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Convicted sex offender accused of rape

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A convicted sex offender was arrested Thursday on allegations he picked up an intoxicated woman on North Avenue, took her back to his home and raped her. Richard Junior Valdez, 24, 2814 Hall Ave., was advised Friday he could be charged with ...

Ski resorts: Slight increase in visitors

By Dave Buchanan

Colorado’s ski resorts hosted an estimated 11.86 million skiers and snowboarders during the 2009-10 ski season, an increase of less than 1 percent over last year, according to Colorado Ski Industry USA. The numbers include the 22 member ...

GJ man found dead in Aspen hotel room

By Staff

The body of a Grand Junction man was found in an Aspen hotel room Friday, according to Aspen police. Early Friday, the Aspen-Pitkin County Communications Center received a 911 call requesting an ambulance for 27-year-old Justin M. Miracle, ...


Man suspect of assault in road-rage incident

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A Grand Junction man was arrested early Friday morning in a road-rage incident in which he allegedly punched another motorist several times in the face and broke the man’s jaw. Paul James Turner, 34, 643 Longs Peak Court, was arrested ...

BLM changes policies for long-term camping

By Charles Ashby

Long-term campers on Bureau of Land Management property beware. Because of abuse of the bureau’s policy not to camp at the same site for more than 14 days, the BLM has announced stricter new rules concerning long-term campers. Instead ...

Investor sought to save ice arena

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Bob Coslett still is hoping something will happen to keep The Glacier Ice Arena in business, or at least rejuvenate it some day. Coslett, the general manager of the arena, said Friday that inquiries were coming in after the owners announced ...

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Suspect accused in murder-for-hire plot

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An Orchard Mesa woman awaiting trial on charges she stabbed a man to death in January is now accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill two witnesses. Mesa County Judge Bruce Raaum on Friday advised 20-year-old Amy Adamson that she could be ...

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Man dies in collision with trash truck

By Staff

The driver of a pickup died Friday when he pulled into traffic on U.S. Highway 6&50 and was struck broadside by a garbage truck, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Just before 2 p.m. the driver of a pickup stopped behind ...

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Ride the Rockies kicks off in Junction

By Patrick Bahr

Ride the Rockies began 25 years ago in Grand Junction, with bicyclists making their way 305 miles to Denver. For its Silver Anniversary, Ride the Rockies is starting its seven-day ride in Grand Junction again. Sunday, 2,000 cyclists begin a ...

CU migrates from Big 12 to Pac-10 conference

By Charles Ashby

The University of Colorado is joining the Pacific-10 conference, but CU officials are hoping that switch will do more than just showcase its football program. CU Regents Chairman Steve Bosley confirmed the news Thursday that the university is ...

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