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Grand Junction parolee suspected in armed theft

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man who was twice this year released on parole from state prison was arrested late Sunday for allegedly robbing cash and cigarettes from a North Avenue business. Kristen L. Sheeks, 23, was arrested around 10 p.m. Sunday after ...

Western Slope leaders bracing for money tussle with Front Range

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Western Slope politicians and organizations are hoping that battles over the state budget don’t boil down to a rural-urban divide. If that happens, rural communities have more to lose, said state Sen. Al White, R-Hayden, a member of the ...

Lack of funds dooms full-day kindergarten plan

By Emily Shockley

Kindergarten has become yet another victim of the recession. In 2008, legislators planned to boost the number of schools offering full-day kindergarten by asking the state board of education to implement full-day kindergarten statewide and ...

Houpt will seek re-election in Garfield County

By Dennis Webb

An advocate for regulatory reform of the energy industry plans to seek re-election next year as Garfield County commissioner, partly with the goal of remaining eligible to continue serving on the state panel that oversees the oil and gas ...

AWOL suspect jailed in Junction

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction man who was suspected of being absent without leave from the U.S. Army was arrested Saturday afternoon at a home in Grand Junction, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. Pvt. Terrance Hilton, 20, was wanted ...

Fruita man suspected of menacing with gun

By Amy Hamilton

A 28-year-old Fruita man is suspected of brawling with another man outside a bar early Saturday morning and pointing a loaded gun at the man’s head, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Police officers were in the area ...

GJ economic development funds to be cut

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The city of Grand Junction next year will slash in half the amount of money it allocates to community organizations that help drive the local economy, as sliding revenue forces budget managers to trim spending in a variety of areas. City ...

Neighborhood groups organize in response to growth plan

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A plan that will guide how the Grand Valley grows in the next 25 years proposes a number of significant changes that have raised the eyebrows of some neighborhood groups. Two groups, Orchard Mesa Neighbors in Action and the Seventh Street ...

City apologizes for botched repairs, will try again to fix 26 Road surface

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and LE ROY STANDISH On Wednesday, 26 Road between G Road and Interstate 70, which recently received an investment of a million-and-a-half dollars for repairs, will be closed and resurfaced. The city of Grand Junction’s original effort ...

Local Briefs, Oct. 11, 2009

By Staff

Animal Expo slated today at fairgrounds The Western Slope Animal Expo is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Mesa County Fairgrounds. There will be a pet/owner costume contest sponsored by Roice-Hurst Humane Society, a pumpkin patch, ...

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