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Ski area staff keeps hopeful eyes on the sky

By Staff

When Sarah Allen looks out the window of her office at Powderhorn Resort, all she can see is bare, snowless ground. “I don’t know that there is ‘normal’ anymore for this time of year,” said Allen, the ...


Murder suspect’s wife wants to visit him in jail

By Amy Hamilton

The wife of a man accused of slaying their only son wants permission to see her husband in jail, according to a motion filed in court Tuesday. Allen Grabe, 51, is in custody on a $1 million bond on suspicion of killing his 13-year-old son, ...


New-home building holds fast in county

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Construction of new homes dipped 4.5 percent nationally from September to October, according to Commerce Department statistics, while new-home construction in Mesa County stayed steady, remaining roughly half of what it was last ...


Fuji Massage busted

By Amy Hamilton

A woman who operated a massage parlor in Grand Junction for more than a decade was arrested Thursday on suspicion of prostitution-related crimes. Police allege 58-year-old Nan O’Reilly, owner of Fuji Oriental Therapy Massage, 762 ...


OnStar’s 100,000th crash activation happens in GJ

By Staff

On Nov. 2, a 2007 GMC Yukon cruised through Grand Junction along Interstate 70. At 8 p.m., it slammed into a deer. The OnStar global positioning device within the vehicle activated, and emergency responders were notified. It seemed to be ...


John McCain declared winner of GarCo election

By Dennis Webb

John McCain: You’re a winner after all — at least in Garfield County. An election night 11,223-11,223 tie between McCain and Barack Obama has been broken, following the counting of provisional ballots this week. It turns out ...


TAX SALES  11-20

Sale of 2008 tax liens draws more than 300

By Staff

The nation’s economy may be running a bit lean these days, but not so lean as to keep more than 300 people from participating Wednesday in Mesa County’s annual tax lien sale at Two Rivers Convention Center. This year there was a ...


Tobacco ban causes some to grumble

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Banning tobacco use at hospitals makes sense, but only to a point, said a couple sitting — and smoking — outside St. Mary’s Hospital on Wednesday. “In all good conscience,” said Richard Graham. “We should ...


Smokers St Marys 11-19-8

Hospitals go totally smoke-free

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Come next spring, Community, Family Health West and St. Mary’s hospitals will snuff out tobacco use. The administrators of all three hospitals announced Wednesday, the day before the annual Great American Smokeout, that all tobacco ...


Obama’s energy plan to be comprehensive, senator says

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President Barack Obama will want a “comprehensive energy strategy” that will include conventional fuels and clean coal, as well as oil and natural gas, Sen. Ken Salazar, D-Colo., said. Oil shale could be a part of that strategy, ...


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