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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 ...

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 ...

Hellman looses Chrysler 5-1

Chrysler dealer survives cuts

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Grand Junction Chrysler Jeep Dodge survived as Chrysler moved Thursday to eliminate about one-quarter of its dealerships in the United States. Dealerships in Delta, Craig and Durango, however, were told Chrysler would sever its relationship ...

Ex-GJ resident eyes Preakness win on heels of Kentucky Derby

By Paul Shockley

Former Grand Junction resident and Kentucky Derby champion co-owner Mark Allen likes how life’s changed over recent days. For the most part. “Lots of reporters calling,” said Allen, 50, who was interviewed by telephone ...

CHS GRAD 4 5-14

Central grad gets full ride to Mesa; plans to teach

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When Aura Medrano opened the mailbox and found an envelope with her name on it, she assumed it would be joining a tall pile of “Thanks for your scholarship application but ...” letters. Even when she got down to the bottom of the ...

GOP stalls confirmation on top Interior deputy

By Dennis Webb

A tactic employed by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar while he was a U.S. senator is now standing in the way of confirming the nominee to become his top assistant. The U.S. Senate on Wednesday rebuffed an effort to end a hold by Sen. Bob ...

Friends try to prevent boy’s deportation

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Teachers, administrators and officials are lobbying the Department of Homeland Security to allow a 17-year-old boy from El Salvador to remain in the United States and study nursing in Glenwood Springs. Jose Mendoza Turbin in February reported ...

Three accused of bogus ‘inside’ store robbery

By Paul Shockley

Three people, including a store clerk, are accused of faking an armed robbery Sunday at a North Avenue gas station, Grand Junction police said Wednesday. Police said they believe Nicholas Evan Nowak, 25, a clerk at the Bradley Sinclair, 2903 ...

Trial nearly at end for man accused of shooting another

By Amy Hamilton

Closing arguments are expected today in the trial of an Orchard Mesa man accused of shooting another man in the abdomen after an altercation near his rural home. Charles Ettinger took the stand in his defense Wednesday and testified that he ...

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