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Briefs: Local news Sept. 22, 2009

By Amy Hamilton

Alzheimer’s Walk 10 a.m. Saturday The 20th anniversary Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Grand Junction. Registration is at 9 a.m. at the Lincoln Park Barn near the intersection of Teller Avenue ...

Teens build interests in careers at center

By Emily Shockley

Only one place in Grand Junction houses a flower shop, a restaurant, a day care facility and a busy construction site in the same building. The Career Center at 2935 North Ave. offers high school students a chance to explore a career for two ...

Colorado falls short of budget by $561M

By Emily Shockley

More state budget cuts are likely following an announcement Monday that the state’s general fund shortfall has increased to $560.7 million. Gov. Bill Ritter said Monday that going to the ballot for a tax increase would take too much ...

Conference call set for claims against Valley Investments

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Investors who paid thousands into Valley Investments in Grand Junction can discuss their claim forms with the receiver, who is trying to determine how best to distribute the company’s assets. Claimants forms were sent out to ...

Cactus Canyon reopens after state liquor agency action

By Staff

Corrective actions taken by Cactus Canyon • Fired the act “American Hunks,” banned the performers from all co-owned establishments. • Fired general manager and hired a new one. • Barred patron who exposed ...

Colorado River fish recovery program has new director

By Staff

The federal and state program aimed at allowing development of the Colorado River while working to save endangered fish has a new director. The Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program, which this summer was extended through ...

Nursing-unit families confront painful choices

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Finding a new home for Ricky will be difficult, most everyone concedes. Just how difficult is the issue. Ricky, who has lived 46 of his nearly 50 years at the skilled-nursing unit of the Grand Junction Regional Center, obviously needs a ...

Deputy numbers increase at jams

By Staff

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department has been increasing law enforcement’s presence at Country Jam for the past four years. The Jam is the county’s largest annual music event, held in in June in Mack. Staffing levels ...


Couple disputes city’s claim to land for Riverfront Trail spur

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Carl and Sharon Pellam thought they were moving into their retirement home when they bought their nearly five-acre spread where Rosevale Road dead-ends on the eastern edge of the Redlands. It would be a place where they could spread out with ...

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Art Center recognizes inmate’s pencil drawings

By Paul Shockley

Star Barham hasn’t seen her son in nearly two years. But she’s watched him grow — one stroke of a pencil at a time. Jerimy Gadberry, 31, draws dreamy visions of clowns, sorrowful hearts and glimpses of mountains from his ...

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