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Neighborhood groups organize in response to growth plan

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A plan that will guide how the Grand Valley grows in the next 25 years proposes a number of significant changes that have raised the eyebrows of some neighborhood groups. Two groups, Orchard Mesa Neighbors in Action and the Seventh Street ...

City apologizes for botched repairs, will try again to fix 26 Road surface

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and LE ROY STANDISH On Wednesday, 26 Road between G Road and Interstate 70, which recently received an investment of a million-and-a-half dollars for repairs, will be closed and resurfaced. The city of Grand Junction’s original effort ...

Local Briefs, Oct. 11, 2009

By Staff

Animal Expo slated today at fairgrounds The Western Slope Animal Expo is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Mesa County Fairgrounds. There will be a pet/owner costume contest sponsored by Roice-Hurst Humane Society, a pumpkin patch, ...

Student of the Week

By Staff

THE BROOKE WILLIAMS FILE GPA: 3.9 After-school activities: National Honor Society, student senate, yearbook editor, softball, golf, part-time job at Hollister, baby-sit a ton, and volunteer at Appleton Elementary. Favorite book: ...

13th annual fundraiser stocks local soup kitchen

By Amy Hamilton

A line snaked around the Grand Valley Catholic Outreach soup kitchen Saturday morning as hundreds of people waited to receive a handmade bowl and then have it filled with soup. The irony of waiting in line along busy First Street — as ...

Wounded neighbor, wife want to thank community

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A year removed from the shooting that still defies explanation, Paco Larsen and his wife, Cathy, have a single focus: how best to say thanks to the people who helped them through. The Larsens are pitching in with their neighbor, Linda Fine, ...

Varied descriptions of shooter puzzled investigators

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Inconclusive and often contradictory descriptions of Stefan Martin-Urban hampered investigators who tried to understand why the 22-year-old Alaska man shot and killed two people, wounded two others and fired several times at the ...

Wanted: one square dancing cruise partner

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When Robert Ratte thinks of the Danube River of late, western Colorado comes to mind. With good reason. Ratte, who lives in Minnesota, was on the Danube a month ago, and he was captivated by another passenger, a woman who served as a WAVE ...

‘My life was Terry’: Driveway shooting survivor recounts tough year

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Linda Fine can lift her right arm, has even tried a little golf. She has ventured out alone from her home and might someday cast a fly again. But her old pursuits never can be entirely the same. Their center is gone. “My life was ...

Gangs kept from schools, police official says

By Emily Shockley

Gang members are present in local schools, according to law enforcement, but that doesn’t mean gang activity is allowed within school walls. Students are not allowed to wear gang colors or emblems and are forbidden from flashing gang ...

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