Western Colorado

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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 ...


Fundraiser has special meaning to mom

By Amy Hamilton

Lorena McCormack thought her healthy 3-year-old son possibly had an ear infection last spring when he started falling down for no reason and tilting his head to one side. But the 30-year-old Fruita mother never could have known her son, ...

GED Graduation 5-13-9

GED grads ‘united by sense of worth’

By Paul Shockley

Paul Metsker can’t remember all his old jobs. There’s a few he’d like to forget. In the spring of 1992, Metsker decided to drop out of Central High School — at the time just a half-credit short of earning his ...

Remember when it rained mud?

By Dave Buchanan

April showers may bring May flowers, but this year they also brought dust storms that smudged your windows and turned skies rust-red. The layers of dust, along with higher than normal temperatures, are combining to make the winter’s ...

Construction to begin on Hooters

By Carrie Marfitano

Construction to build a Hooters restaurant and an accompanying strip mall across from the Wal-Mart on North Avenue is scheduled to begin in June, said Stacey Cook, Realtor for the site and a partner of the developer, In and Out LLC. Work ...

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