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Man gets work release for molesting child

By William Woody

DELTA — A Delta man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a child over a four-year period has been sentenced to one year in a work-release program and lifelong probation. Jeffrey Bigham, 47, was arrested Feb. 15 and charged with ...

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Local firms retained at Cameo plant

By Charles Ashby

Two Grand Junction companies and three Denver-based firms will to do much of the decommissioning of the aging Cameo power plant in De Beque Canyon, Xcel is expected to announce today. The official announcement that the three Denver companies ...

Fish barrier to protect Roan’s native cutthroats

By Dennis Webb

The Bureau of Land Management plans to join with other entities to place a concrete fish barrier on the Roan Plateau northwest of Rifle to protect native Colorado River cutthroat trout. The project is one of two wildlife-related projects the ...

Vacancy rate holding steady at 6.3 percent

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Grand Junction’s rental vacancy rate of 6.3 percent in the second quarter of 2011 was unchanged from the first quarter, according to a Colorado Division of Housing vacancy report released Tuesday. Grand Junction is far from returning to ...

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Man drowns in Colorado River

By Paul Shockley

Search and rescue crews worked Tuesday night to recover the body of a man believed to have drowned while rafting a stretch of the Colorado River near Orchard Mesa. As of 9 p.m., members of the Mesa County Sheriff Department’s Search and ...

Banker is new business center director

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As a commercial banker for the last 16 years, Jon Maraschin became well-versed in deconstructing businesses and their financial statements, assessing whether they’re worth the risk of a loan. He now has an opportunity to help build ...

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Missionary finds reward amid muck of earthquake, tsunami disaster area

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For much of Japan, the word “Fukushima” has become taboo, reflecting the taint of a nuclear disaster. Missionary Christina Huber can hardly wait to get back to it, though. She and her husband, Tim, who are supported by Canyon ...

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Senator hears idea on boosting manufacturing in the Grand Valley

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West Star Aviation in Grand Junction has to send parts to Texas for plating because there is no Grand Junction company in that business. The possibility of getting a Grand Valley company to take on such a business, or building one, came when ...

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Man dies in rollover crash

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A 50-year-old man died Monday afternoon after rolling his vehicle on U.S. Highway 50 on Orchard Mesa, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The man, whose name and hometown weren’t released, was heading east when he veered off the ...

Beef recall spreads to Grand Junction

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Sam’s Club stores in Colorado are joining a national recall of about 60,000 pounds of ground beef because the product might be contaminated with E. coli. Sam’s Club voluntarily has contacted members who may have recently purchased ...

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