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Coroner releases IDs in wreck, drowning

By Charles Ashby

The Mesa County Coroner’s Office on Friday released the names of two people who died Thursday in unrelated incidents. Nicholas J. Jacobson, 26, of Grand Junction, died Thursday while driving his Honda motorcycle east on North Avenue ...

Bill Barrett Corp. pursues 88-well project near Silt

By Dennis Webb

Bill Barrett Corp. is seeking to drill up to 88 wells from six pads 3.5 miles southeast of Silt under a proposal being reviewed by the Bureau of Land Management. The company wants to begin drilling this fall and complete the work over five ...

Power lines near airport in Delta will be lowered

By William Woody

DELTA — High capacity power lines just north of Delta’s Blake Field Airport are expected to be lowered in the coming months as the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association and Delta County officials continue to hash out a ...

Man suspected in 2nd wave of car break-ins

By Paul Shockley

A Fruita man was arrested Thursday night in connection with his second alleged theft-from-vehicle spree in less than a month, the most recent ending shortly after he smashed the window of an unmarked police patrol car and stole a purse that ...

Monsoons come early to the valley

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If your swamp cooler hasn’t seemed as effective the past few days, it’s likely not a mechanical problem. An early introduction of the monsoon has thrown a moist blanket over the Grand Valley, lending a sticky feel to days that are ...

FBI confirms investigation at incubator

By Charles Ashby

Normally, the FBI won’t confirm it’s in the middle of an investigation, much less say what that investigation is about. But because enough people witnessed federal agents going into a business at the Business Incubator Center on ...

Fed investigation signaled Valley Investments’ demise

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DENVER — Valley Investments in Grand Junction closed its doors May 20, 2009, after two frantic days in which employees helped owner Philip Rand Lochmiller carry out computers and company files after he acknowledged to them the company ...

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Man gets 3 years for shootings

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man will serve less than half of a three-year prison sentence handed down Thursday in connection with the shooting of five people in 2009. Joshua Anton, 21, was sentenced by District Judge Brian Flynn to three years in prison ...

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In Snowmass, praise for ‘finest mastodon site in the world’

By Dennis Webb

SNOWMASS VILLAGE — Thousands of unearthed bones later, scientists and volunteers are heading home from Snowmass Village following an intensive 51-day excavation push at a world-class Ice Age fossil site. But before things wrapped up, ...

Death of man at Vega Reservoir probed

By Paul Shockley

State and local authorities are investigating the death of a 67-year-old Orchard Mesa man who was found Thursday afternoon floating face down in shallow water at Vega Reservoir. Colorado State Parks spokeswoman Deb Frazier said the man, who ...

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