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Monday’s high ties record of 92

By Amy Hamilton

If you felt a little hot under the collar yesterday, you weren’t alone. Monday’s 92-degree mark tied the May 18, 2006 record high. Today will be another record heat day if the temperature tops 91 degrees. In 2006, which was a ...

Judge orders accused killer to submit DNA, other evidence

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A judge has ordered murder suspect Jerry Nemnich to submit DNA, fingerprints and other identifying information to police as part of their investigation into the 1975 stabbing deaths of a Grand Junction mother and daughter. In an order issued ...

Gateway graduate enjoys power of one

By Melinda Mawdsley

Rusty Sanford will have it easy when planning high school class reunions for the next couple decades because he would be the only one coming to any of them. Heck, he’d be the only one invited. On Monday, Sanford graduated from Gateway ...

Council rejects building freeze

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A proposal to suspend development application filings within the oldest residential area in Grand Junction was turned away Monday night amidst concerns that it could choke off private investment during an economic downturn. The City Council ...

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Orchard Mesa church moves on after vandalism

By Paul Shockley

The Rev. Robert Babcox preached about sin early Sunday, nearly a day before sin broke into his sanctuary. “Satan’s obviously scared now,” said Babcox, standing outside police crime scene tape Monday morning at Trinity ...

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Tragedy, hope and 2 families

By Dennis Webb

Art Daily estimates he’s driven through Glenwood Canyon 50 or 60 times since that fateful day when a boulder crashed down its walls and changed his life forever. “Every time I go through, something changes in me. I’m just ...

Professor seeks Muslim perspective

By Paul Shockley

When Mesa State College professor Thea Chase starts her seminars next week in Saudi Arabia, there will be no men in the audience, per Muslim tradition. Organizers there were also clear that her lectures will have to wrap up by 3 p.m. daily so ...

Montrose city freezes pay, hiring, orders furloughs

By Staff

To defend itself against a brutish economy and continue serving residents, the city of Montrose is cutting back. The most dramatic decision was to close two days this summer and institute a hiring freeze. Montrose relies on sales and use ...

Man arrested in Pear Park shooting

By Paul Shockley

A Glade Park man was jailed Saturday in connection with a drive-by shooting in Pear Park, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department said. Ryan Michael Ricks, 28, was arrested on suspicion of felony possession of a weapon by a previous ...

Public land becomes ugly dumping ground

By Amy Hamilton

Every year starting at about this time, area public land starts to take a beating. With higher costs of dumping at landfills, some people invariably feel it’s OK to dump trash on federal land, said Erin Curtis, spokeswoman for Grand ...

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