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4 trailer homes destroyed in fire

By Gabrielle Porter

A fire that leveled one trailer, destroyed three others and killed a dog Friday afternoon might have also robbed a Pear Park family of an irreplaceable possession: the ashes of an 11-year-old who was shot to death less than a year ago. April ...


GJ economics director steps down

By Joe Vaccarelli

Grand Junction’s loss will soon be Jefferson County’s gain. Grand Junction Economic Partnership Executive Director Kristi Pollard announced Friday she is leaving the organization and has accepted a job as the executive director ...

Burden is spread in PERA proposal

By Gary Harmon

The Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association will seek legislation that will suspend benefit increases for current retirees, increase costs for employers and boost contributions by future employees. “Everybody gets to ...

For The Record, Sept. 23, 2017

By Staff

BIRTHS Community Hospital Chris and Nicole Bergquist, Grand Junction, a daughter, Sept. 4. Albert J. Graveline and Laura M. Cronk, Grand Junction, a son, Sept. 5. Brian and Megan Ludlow, Grand Junction, a daughter, Sept. 7. Delta County ...

GJ airport sees drop in activity in August

By Gary Harmon

Hurricane Harvey seems to have had a hand in holding down passenger boardings at Grand Junction Regional Airport in late August, officials said. Boardings fell from 20,335 in August 2016, to 19,860 in August 2017, a slip that matches up with ...


Man tells cops he shot best friend

By Gabrielle Porter

Robert Pickford thought the Ruger handgun was unloaded when he picked it up, pointed it in his best friend’s direction and squeezed the trigger, he told police. He was wrong. The 24-year-old was attempting CPR on 26-year-old Micah ...


Suspect in fatal stabbing pleads not guilty

By Gabrielle Porter

A man accused of stabbing a 20-year-old to death in a Grand Junction trailer park last year has pleaded not guilty and will take his case before a jury. Terrence “TJ” Richardson, 21, has been charged with first-degree murder, ...


Serious charges could be filed in hit-and-run case

By Duffy Hayes

The 19-year-old Grand Junction man believed to have been behind the wheel of an SUV that struck and seriously injured a woman last weekend appeared before a judge Friday on misdemeanor charges, but prosecutors say more serious charges are ...

Shooting for web

GJ man killed in accidental shooting; nobody arrested

By Staff

A man died Thursday night after an accidental shooting at a home in the 2100 block of North 17th Circle, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Only one other person was in the home during the time of the shooting that was called ...


Glenwood Springs attorney is sole finalist for Water District

By Gary Harmon

A Glenwood Springs natural-resources attorney is the sole finalist to take over as chief of the Colorado Water Conservation District in 2018. Andrew A. Mueller served on the 15-member River District board representing Ouray County for eight ...

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