...


Animal control officers are spending more time chasing loose dogs, and owners are to blame, official

By Staff

Dealing with roaming dogs consumes most of Mesa County Animal Services officers’ time. Dogs-at-large calls were 42 percent of Mesa County Animal Services’ caseload in 2007. In 2008, chasing down loose canines consumed 48 percent ...


GJHS KNOWLEDGE BOWL ACTION

GJHS claims Knowledge Bowl state title

By Carrie Marfitano

If you’re looking for some of the brightest kids in the state, search no further than the Grand Valley. The Grand Junction High School and Fruita Monument High School Knowledge Bowl teams placed first and second, respectively, last ...


Former mayor McCurry dies

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Services will be Friday for former Grand Junction Mayor Bill McCurry, who served a dozen years at the head of a city he served for 20 years, was a master Grand Mesa angler, avid golfer and a graceful recipient of the gentle joke. McCurry died ...


County seeks stimulus help to fix Mack sewage leak

By Staff

It is estimated that 3 million gallons of raw sewage is leaking out of the Mack wastewater treatment lagoon each year. The lagoon, taken over by Mesa County in 2005, has been discharging to the groundwater for years, said Mesa County ...


Coroner faces struggle to ID man found in river

By Paul Shockley

A decomposed body pulled from the Colorado River on Saturday was that of an apparent indigent male in his late-40s to 60s, who may have been in the river “weeks to months,” according to the Mesa County Coroner’s ...


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