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Court reverses local judge over statements by suspect

By Paul Shockley

A man made an intelligent waiver of his right to remain silent before questioning by a Mesa County Sheriff’s Department investigator, despite the man’s claims of mental-health impairment after his arrest, according to a ruling from ...

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Are you getting as much gasoline as you pay for?

By Amy Hamilton

Five dollars in fuel will usually get Amanda Hilton of Grand Junction at least to Fruita and back in her 1997 Subaru Outback. That’s why she was stymied last week when she paid for $10 worth of 87-grade unleaded fuel at a gas station ...


Church celebrates Holy Week before move

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Around the world, Christians are celebrating the resurrection of their Lord. For congregants at First Assembly of God Church, Easter also comes not just with reassurance of their faith in God, but also reassurance that their new home will be ...

Romanoff gains in Democrats’ race for Senate

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U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., captured 56 percent of the votes at the Mesa County Democratic Party Assembly on Saturday, a showing that left him ahead of challenger Andrew Romanoff but by a lesser margin than Bennet enjoyed after last ...

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College dorms ban use of medical marijuana

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A statewide jump in medical marijuana card applications doesn’t seem to have affected college students much when it comes to living in residence halls. The majority of Colorado’s four-year public institutions require students, ...

Local Briefs, April 4, 2010

By Staff

Exchange student will speak HOTCHKISS — Susan Marie Kasza, an international 4-H youth exchange representative to England and Scotland, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Hotchkiss Library. Kasza spent six months living with local ...

Legal actions follow grouse decision as agencies emphasize conservation plans

By Dennis Webb

Efforts to protect the greater sage grouse will continue on dual tracks, in the courtroom and on the ground, following a federal decision in early March that an Endangered Species Act listing for the bird is warranted but precluded. Last ...

Weekly Planner, April 5, 2010

By Staff

Sunday, April 4 Talk by Faye Gersh of the Final Exit Network, Unitarian Universalist Church, 1022 Grand Ave., 3 p.m., hosted by Western Colorado Atheists and Freethinkers, Gersh is a clinical and forensic psychologist involved since 1983 in ...

Arrest made after weeklong search

By Melinda Mawdsley

A 29-year-old Grand Junction man wanted by police on suspicion of drug possession was arrested Friday morning. Robert Jonathan Morton, 322 Fairview Ave., was arrested in the 1200 block of Bookcliff Avenue after authorities learned he was at ...

Cold-weather spills may help case against drilling on Roan leases

By Dennis Webb

A growing number of cold-weather oil and gas spills in Garfield County bolsters the argument against drilling where federal leases were issued in 2008 on the Roan Plateau, says an attorney who is involved in a legal challenge of the ...

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