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Woman’s money was ‘all on paper’

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Mary Ellen Coffee was careful with the money she was putting aside to leave to her four children, and that care seemed to be paying off. Coffee, a 77-year-old Montrose resident, discovered Valley Investments in Grand Junction from a ...

Police arrest pair after report of suspected hotel meth lab

By Emily Shockley

Hotel employees found a suspected methamphetamine lab Saturday inside a cooler at the Affordable Inn, 721 Horizon Drive. A desk clerk who wished to be identified only as Amy said housekeepers found incriminating materials during daily checks ...

Man accused of sexual assault, rape of girls

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man was arrested Friday on suspicion of 66 offenses related to sexual assaults of several underage girls. Nerio “Ned” Martinez, 36, is accused of sexually assaulting or raping multiple girls, including one who ...

Salazar votes against climate bill

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U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., voted with the minority Friday evening as the House of Representatives passed a cap-and-trade measure that backers said was a historic vote aimed at curbing global warming. Opponents described the measure, ...

Proceedings postponed in Fuji Massage case

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction woman accused of using her local massage parlor for prostitution waived her right Friday to have a preliminary hearing within 30 days. Chief Deputy District Attorney Dan Rubinstein said the hearing for 58-year-old Nan ...


Dinner-time deluge hits Grand Junction

By Staff

You have to go back 110 years to find a wetter June 26 in Grand Junction. Rainfall early evening Friday flooded several Grand Junction-area streets, homes and businesses. After the dinner-time storm pounded the area with pea-sized hail, the ...

Council wrestles with historic areas in proposed master plan

By Emily Shockley

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First cold, now rain picking on growers

By Staff

The wet and cool weather this growing season is affecting peaches, apples, hay and possibly corn. A mold, fueled by the moisture, is attacking fruit orchards. Hay, laden with water, is having to dry longer and is therefore reducing the ...

Down on the corner, city has concerns about safety in aggressive solicitations

By Emily Shockley

Dorothea Locke said she doesn’t like the way she makes money, but she thinks it’s unfair she could get arrested for it starting Monday night. “I hate this. If I didn’t have to do this, I wouldn’t,” Locke ...

Enrollment in summer classes down in District 51

By Emily Shockley

School District 51’s summer-school enrollment is down slightly from last year because it learned from the state too late that it could afford to serve more students. In 2008, 2,251 students participated in summer-school classes, ...

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