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Death of cop forces re-interview of witnesses in abuse case

By Amy Hamilton

Investigators with the Mesa County District Attorney’s Office will re-interview witnesses in an abuse case because the main police officer who gathered information on the case has died. Former Grand Junction Police Department officer ...


Nursing home resident accused of assault, having nude pictures

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A Grand Junction nursing home resident has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault after family members cleaning out his house found sexually explicit pictures of him and a young girl that were taken nearly 20 years ago. Robert Ernest ...

Mesa State smoking-policy options aired

By Emily Shockley

Mesa State College Associated Student Government members presented three potential tobacco policies Thursday evening in a campus lecture hall. The first option bans all tobacco products, including chewing tobacco, cigars and menthol, clove or ...

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Speaker: Natural gas innovations could be Grand Junction’s next legacy in state

By Emily Shockley

Natural gas fueling stations and vehicles that run on liquefied natural gas may be Grand Junction’s next legacy in Colorado, according to the keynote speaker Thursday at the Grand Junction Economic Partnership’s 25th anniversary ...

Veterans Day observances start Saturday in Grand Junction

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Veterans Day observances begin Saturday with the annual veterans parade through downtown Grand Junction and continue through the Nov. 11 holiday and to the end of the week. The parade this year is geared to recognize veterans of World War II, ...

Highway 13 work north of Rifle suspended until spring

By Staff

A $13 million project for rebuilding a stretch of Colorado Highway 13 between Rifle and Meeker has been suspended for the winter months, state highway officials said Thursday. The Colorado Department of Transportation said work is ...

Teacher used school’s e-mail account to back candidate, violated policy

By Emily Shockley

A School District 51 teacher who sent an e-mail to other district employees promoting Rose Pugliese for school board unintentionally violated school district policy, according to district spokesman Jeff Kirtland. District 51 employees are ...

Knife at school gets student arrested

By Paul Shockley

A Central High School student who was arrested Wednesday with a hunting knife told authorities he frequently took the weapon with him to school and his classes, according to an arrest affidavit. Justin T. Hammock, 18, Clifton, said he had not ...

User fees divide OHV riders

By Staff

Some local off-highway-vehicle users are fuming over a proposal to cut funding for trail building and rehabilitation by $2.24 million. Proponents are asking Colorado State Parks to adopt a new formula for the distribution of OHV user fees, ...

Plea deal still mulled in vehicle-title probe

By Amy Hamilton

Former insurance adjuster Terry Robinson, 48, indicted for fraud and bribery by the Colorado Attorney General’s Office, again had a plea agreement deadline extended in court by a judge. Robinson was expected to enter a plea Thursday in ...

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