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Briefs, March 6, 2015

By Staff

Book fair to help exceptional kids The Council for Exceptional Children Club at Colorado Mesa University will host events in conjunction with a book fair on Saturday, at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road. The club ...

County requests that flight to Denver leave earlier

By Mike Wiggins

Mesa County commissioners have asked a private air charter company to change its Grand Junction-to-Denver flight time to enable business passengers to arrive in time to attend early morning meetings on the Front Range. The letter, dated Feb. ...

Blotter, March 6, 2015

By Staff

Knives reported at school Law enforcement was called Wednesday to Thunder Mountain Elementary School, 3063 F 1/2 Road, on a report of two students who had brought knives to school. The two students, one 9 years old and the other 10 years ...


6 state sheriffs file suit against legal marijuana

By Amy Hamilton

Delta County Sheriff Fred McKee along with five other sheriffs from across Colorado entered into a civil lawsuit Thursday, maintaining the state’s marijuana laws keep them from abiding by federal law. The suit was filed in ...

Death notices, March 6, 2015

By Staff

■ Edwin R. Behrendsen, 86, Grand Junction, died March 1, 2015, at HopeWest Care Center. A memorial service will be 3 p.m. March 14 at First Christian Church. Mr. Behrendsen was a farmer and rancher. He is survived by his wife, Rogene; ...

Man dead after fire breaks out in Colorado Springs home

By The AP

COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado Springs police have lifted evacuation orders for houses in a neighborhood where a man was found dead after crews responded to a house fire. Authorities say they were concerned about possible explosives after ...

Email letters, March 5, 2015

By Staff

Penry’s column will be missed I love Josh Penry’s writing. Whether I agree or not, he has a gift for phrasing. I will miss his column and hope to see his work again. In the meantime, I wish him well. FRED STEWART Grand ...

Former GJHS student ordered to trial in girlfriend’s 2012 beating death

By The AP

SALT LAKE CITY — A former Grand Junction High School student accused in his girlfriend’s 2012 beating death to stand trial for murder in Utah. Judge Dane Nolan is hearing arguments Thursday on whether the 17-year-old should be ...

Pardoned killer could be headed back to prison

By The AP

COLORADO SPRINGS — A man who was pardoned in 2011 for killing his mother in 1988 could be headed back to prison after he was arrested following a Colorado Spring crash. Charles Limbrick Jr. was arrested on suspicion of driving under the ...

Remains of Korean War POW returned to Colorado

By The AP

CENTENNIAL — The remains of an Army corporal who died while a prisoner of war in North Korea have been returned to Colorado, 65 years ago after he disappeared. The body of Army Cpl. Floyd J.R. Jackson arrived at Denver International ...

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