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Teen crash victim was well over adult limit

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The 18-year-old Grand Junction woman who died in a single-car accident Feb. 8 after being stopped by a Fruita police officer had more than double the legal limit of alcohol in her system, authorities said. Samantha Loy had a blood-alcohol ...

Colorado Dems praise speech for its honesty

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President Obama won praise from the Colorado congressional delegation after the president’s first speech to a joint session of Congress. Obama had “the courage to tell the people the hard truth about the economy,” U.S. Rep. ...

Chihuahua killed by poodle at park

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For 88-year-old Dorothy Frank, 6-year-old Mocha was her best friend and lifeline. She slept with the chocolate brown Chihuahua and was reluctant to go out to eat because she didn’t want to leave Mocha behind. But on Saturday, during an ...

Briefs: Local News February 24, 2009

By Staff

Caprock applications due by Thursday •  Open enrollment for the kindergarten 2009–10 school year at Caprock Academy will continue until Thursday at 640 24 1/2 Road. Completed enrollment packets will be accepted from 8 a.m. to ...

Chamber endorses Beckstein, Coons, Kenyon, Susuras for council

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The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce on Monday endorsed for the Grand Junction City Council two incumbents and two challengers who have served on one of the chamber’s committees. The chamber’s board of directors endorsed ...

Strip club permit goes before city for third time

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The Grand Junction Planning Commission has twice rejected a conditional-use permit that would allow a proposed strip club to serve alcohol. Yet the issue will go back before the board a third time tonight, because City Council members say ...

Grant would help fight identity theft in county

By Staff

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department, in cooperation with the Mesa County District Attorney’s Office, is applying for a Colorado Division of Criminal Justice 2009 Justice Assistance Grant for $69,057 to help fight identity ...

Burned house among assets government hoped to obtain

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Federal officials had hoped to obtain the house that burned down Sunday morning as they pursued fraud and money-laundering convictions against the owner. Michael Jenkins and another man are awaiting trial in Las Vegas. Federal officials said ...

Oil, gas panel to revisit concerns about seep in water south of Silt

By Dennis Webb

Concerns about renewed development in the area of a 2004 natural gas seep south of Silt probably will be aired before the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission this spring. Acting Director Dave Neslin said he anticipates an update ...

Fruita bridge Repair 2-20-9

Bridge repair $115,000 higher than expected

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The century-old Fruita Bridge is getting an extreme makeover as winter holds down the flows of the Colorado River, allowing construction crews to stabilize the structure’s north end. “By spring, if everything works right, ...

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