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College creates new work study program

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With the threat of statewide tuition increases looming and unemployment at 8.9 percent locally, paying for college has become a daunting thought for some families. Need-based state and federal work-study programs can help students pay for ...

Avalanche victim an outdoor lover, co-workers say

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A man who was killed in a human-triggered avalanche in the San Juan Mountains on Thursday was identified by co-workers Friday as 27-year-old Kellen Sams, an outdoors enthusiast who helped lead a Fort Carson-based outdoor adventure ...

Man accused of raping woman at party

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man was ordered jailed Friday on $100,000 bond after his arrest on allegations he forcibly raped a woman at a Teller Avenue apartment. Thomas A. Romero, 28, 2244 Teller Ave., was arrested Wednesday by Grand Junction police on ...

Local Briefs, Feb. 13, 2010

By Staff

Roice-Hurst benefits slated The Roice-Hurst Humane Society will sell Community Day Event coupons at Herberger’s Department Store from 2 to 4 p.m. today, with proceeds from the sale of the booklets benefiting the ...

Replacement for CSAP testing topic of Tuesday meeting in Grand Junction

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Colorado Board of Education members adopted new curriculum standards in December. Their next mission is to adopt a new assessment to fit those standards. The Colorado Department of Education will sponsor a Town Hall meeting on the topic from  ...

For the record, Feb. 13, 2010

By Staff

BIRTHS St. Mary’s Hospital Vincent Waltman and Danielle Gibson, Grand Junction, a son, Jan. 19. Jonathan and Rebecca Parks, Grand Junction, a daughter, Jan. 21. Branden and Hayley Hughes, Fruita, a daughter, Jan. 23. J.C. and ...

Olympic luger dies after crash during training (WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO)

By The AP

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A men’s Olympic luger from the country of Georgia died Friday after a high-speed crash on a track that is the world’s fastest and has raised safety concerns among competitors. A tearful IOC ...

Mine royalty will be spent on charities, nursing scholarship

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One nursing student a year and eight Grand Valley charities will benefit from a donation of a mine royalty to the Western Colorado Community Foundation. The royalty donation by Ellen Jo Waldeck has no precise value because it depends on the ...


Man gets 34 years in robbery, kidnapping

By Paul Shockley

A judge Thursday praised a quick-thinking Grand Junction liquor store clerk while sentencing a man to 34 years in prison for a related robbery and kidnapping in October. Casey Martinez, 31, managed to elude 30-year-old Daniel Washington the ...

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Assault suspect’s scars used as evidence

By Amy Hamilton

In a Mesa County trial that has included numerous sex toys as evidence, the defendant on Thursday was allowed by a judge to briefly wear shorts to show scars on his upper legs to the jury. Rodney Eddy, 68, of Mesa, is on trial fighting 36 ...

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