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Religion Briefs, Feb. 13, 2010

By Staff

Knights of Columbus plan fish fries Council 13621 of the Knights of Columbus, 790 26 1/2 Road, will have a fish fry each Friday during the Lenten season, beginning Feb. 19 through March 26. The public is welcome to feast on fried or baked ...


House panel clears Rep. King in ethics probe

By Charles Ashby

Rep. Steve King got a slap on the wrist Friday but was cleared of violating ethics rules over his handling of travel expenses. A House ethics committee ruled the Grand Junction Republican did not intend to enrich himself by getting reimbursed ...

Questions linger on whether Grand Junction must approve body farm

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The question of whether Mesa State College needs approval from the city of Grand Junction to establish a body farm in Pear Park remains unanswered. City Attorney John Shaver said he is looking into whether the college or its Real Estate ...

College creates new work study program

By Emily Shockley

With the threat of statewide tuition increases looming and unemployment at 8.9 percent locally, paying for college has become a daunting thought for some families. Need-based state and federal work-study programs can help students pay for ...

Avalanche victim an outdoor lover, co-workers say

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A man who was killed in a human-triggered avalanche in the San Juan Mountains on Thursday was identified by co-workers Friday as 27-year-old Kellen Sams, an outdoors enthusiast who helped lead a Fort Carson-based outdoor adventure ...

Man accused of raping woman at party

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man was ordered jailed Friday on $100,000 bond after his arrest on allegations he forcibly raped a woman at a Teller Avenue apartment. Thomas A. Romero, 28, 2244 Teller Ave., was arrested Wednesday by Grand Junction police on ...

Local Briefs, Feb. 13, 2010

By Staff

Roice-Hurst benefits slated The Roice-Hurst Humane Society will sell Community Day Event coupons at Herberger’s Department Store from 2 to 4 p.m. today, with proceeds from the sale of the booklets benefiting the ...

Replacement for CSAP testing topic of Tuesday meeting in Grand Junction

By Emily Shockley

Colorado Board of Education members adopted new curriculum standards in December. Their next mission is to adopt a new assessment to fit those standards. The Colorado Department of Education will sponsor a Town Hall meeting on the topic from  ...

For the record, Feb. 13, 2010

By Staff

BIRTHS St. Mary’s Hospital Vincent Waltman and Danielle Gibson, Grand Junction, a son, Jan. 19. Jonathan and Rebecca Parks, Grand Junction, a daughter, Jan. 21. Branden and Hayley Hughes, Fruita, a daughter, Jan. 23. J.C. and ...

Olympic luger dies after crash during training (WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO)

By The AP

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A men’s Olympic luger from the country of Georgia died Friday after a high-speed crash on a track that is the world’s fastest and has raised safety concerns among competitors. A tearful IOC ...

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