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Police blotter, Aug. 4, 2010

By Staff

Boots reported stolen Chad Owen Boyd, 47, homeless, was arrested Monday on suspicion of first-degree burglary and misdemeanor assault after he allegedly entered a man’s front door in the 2200 block of Orchard Avenue, made his way to the ...


Alcohol suspected in fatal crash

By Amy Hamilton

Police were attempting to pull over a suspected drunken driver who was not using headlights Monday night when his vehicle crashed into another, killing a 20-year-old Grand Junction woman, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Rebekah Joy ...

Western Colorado airports to get part of $3 million in federal funds

By Staff

Several rural Colorado airports will combine to receive more than $3 million in new federal funding. The largest amount, $2.2 million, will go to the ongoing project to realign and make other upgrades to the runway at the Garfield County ...

Romanoff reiterates intent to avoid cash from corporations

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Andrew Romanoff’s campaign manager created a firestorm Tuesday in his bid for the U.S. Senate when he said his boss would accept donations from a Democratic Party political-action committee despite his long-standing stance against ...

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McCain to stump for GOP hopeful Norton at weekend event in Grand Junction

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., will campaign for Jane Norton in Grand Junction on Sunday as her race for the U.S. Senate nears the finish line. Norton, a Grand Junction native, was the state chairwoman for McCain’s 2008 presidential ...

Hells Angels rumble through Gunnison, Mesa County

By Paul Shockley

Dozens of traffic tickets or arrests in just a few days might otherwise alarm Gunnison County Undersheriff Rick Besecker. But considering recent company, he’s happy. Last week, hundreds of members or want-to-be members of the notorious ...

Unaffiliated voters can still pick party for primary

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Unaffiliated voters who want a say in the primary election can register with a party and cast a ballot this week and on Election Day at either of two voter service centers that now are open. Voters also can update their affiliation, receive a ...

Rifle cop yelled, ‘Shots fired!’

By Dennis Webb

A Rifle police officer says the shattering of a rear window of a vehicle driven by an escaped Arizona convict was the first indication he had been shot at while trying to pull the man over early Sunday morning. He said he saw the window break ...

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Orchard Mesa gravel pit proposal revived

By Amy Hamilton

Get ready for what may be another rocky round of talks about a gravel pit proposal on Orchard Mesa. Members of the Grand Junction Planning Commission will have to reconsider a conditional-use permit for a gravel pit mining operation on 29 ...

Donations to McInnis drop; more people give to Maes

By Charles Ashby

Gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis took in about half in campaign donations for the second half of July compared with the first, while his GOP rival saw a dramatic increase in the number of people contributing to his campaign. That switch ...

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