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Text-message alerts to be part of schools’  lockdown safety procedures for 2009-10

By Staff

Nisley Elementary has had to initiate some type of lockdown procedure nine times in the past three years. “Nisley has had its fair share,” said Tim Leon, safety coordinator for School District 51. The majority of those instances ...


Kidnap victim in court as man hears sentence

By Amy Hamilton

With her head held high and her arms encircled around a large, white, teddy bear, a 9-year-old girl who was kidnapped last year, but fought free, congratulated herself for having courage during a scary incident that could have ended her ...


Yellowstone wolf drifts into Colo.

By Dave Buchanan

Colorado’s known wolf population grew by one — to one — this week when a wolf wandered into the state from southwest Montana. The wolf, an 18-month old female known as 314F, is being tracked by a Global Positioning Satellite ...


Oil shale leases to undergo revisions

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The Obama administration will pursue a second round of oil shale-research leases, but in a different manner than the one contemplated by the Bush administration. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, formerly a Colorado senator and critic of ...


Signs of intoxication would have been apparent, GJ attorney says

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A Grand Junction attorney who specializes in drunken-driving laws and civil cases says he would expect someone with a blood-alcohol level equal to that of an 18-year-old Grand Junction woman who died in a car accident earlier this month would ...


Investigation finds no wrongdoing by Fruita officers before fatal crash

By Amy Hamilton

Fruita police said Wednesday they found no wrongdoing by the two patrol officers who made initial contact with an 18-year-old drunken driver who died minutes later on Interstate 70 after crashing her vehicle in the early morning hours Feb. 8. ...


Federal buildings lacking Obama portrait

By Staff

There are no official presidential portraits in Grand Junction. Federal buildings such as the Wayne N. Aspinall Federal Building, 402 Rood Ave., and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2121 North Ave., have removed the portrait of George W. ...


Cops find no truth to reports of missing Fla. girl being seen in GJ

By Amy Hamilton

Leads that a 5-year-old girl reported missing from Florida had been spotted locally turned out to be unfounded, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Grand Junction officers launched a massive investigation Monday morning after ...


Electric blanket may have caused fire

By Staff

A residential fire in Palisade that left a family homeless Monday may have been started by an electric blanket. Palisade Fire Department Chief Richard Rupp said the fire originated in the master bedroom of the home at 114 Majestic Court. ...


Bill to end death penalty advances

By Amy Hamilton

A plan to eliminate the death penalty in Colorado and transfer the savings toward a team that would investigate the state’s more than 1,400 unsolved murders, passed its first hurdle by lawmakers this week. After hours of often tearful ...


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