A Grand Junction firefighter muscles a hose into the yard where a large garage burned at 522 28 1/4 Road this morning. Bill Jones, the renter on the property, said he was burning elm seeds when he saw fire in the barn. Jones thought the fire potentially started from a “spark into oily rags.” No one was hurt, but the barn sustained major damage.
The case against a man facing charges in the 1994 rape and murder of Palisade resident Jacie Taylor will go forward, District Judge Richard Gurley ruled Thursday. In a preliminary hearing for 40-year-old Douglas Thames in Mesa County District Court, Gurley ruled that there was sufficient probable cause for investigators last year to question him and take DNA samples after new evidence exonerated the man who had already served 18 years in prison for the crime
The Century Project of St. Mary’s Hospital, punched into the sky three … more
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An Interstate 70 construction zone in Glenwood Canyon where two head-on … more
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More than 950 Students graduated from Colorado Mesa University Saturday.
Aaron Jenkins watched from the first row at First Church of Nazarene Thursday night as his alma mater, Grand Junction High School, performed in a choir concert for his benefit. Jenkins, who is now a sophomore at the University of Colorado at Boulder, lost both of his parents within seven months … more
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■ Mary Victoria Barela, 34, Grand Junction, died May 21, 2013, at Hospice Care Center. … more
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Grand Junction will continue to exclude a 0.75 percent sales tax, and the city’s less than … more
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I am so sick and tired of the repeated claim by the secretary of state, the attorney general and … more
The House strengthens fragile lives of teens In getting to know the program called The House, I … more
The announcement by St. Mary’s Hospital Thursday that it will soon embark on the next phase … more
Is Obama just a necessary figurehead? I’m finally becoming a believer. In view of … more
When Aug. 18 comes and Nathan Dunlap lives or dies on the say-so of Gov. John Hickenlooper, we … more
Connors State (Okla.) College’s baseball team hopes to represent more than its school and … more
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A rather troubling report came out of Toronto last week, with the NBA’s Raptors saying they … more
The Grand Junction girls lacrosse team led the way on the 2013 All-Mountain League team with six … more
Timeout guidelines: Fax information at least two weeks prior to registration deadline or event to … more
See you later, alligator. In a while, crocodile ... make that 112 million years later. … more
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DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche are rounding up the old crew to restore the downtrodden franchise.
DENVER (AP) — In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. asked a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.
DENVER (AP) — Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is challenging the part of the federal health care law that requires for-profit companies to offer employees health coverage that includes products the business owners find morally objectionable, such as certain types of contraception.
DENVER (AP) — Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper's decision to block the execution of convicted killer Nathan Dunlap for as long as he is governor infuriated victims' relatives and drew quick criticism from Republicans ahead of the 2014 election.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper indefinitely delayed the execution of convicted killer Nathan Dunlap on Wednesday and said he was unlikely to allow it as long as he is governor.
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — After living nearly 20 years in their one-story brick home, Sherry and Larry Wells finally won the lottery — for a state rebate on a home storm shelter, that is. A contractor finished installing the concrete bunker beneath the slab of their garage in early May. About three weeks later, the shelter saved their lives when a tornado that killed 24 people tore through their neighborhood.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — A truck hauling an oversized load of drilling equipment hit an overhead bridge girder on the major interstate between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the span into a river below as the driver watched the structure collapse in his rearview mirror.
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A once-prominent swimming coach who trained thousands of children was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday for sexually abusing one of the girls he instructed.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many states get hit frequently with tornadoes and other natural catastrophes, but Oklahoma is Disaster Central.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — After lengthy and wrenching debate, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to open their ranks to openly gay boys for the first time, but heated reactions from the left and right made clear that the BSA's controversies are far from over.