• Hunters indicted in grisly death of motorcyclist

    A Montrose County grand jury last week returned multiple-count indictments against two hunters who allegedly caused the death of a motorcyclist last year near Crawford and then left the...

  • Delta cows, April 19, 2014

    Delta Sales Yard Inc.: Market report for April 17: Steers: 200 to 400 lbs: $2.25 to $2.65; 400 to 500 lbs., $2.00 to $2.50; 500 to 600 lbs., $2.00 to $2.50; 600 to 700 lbs., $1.80 to...

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    Cashier suspected of stealing $20,000

    A 19-year-old grocery store cashier confessed to embezzling at least $20,000 in a scheme involving coupons, according to a Grand Junction police arrest affidavit. Jennifer Clark, of Grand...

  • For The Record, April 19, 2014

    BIRTHS St. Mary’s Hospital Christopher Whittwer and Amber Armendarez, Grand Junction, a son, April 6. Tony and Kim Fuoco, Fruita, a son, April 7. Kevin and Janae Steward, Grand...

  • Death notices, April 20, 2014

    ■ Paul Burch, 67, Palisade, died April 16, 2014, at HopeWest Hospice. No services are planned. ■ Wilda Pearl Hurshman, 93, Grand Junction, died April 15, 2014. Services are...

  • Blotter, April 19, 2014

    Man burglarized, assaulted A 51-year-old Palisade man was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital with multiple injuries after people broke into his home early Friday, assaulted him and...

  • Peaches likely OK after hard freeze

    Two nights of below-freezing temperatures weren’t helpful for Palisade’s peach growers, but crop loss was likely held to a minimum, some growers report. Apricots and sweet...



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INTERNATIONAL
  • Captain of sunken South Korean ferry arrested

    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The captain of a sunken South Korean ferry was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need, as investigators looked into whether his evacuation order came too late to save lives. Two crew members were also arrested, a prosecutor said.

  • UN says 58 killed in attack on UN base in SSudan

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An attack on a U.N. peacekeeping base in South Sudan where some 5,000 members of an ethnic minority had sought shelter killed 58 people and injured about 100 others, a U.N. official said Friday.

  • Dutch man's case linked to Amanda Todd

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canadian police confirmed an arrest has been made in the Netherlands in the case of a Canadian teenager who was blackmailed into exposing herself in front of a webcam. The 15-year-old later committed suicide after detailing her harassment on a YouTube video watched by millions around the world.

  • AP Photos: Latam Catholics pay tribute to Christ

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Roman Catholics throughout Latin America and the Caribbean are paying tribute to Jesus Christ in Holy Week traditions that go back centuries and range from religious processions to self-flagellation.


UP TO THE MINUTE
  • Officials probe potential threat on Delta flight

    DENVER (AP) — Officials say a Delta Air Lines plane on a flight from Detroit to Denver reported an unspecified potential security threat and taxied to a remote area after landing safely at Denver International Airport.

  • NY judge upholds charges against financier's kin

    NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has declined to toss out federal fraud charges against the brother of a one-time billionaire hedge fund founder, though she noted that two charges have flaws that the government must fix.

  • Educator denies sex crimes in YouTube case

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A judge on Friday refused to dismiss sexual assault charges against an educator who was confronted with the allegations of abuse in a phone call by a former student who then posted the conversation on YouTube.

  • Sudden movement raises alarm in Wyoming slide area

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A slow-moving landslide in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson sped up significantly Friday, splitting a house in two, causing a huge uplift in a road and a Walgreens parking lot, and threatening to destroy several other unoccupied homes and businesses.

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POLITICS
  • From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.

  • A look inside the Clinton White House

    Glimpses into behind-the-scenes workings of President Bill Clinton's White House, as revealed in documents released Friday:

  • US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, by extending its review of the controversial project indefinitely.

  • DNC raises $10.3M in March, has $14M in debt

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic National Committee raised $10.3 million last month but still has more than $14 million in debt.

  • Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday aimed at blocking Iran's chosen ambassador to the United Nations because of his ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. But the president says he's only treating the legislation as guidance.

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