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092010 Rescue Mission

Rescue Mission seeks funding for men’s dormitory renovation

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The Grand Junction Rescue Mission needs $58,000 to pay off a remodeling project that will double capacity in one of its shelter spaces. Remodeling work began nearly one month ago on the dormitory-style building two lots west of the ...

No charges in fatal motorcycle accident

By Paul Shockley

The Grand Junction Police Department on Tuesday said the driver of a pickup that collided with a motorcyclist in a fatal accident near Mesa Mall earlier this month will not face charges. An investigation showed the rider of a Kawasaki Ninja ...

Law enforcement accepting unused pills

By Amy Hamilton

It’s no secret that prescription medication abuse has tightened its grip on the nation. According to authorities, the most direct route for unused pills ending up in the wrong hands often starts at home, when the pills are stolen from or ...

RYDELL William

Man to wait over two years before his trial

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A 70-year-old man who has waited in jail for 22 months for trial will wait six months more in the Mesa County Jail until he goes back to court again. Mesa County District Judge Richard Gurley on Tuesday postponed William Rydell’s trial ...

Unemployment drops slightly in Mesa County

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Mesa County’s unemployment rate in August dropped one-tenth of a percentage point from the previous month to 9.4 percent, despite the area’s census office shedding hundreds of jobs. A portion of the Grand Junction Census ...

Health plan provider opens third building

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Rocky Mountain Health Plans on Tuesday opened its third building, dubbed the Ward Building, in recognition of one of its founders. Dr. Bruce Ward, who headed the radiology unit at St. Mary’s Hospital for 30 years, was a founding ...

School board opposes three ballot measures

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District 51 school board members voted to adopt a resolution Tuesday opposing three measures on this November’s ballot. The board declared opposition to Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101 “because each of these proposals ...

Colorado’s economy rebounding, but shortfalls persist, analysts say

By Charles Ashby

The state’s economy has shown “solid” signs of bouncing back in recent months, but full recovery could take at least another year, state economists told lawmakers Monday. The state’s private sector added jobs in June ...

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3 suspects accused in Montrose shooting

By Staff

Three men have been arrested after a passenger in one vehicle shot at the driver in another vehicle, according to the Montrose County Sheriff’s Department. A man said he was driving south on U.S. Highway 50 near Jay Jay Road at 3:30 ...

092110 Mineral Bottom Rd. 2

Road washout a costly one

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Officials in Utah declared a state of emergency stemming from a thunderstorm that destroyed portions of a road that’s a mainstay for the mountain-biking and river-rafting industry. The storm on Aug. 19 gouged out large parts of the ...

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