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Central student, 15, accused of bring gun, bullet to school

By Amy Hamilton

A 15-year-old Central High School student was booked into the Mesa County Youth Detention Center on Friday after allegedly showing off a handgun and a bullet during a creative writing class in school that day, according to the Mesa County ...

Todd resigns from council

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Linda Romer Todd resigned her post as Grand Junction City Council member Monday at a council meeting. Unable to hold back tears, Todd asked Mayor Pro Tem Teresa Coons to read her resignation letter for her. The letter stated Todd would remain ...

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Bank foreclosure may slam doors on Mack woman’s 40-year home

By Amy Hamilton

For 40 years, Estefanita Crespin has watched the seasons change at her 60-acre Mack ranch. At 84, the self-described country girl still putters around her newer manufactured home, but she wades into the snow only to feed a flock of ...

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County frets about zoning on 30 Road property

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Frustrated Mesa County commissioners say they may ask the city of Grand Junction to change the zoning on county-owned land in Fruitvale, alleging attempts to sell the land for development have been hampered by city zoning ...

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Teen says suspect took, crashed ‘my baby’

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A young driver is suspected of taking his friend’s truck without permission and going for a joy ride that ended in a crash Sunday morning. Wrapped in a blanket and visibly shaken at the crash scene Sunday morning, the owner of the ...

Dealer in artifacts probe hits pay dirt

By Paul Shockley

A dealer of archeological artifacts working hand-in-glove with federal law enforcement was paid more than $162,000 for his services over 31 months ending last July, according to court records recently made public. A man was referred to in ...

Greyhound, transit may build joint station

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Grand Valley Transit and Greyhound Lines Inc. are exploring the possibility of building and operating a joint bus station on vacant land north of Mesa Mall. Todd Hollenbeck, transit coordinator with the Mesa County Regional Transportation ...


Major snowstorms keep Powderhorn lifts busy

By Amy Hamilton

What a difference some strategically placed snow makes. Powderhorn Ski Resort has been the lucky recipient of some major snowstorms this winter, and skiers are noticing. Winter storms have regularly dropped snow on the Rocky Mountains’ ...

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Enterprise zones may be outdated, two politicians say

By Charles Ashby

During the past few decades that enterprise zones have been around in Colorado, thousands of businesses have been created, and millions of dollars in tax credits have helped them survive. But now that 80 percent of the state is included in ...


These couch potatoes not sad sacks

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Crane Sorensen thinks there’s no better way to see the world than from the lumpy comfort of a stranger’s couch. Sorensen, 26, is a member of the internationally popular Web site, Couchsurfing.com, which is a social networking site ...

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