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Early voter enthusiasm wanes a bit

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Early voting at the polls seems to have lost some of its luster in 2010, with voters trickling in to cast ballots compared to previous years. Turnout as of Friday was 19.8 percent, with far more voters choosing the mail-in-ballot route to ...

Driver who crashed car into building is ticketed

By Staff

The Grand Junction Police Department said the driver who crashed his car Thursday into a building owned by St. Mary’s Hospital apparently had a medical condition. Grant Odelberg, 23, was ticketed on suspicion of careless driving after ...

Hospital trustee resigns hours after confrontation with Montrose leaders

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A member of the Montrose Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees resigned Friday, a day after she told the Montrose County Commission, through her attorney, she had no knowledge of the hospital board’s intentions to lease ...

Rifle cop wounded by gunfire

By Staff

A Rifle police officer was shot Friday night while responding to a domestic-violence call in the city of Rifle. The shooting occurred around 8:20 p.m., according to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Department, which issued a news release ...

Father of Central softball player killed en route to Aurora

By Staff

The father of a Central High School softball player died during a car crash Friday morning on Interstate 70 as family members were heading to Aurora to watch the Class 5A state softball tournament. Teddy Garcia, 42, was pronounced dead at the ...

For The Record, Oct. 23, 2010

By Staff

BIRTHS St. Mary’s Hospital David and Julia Raff, Grand Junction, a daughter, Sept. 6. Richard and Crissy Romero, Clifton, a son, Sept. 12. Michael and Alyson Etchart, Fruita, a son, Sept. 14. Michael Tantaros and Natalie Hill, Moab, ...

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Murder suspect says he stumbled on murder scene, was cut by armed stranger

By Paul Shockley

Faced with overwhelming evidence his blood was at the crime scene of a double murder, Jerry Nemnich told a jury Friday he was assaulted by an unknown person with a knife inside Linda Benson’s apartment in 1975 and stumbled upon two ...

Dems’ mailer uses reverse spin, likely to siphon votes from Tipton

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A mailer from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee that attacks Libertarian candidate Gregory Gilman seems mostly geared to drive conservative voters toward Gilman and away from Republican Scott Tipton. Tipton and incumbent U.S. ...

Wife’s union stance cost him his job, man says

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A Grand Junction woman’s vocal anti-union stance against the Teamsters cost her husband his job with the company that provides bus service to School District 51, a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board says. Traci Kelley, an ...


Blotter, Oct. 23, 2010

By Staff

Three accused of drug offenses The Western Colorado Drug Task Force arrested three people on suspicion of drug-related crimes Thursday in two separate incidents. Keith Fletcher, 44, and Maria Salazar, age unavailable, were arrested in the ...

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