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Nonprofit reaches youth with texts

By Emily Shockley

Grand Junction nonprofit The Tree House wants to reach teens where they’re most likely to get the message — in their cell phone inboxes. The Tree House, 1505 Chipeta Ave., has launched a service that sends positive text messages ...

Lochmillers appear in court

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Charlotte Zangerle fumed as she left the federal courthouse Tuesday morning. “He smirked at me,” Zangerle said after the hearing for Philip Rand Lochmiller, 61, owner of failed Valley Investments. Lochmiller “looked at us ...

Valley Investments employee to surrender

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The Valley Investments employee named in the criminal case stemming from the company’s failure is to surrender Wednesday and appear before a judge that morning. Shawnee Carver, 33, has been free since the indictment naming her and two ...

Ex-mayor sues county, alleges discrimination

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A former Mesa County employee who was terminated last year after 31 years on the job has filed a lawsuit against the county commissioners, alleging she was discriminated against and fired because of her age and race. Cindy Enos-Martinez, who ...

Contest winner meets president

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Nancy Fichtner called it a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” and an “honor” to meet President Barack Obama, who on Monday presented her the first award from a new federal program designed to find ways to save tax ...


Salvation Army’s troops ride to the rescue

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

This week The Salvation Army is expected to help 3,000 children and 1,400 adults by providing food and Christmas gifts to those unable to afford anything else this holiday season. A line of cars stretched around the Regional Center complex ...

No jail for man who sexually assaulted girls

By Staff

A Clifton man who used candy and cash to lure young girls before sexually assaulting them faces probation, and will serve no time in jail, under the terms of a plea agreement. Jesse Dale Baker, 67, who was arrested just before Halloween 2007 ...

Garfield’s interest in health study praised

By Staff

The head of a national initiative promoting use of health impact assessments in public policy decisions is praising Garfield County’s apparent readiness to help fund such a study in a community where up to 200 natural gas wells may be ...

Area births and marriages, through Dec. 17

By Staff

— Births St. Mary’s Hospital: Charles Smith and Lacie Trover, Grand Junction, a son, Nov. 27. Dagoberto and Zulema Moreno, Grand Junction, a daughter, Dec. 4. Shane Flynn and Shasta Hill, Fruita, a daughter, Dec. 5. Charles ...


HOLDING OUT FOR HOPE: A glimpse at economic snapshots of hope

By Amy Hamilton

3 - Alisha Horrocks It’s been some time since life was this good for Alisha Horrocks. A single mother of two children, ages 7 and 10, Horrocks is thankful for the job she landed in August. After surviving a nasty divorce, she now ...

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