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R-5 Graduation 5-15-9

Some R-5 grads didn’t think the day would ever come

By Staff

Outside of Brownson Arena, on the campus of Mesa State College, some car windows were decorated with pink, white and yellow script. “Psycho ‘B’ you did it!” was written in pink and yellow on the back window of a Ford ...


By Paul Shockley

In the months leading up to her arrest, Miriam Helmick allegedly impersonated Alan Helmick’s dead first wife in order to get a job in Florida and meet men in an online dating service, according to testimony Friday. Miriam Helmick, 52, ...

GJ dealers say they’ll keep GM franchises

By {screen_name}

The two GM dealers in Grand Junction got through Friday with reason to think they’ll keep their franchises with the automaker. Bozarth Chevrolet and Fuoco Motors received no letters from GM, officials said. “We got no letter, and ...


Keeper lost $15K worth of bees after crop dustings

By Staff

There is buzz of a range war dusting up between beekeepers and alfalfa growers in the lower valley. On Sunday, after a crop duster sprayed alfalfa fields for alfalfa weevil in the Fruita and Loma areas, thousands of dollars worth of bees ...

May 15, 2009: Missing money alleged in case

By Paul Shockley

Mesa County Sheriff Stan Hilkey on Thursday said he welcomed FBI scrutiny of his agency’s handling of money evidence in the 2007 disappearance of Paige Birgfeld. The Sheriff’s Department found itself scrambling after ...

BLM leases 42,986 acres; all parcels protested

By Dennis Webb

The Colorado Bureau of Land Management pulled six parcels in Rio Blanco County for further review before it held its quarterly oil and gas lease sale Thursday. The agency last week deferred leasing of six parcels totaling 1,913 acres in the ...

Fuji figure may make plea deal

By Carrie Marfitano

A woman whom authorities believe ran day-to-day tasks at an alleged Horizon Drive prostitution business could see her case resolved next month, attorneys said Thursday. Suk Young Yu, 52, who was described by a prosecutor Thursday as a ...

VA Medical Center turns 60

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The Grand Junction Veterans Affairs Medical Center today marks its 60th year in the Grand Valley. Over those six decades, said Terry Atienza, director of the medical center, the center has changed to keep up with the times. “Our ...

Lottery scam has cost Garfield County victims more than $500,000

By Dennis Webb

A lottery scam has cost Garfield County victims a total of more than $500,000, the county Sheriff’s Department says. In a news release Thursday morning, the department said it received a report about the scam April 24. It has forwarded ...

Williams cleared in spring contamination

By Dennis Webb

The state cleared Williams Production RMT in an investigation into contamination of a spring northwest of Parachute. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission determined that Williams doesn’t appear to be responsible for ...

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