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Man buys beer at gunpoint

By Paul Shockley

Grand Junction police were looking Saturday for a man who reportedly persuaded a store clerk at gunpoint to sell him beer. The suspect paid for his 40-ounce bottle of beer and walked out of the store, police said. Just before 9 p.m. Friday, ...

Cops: Ex-manager hatched Sonic burglaries

By Paul Shockley

A man who was fired from his manager’s job in January at a local Sonic Drive-in restaurant is accused of plotting two burglaries over 17 days at separate Sonic locations. Thomas G. Walsh, 24, of Clifton, was arrested Feb. 9 on suspicion ...

Best of bridge, Feb. 14, 2010

By Staff

Feb. 3: Kathy Worden and Audrey Murphy; Helen Bledsoe and Evelyn Saxton; Betty Johnson and Ann McFarland. Feb. 4: tie for first place, Carolyn Wiley and Marilyn McLaughlin and Darlene Clark and Judy Tirpack; third place, Jim Stafford and ...

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

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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 ...

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