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One dead, one arrested in early morning fatal accident

By Staff

Police arrested 21-year-old Jesse O. Reed on suspicion of vehicular homicide and driving under the influence of alcohol after he crashed his sport utility vehicle into a light pole early Sunday morning, killing one of his passengers. The ...

Death penalty too costly, group says

By Amy Hamilton

If it takes repealing the death penalty to free up money to solve unsolved homicides, Howard Morton will take that scenario. Others, such as Rep. Steve King, R-Grand Junction, aren’t willing to make that jump. Morton is the head of ...

021509 4A MathCounts

Students do the math at regional competition

By Staff

Western Slope students scored high marks Saturday at the MathCounts competition at Holy Family Middle School. The contest is sponsored by the Ute Chapter of the Professional Engineers of Colorado. Team results: first place, Redlands Middle ...

Rulings uphold two prominent conviction

By Amy Hamilton

Defendants in two high-profile Grand Junction criminal cases had their convictions affirmed recently by the Colorado Court of Appeals. Mesa County District Attorney Pete Hautzinger said he was apprehensive about one decision, the conviction ...

021509 3A ministry lunch

No strings, just free lunch. Ministry offers to help hungry.

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Some come from the Mesa State College campus across the street, poor and hungry. Others come from who knows where, toting who knows what personal turmoil. They arrive on foot and in cars. Some have tied-up dogs or sick babies. They all come ...

Stimulus funds eyed for Mesa Mall bus transfer station

By Staff

The Regional Transportation Planning Office, which manages Grand Valley Transit, has plans to build a transfer station southwest of the mall. The station would be about a minute’s walk from the mall, thereby eliminating the stop in ...

Boat show shoppers w 2-14-9

Boat show a safe harbor for deals

By Amy Hamilton

Judging from the less-than-packed parking lot and only 40 or so people milling around the Two Rivers Convention Center at one point during a boat show on Valentine’s Day, the attraction didn’t seem to lure many people. But you ...

County, city spend $2 million to clear path for 29 Road work

By Staff

Not one dozer blade has broken ground for the 29 Road extension project from D Road north to the Interstate 70 Business Loop, and already the county has doled out $1,052,332 and the city of Grand Junction $997,224 to land owners. The money ...

Sun Biz: Guardian ProStar, a Grand Junction-based company aims to help find underground utilities

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Putting together a million-piece jigsaw puzzle is nothing compared to the job that awaits the federal and state governments, to say nothing of large contractors and excavators. The job is making sense of a labyrinth of more than 30 million ...

Prison2 Mom 2-6-9

Helen Taylor and her daughters are picking up their lives two years after meth bust

By Amy Hamilton

In the two years that Helen Taylor bounced through the state’s prison system, working off a sentence for a gnawing methamphetamine addiction, her two teenage daughters were left behind to fend for themselves. Taylor, 51, missed out on ...

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