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Grand Junction firm keeps the heat off astronauts

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When the space shuttle bay doors swing open high above the earth, they break a seal that keeps out the searing heat of liftoff and protects the shuttle from the brittle cold of space. That seal comes from Western Filament in Grand Junction, ...

Junction man pleads not guilty in looting probe

By Paul Shockley

An Orchard Mesa man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that he illegally sold and transported archeological artifacts that were stolen from federal lands. Robert B. Knowlton, 66, 1602 Dolores St., entered the pleas Wednesday in Denver ...

Briefs, Oct. 1, 2009

By Staff

Students can seek Daniels Scholarships The Daniels Fund has launched the application process for Daniels Scholarships to be awarded in spring 2010. To be eligible to apply, a student must be a current high school student with an expected ...

Crisis teams help protect students, staff from threats

By Emily Shockley

Linda Kanan, director of the Colorado School Safety Resource Center, said 18-year-old Robert Dell Johnson’s arrest this week should serve as a reminder that school violence remains a real threat. “I don’t think we have to ...

Mesa State student contracts swine flu

By Staff

Mesa State College officials confirmed Wednesday that a college student has contracted the H1N1 influenza virus. A second student also claims to have been infected with swine flu, although the college has not received any medical confirmation ...

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Relatives in American Samoa OK after tsunami

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Kim Bartz’s eyes filled with tears Wednesday afternoon when she spoke to her sister, Tisha Petelo, speaking from the opposite side of the world in tsunami-hammered American Samoa. “Hearing my sister’s voice was like ... a ...


Accused teen not a student at Palisade High

By Emily Shockley

Robert Dell Johnson spent most of the past two years outside of the school he allegedly planned to attack before his arrest Monday, according to Palisade High School Principal Matt Diers. Johnson, 18, was arrested by the Mesa County ...

Homecoming week at Fruita high school full of costumes

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Planning and implementing the activities for homecoming week is a lot of hard work — mixed with tons of fun for the Student Body Association of Fruita Monument High School. Senior Class President Caleigh Isaacks said the SBA has been ...

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Murder suspect expected to plead in early November

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A Longmont man accused of stabbing to death a Grand Junction mother and daughter in 1975 is expected to enter a plea next month. Jerry Nemnich, 64, appeared briefly in court Wednesday morning, when Public Defender Steve Colvin waived ...

Kidney donation

By Amy Hamilton

Doctors, friends and strangers alike always do a double-take when Julie Kochevar tells them she is donating a kidney to her ex-mother-in-law. “Your ex-mother-in-law?” Kochevar says people exclaim. “I get that from ...

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