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Asking to show Wal-Mart receipt sets off police chief

By The AP

PERRY, Utah (AP) — The police chief in the northern Utah town of Perry is accused of verbally abusing Wal-Mart employees over having to show a receipt before exiting the store. The Deseret News reports Police Chief Mike Jones is on paid ...

iPhone films thief break-in

By The AP

DENVER (AP) — File this police report under the category “There’s an app for that.” A Denver woman says a man broke into her home and stole $500 worth of items rummaging through her belongings. An iPhone app called ...

Storm to dump more snow in mountains, western Colorado

By The AP

DENVER — A storm headed to Colorado could dump another 1 to 2 feet of snow in the mountains. The National Weather Service says a storm moving into the state Wednesday is expected to bring up to a foot of snow to the southwest Colorado ...

Newborn given to Pueblo firefighters

By The AP

PUEBLO — A newborn baby was handed over to firefighters in Pueblo on Christmas Eve, the first baby to be relinquished in the county under Colorado’s Safe Haven Law. The Pueblo Chieftain reports that the baby boy was brought to a ...

121010 Catherine Robertson

BLM manager is a modern-day explorer

By Amy Hamilton

If you think about it, the Grand Valley’s populated center is really an island in a sea of public lands. Those 1.2 million acres of Bureau of Land Management lands are headed up by Catherine Robertson, manager of the Grand Junction Field ...

Recession recovery in valley looks to be slow

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The recession that saw unemployment in Mesa County reach 10 percent this month isn’t going away anytime soon, an economics professor at Colorado State University said. “This is going to be a pretty slow recovery,” Martin ...

121310 Rebecca Spiess

Changes since undersheriff started in law enforcement

By Amy Hamilton

By the eighth grade, Rebecca Spiess had locked on to her career path. The oldest of six siblings, she announced to friends and family she would one day be an FBI agent. That dream was derailed after she penned a letter to the FBI informing the ...

Weed, greed & need:  The 2010 year in review

By Steve Beauregard

It’s that time when we look back on the past year — at our memories, the special moments, all of our achievements — and say, “Well that sucked.” So we won’t look back at 2010 too long, just at the important ...

121012 Liberty Palmer

Women prove they can excel at traditionally male occupations

By Amy Hamilton

It’s almost easier if Julie Allison doesn’t tell people what she does for a living. When they learn she’s a railroad conductor for Union Pacific, the questions start flying, fast and furious. “When people find out, ...

121710  Martelle Daniels

Hard work stands out, according to attorney

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The Mesa County District Attorney’s office had a secretarial staff full of women but just one other female attorney when Martelle Daniels began working there in 1983. It was a ratio she noticed but not something that bothered her. ...

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