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
Police were still looking Thursday evening for at least two people allegedly … more
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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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State swim meet at CMU merited more coverage As your article in Saturday’s paper stated, … 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
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The Grand Junction girls lacrosse team led the way on the 2013 All-Mountain League team with six … more
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Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers on July 16 will lead off the 2013 Colorado Riverfront Concert … more
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THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — Armed officers and worried parents rushed to a Denver-area high school as students hunkered down in closets and classrooms Friday after a report of a gunman near campus on the last day of class before summer vacation, but the high anxiety faded after a police search turned up nothing.
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.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After their 2-year-old son died of untreated pneumonia in 2009, faith-healing advocates Herbert and Catherine Schaible promised a judge they would not let another sick child go without medical care.
WASHINGTON (AP) — No one answered the tax-help hotline at the IRS on Friday. And you could forget about getting advice on avoiding foreclosures at the 80 Housing and Urban Development field offices nationwide.
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Teachers and students at Plaza Towers Elementary School hunkered down against the storm just as they had been taught in countless tornado drills, their principal said Friday, recounting how she walked the halls until the twister was on the doorstep, then announced on the intercom, "It's here."
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — The trucker was hauling a load of drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span collapsed into the water behind him. Two vehicles fell into the icy Skagit River.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Haynes Johnson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who migrated from newspapers to television, books and teaching, died Friday. He was 81.