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Flood at Tomlinson Library at Mesa State College

By Amy Hamilton

A flood at Tomlinson Library at Mesa State College on Sunday couldn’t have come at a worse time for students heading into finals this week. After bearings in a generator overheated, the building’s sprinkler system activated and ...

Garner Ben2 graduates 5-11-

After October accident, GJ grad lucky to be alive, holding diploma

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Receiving a high school diploma by age 21 would have been just fine with Ben Garner. He started his senior year at Grand Junction High School with no immediate plan to graduate. Not long after, he was struck by a vehicle while riding his ...

Students graduate from Christian Schools

By Staff

Two area Christian schools will graduate 18 students during ceremonies Saturday. Eleven students will graduate from QUEST Academy at 2 p.m. at Clifton Church Family Life Center, 615 Interstate 70 Business Loop. The keynote speaker will be ...

GJ legislators discuss session tonight

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The Mesa County delegation to the state Legislature will offer a wrap-up of the just-concluded session tonight in the Grand Junction City Hall Auditorium. State Sen. Josh Penry, the minority leader of the Senate, and representatives Steve ...

Driller will continue to stay clear of blast site

By Dennis Webb

Noble Energy has agreed to extend a voluntary moratorium on seeking drilling permits within a half-mile of the Project Rulison underground nuclear blast site. Also on Monday, the Bureau of Land Management said Noble is seeking approval of a ...

Mesa County foreclosures up in 2009

By Carrie Marfitano

Completed foreclosures are up 83 percent in Mesa County, and foreclosure filings are up 47 percent for the first quarter this year, compared to the first quarter in 2008, according to numbers released Monday by the Colorado Department of Local ...

Stimulus funds to pay for plant repair

By Staff

Water was the issue that lapped at Mesa County commissioners Monday. They approved funds to improve the wastewater treatment plant in Mack, accepted the completion report for the rebuilt Bruner water system in the Rosevale neighborhood and ...

Fence stops auto theft suspect

By Staff

A 40-year-old man was finally steered toward the cooler, accused of taking a hot car for a joy ride that ended in a crumpled heap in Collbran. Darrel Brooks, 40, of Grand Junction was booked into Mesa County Jail on suspicion of aggravated ...

Homeless shelter expansion resisted

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A debate over whether the Grand Junction Community Homeless Shelter on North Avenue should be allowed to expand is headed for the Grand Junction Planning Commission. City planners in March approved an expansion of the shelter, 2853 North ...


Siblings stick together to the end

By Amy Hamilton

The only children of Brooke and Chris Fortenberry are almost two years apart — 1 year, 11 months and two weeks to be exact — but they graduate together today from Fruita Monument High School. At 18, Jesse Fortenberry, a ...

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