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Briefs: Local News March 28, 2009

By Staff

Speech team plans fundraiser • The Mesa State College Speech and Debate Team will have a dessert banquet fundraiser and raffle from 7:30 to 10 p.m. April 3 in the all-purpose room of the Grand Mesa Residence Hall, 1200 Houston ...

Video game ‘obsession’  haunted gunman, a loner

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The nearest thing to a clue left behind by Stefan Martin-Urban to explain his homicidal behavior on Oct. 11 was what Grand Junction police called his obsession with video games. The 22-year-old man who shot to death two people, wounded two ...

Man sentenced in Montrose woman’s death

By Staff

A man accused in the shooting death of a Montrose woman whose remains were found buried at a rock quarry has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Lionel Lopez pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of being an accessory to first-degree murder ...

Shaw Construction honored for helping community

By Carrie Marfitano

Shaw Construction received the White Ribbon Business Award from the Human Services Council of Mesa County at a breakfast during Colorado Nonprofit Week earlier this month. The award recognizes a business in Mesa County that gives to the ...

Government defends itself as it looks to settle suit

By Dennis Webb

The federal government has offered a detailed legal defense of its actions leading to oil and gas leasing on the Roan Plateau, even as it pursues settlement of a lawsuit challenging that leasing. The government filed a 62-page response to the ...

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OA: One Book Author signs books March 28, 2009

By Staff

The final chapter of this year’s One Book, One Mesa County communitywide reading program has ended. What the? Events surrounding the 2009 selection, “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close,” by Jonathan Safran Foer culminated ...

Blotter: March 28, 2009

By Staff

Warrants served on 26 • The Grand Junction Police Department and the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department served 26 municipal arrest warrants Thursday as part of a sweep. Police spokeswoman Kate Porras said residents arrested on ...

Blagg won’t appear at GJ hearing

By Paul Shockley

A judge this week rejected a bid to bring convicted murderer Michael Blagg back to Mesa County. In a written order issued Wednesday, Chief District Judge David Bottger denied a request filed by Mesa County prosecutors seeking Blagg’s ...

Growers fight the freeze

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Faced with a second night of plunging temperatures, farmers in the east end of the Grand Valley expected to stay up for the second night in a row Friday, carefully watching fruit trees and preparing to do whatever possible to save blossoms ...

Killer’s motivation will remain a mystery

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The mystery shrouding the motive for an attack that left two Grand Junction residents dead and two others wounded will remain just that — a mystery. Grand Junction police Friday formally closed the investigation into the Oct. 11 ...

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