• Briefs, Oct. 23, 2014

    Children’s Harvest Fest Saturday at CMU Members of the Future Business Leaders of America club at Colorado Mesa University will host the fifth annual Children’s Harvest Fest...

  • Roan_plateau_A_(1)

    United front on Roan

    Gov. John Hickenlooper, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton and both of Colorado’s U.S. senators on Wednesday called in a joint letter for federal approval of a proposed settlement to the Roan...

  • 102314_County_mental_health_bill.1

    County seeks stipends for 
mental health legal expenses

    Mesa County officials plan to begin billing other counties for time its attorney’s office expends on mental health cases involving patients from outside counties, as total case...

  • FREE_will

    Woman arrested, 
three men sought
 in motel robbery

    A Grand Junction woman has been arrested and police are looking for three other people after they allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint as part of a prostitution scam at a local motel. Police...

  • Few residents taking advantage of same-day voter registration

    Nine Mesa County residents received ballots as of Wednesday under the state’s new same-day voter registration law, county elections officials said. Of the nine, two cast ballots...

  • Father of slain woman seeks to oust judge

    The father of Paige Birgfeld, whose 2007 death remains a mystery, is running political advertisements urging Mesa County residents to consider voting out Mesa County District Judge Thomas...

  • Blotter for 10-23-14

    Gas-leak evacuation A gas leak at a Grand Junction home Wednesday morning caused a temporary evacuation of several neighboring homes before Xcel Energy was able to shut off the gas,...


  • Asia stocks down on mixed China data, weak Wall St

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks fell Thursday after another slump in oil prices dragged Wall Street lower and China's manufacturing output grew at the slowest pace in five months.

  • Kenny G doesn't support Hong Kong protesters

    HONG KONG (AP) — Smooth jazz star Kenny G insisted Thursday he's not a foreign provocateur supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, after Beijing signaled its displeasure over his inharmonious visit and repeated concerns about meddling by external forces.

  • Rights group: Migrant workers abused in UAE homes

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Many Asian and African women working as domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates say their employers beat them with sticks or cables, punched and slapped them, and there's little they can do because they're excluded from the country's labor law protections, a rights group said Thursday.

  • Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms. Canada's prime minister called it the country's second terrorist attack in three days.

  • AP NewsBreak: Prisons agree to end race policy

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California officials agreed Wednesday to end a policy in which it segregated prison inmates after riots based on their race as a way to prevent further violence.

  • GOP Sen. Collins, Democrat Bellows debate in Maine

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins on Wednesday touted her willingness to work to bring both political parties together while Democratic challenger Shenna Bellows argued that sending her back to Washington could lead to a GOP majority in the Senate and even more partisan gridlock.

  • Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

    DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But the effort is being complicated by confusing information and a malfunctioning website.

  • AP NewsAlert

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — AP NewsBreak: California prisons to end policy that segregated inmates by race after riots.

Video: Editors Picks

  • NY governor hopefuls debate economy, leadership

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Republican challenger traded insults and clashed over the economy and corruption Wednesday while two third-party candidates worked to get traction in the only scheduled debate in the governor's race.

  • Man apprehended after jumping White House fence

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A 23-year-old Maryland man was in the custody Wednesday night after he climbed over the White House fence and was swiftly apprehended on the North Lawn by uniformed Secret Service agents and their dogs.

  • Senate Democrats return to Ky. race with TV ads

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats' official campaign arm and one of its largest outside allies on Wednesday reversed course in the Kentucky race and put campaign cash behind television ads for Alison Lundergan Grimes and her bid to oust Republican Mitch McConnell.

  • Texas' Davis says she would welcome Obama visit

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Wendy Davis said Wednesday she would welcome President Barack Obama campaigning for her in Texas after largely keeping distance from him throughout her underdog run for governor.

  • Senator blasts CIA for censoring 'torture' report

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Ron Wyden says the CIA is trying to blunt the impact of an upcoming Senate report examining the harsh treatment of al-Qaida detainees by insisting on censoring the pseudonyms used for agency officers mentioned in the document.

• Check out the Energy Focus special section!

• Check out the Behind the Biz special section!

Check out the latest Cold Case developements

Search More Jobs

734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Subscribe to print edition
Sign in to your account

© 2014 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy