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Backpack program helps kids fight weekend hunger

By Amy Hamilton

Mike Berry couldn’t shake the experience. During a neighborhood walk one day about six years ago, he encountered a girl hurrying to Orchard Avenue Elementary School, tears running down her face, late for class. Berry asked the girl what ...

Now’s the time to review your Medicare coverage

By Amy Hamilton

Colorado’s 574,263 Medicare beneficiaries would be wise to review their coverage this year and make changes, if necessary. Each year, during the annual open enrollment period — Nov. 15 to Dec. 31 — beneficiaries are advised ...

Missing Montrose man dies in crash

By Paul Shockley

An 82-year-old Montrose man who had been missing for two weeks was found dead Thursday, apparently the victim of a one-car accident on Red Mountain Pass. The body of Thomas Boylan Sr. was found restrained by a seat belt inside his 1990 ...

GJ residents talk of tracing lineage to the Mayflower

By Ann Wright

Sometime during every Thanksgiving dinner, Gary Parrott’s mother would remark, “This is just like what our ancestors did back in 1621.” Her comment went right over Parrott’s head until his mother became ill in 2000 and ...

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Senior prosecutor Eret leaving DA’s office

By Paul Shockley

In the eyes of those who worked with and against her, Mesa County Chief Deputy District Attorney Tammy Eret was about the best at handling the worst. But it came at a cost. Eret has supervised or handled most of the sexual assaults and ...

DUI patrols increase in Thanksgiving week

By Paul Shockley

The Colorado State Patrol, Grand Junction Police Department and Mesa County Sheriff’s Department will have extra officers working during a six-day stretch around Thanksgiving in a crackdown on drunken-driving, authorities said ...

Helmick ‘crumbled’ after bogus threat, witness testifies

By Paul Shockley

A distraught and visibly shaking Miriam Helmick did not reach out to law enforcement after she found a threatening greeting card tucked under the doormat at the front door of her home in Whitewater one evening in June 2008, according to ...

Candle-sparked fire on Redlands reminder of seasonal hazards

By Staff

A fire sparked by an unattended candle and fueled by a bird’s nest caused minor damage Sunday to a two-story, wood-framed home on the Redlands. A quick response by the Grand Junction Fire Department limited damage to around $3,000, ...

Area births and marriages, through Nov. 18

By Staff

— Births Delta County Memorial Hospital: Dominic and Allison Mentzos, Paonia, a son, Nov. 11. Christopher and Kristen Green, Cedaredge, a son, Nov. 12. Ray and Jennifer Hahn, Delta, a daughter, Nov. 12. Chad and Catherine Francis, ...

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Student of the week: Rebecca Singley

By Staff

Name: Rebecca Singley School: Central High School GPA: 4.02 After-school activities: Marching band, wind ensemble. Favorite book: “The Truth About Forever” by Sarah Dessen. Favorite show: “Criminal Minds” Favorite ...

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