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She’ll be standing down

By Gabrielle Porter

When Judy Macy was appointed chief of the Fruita Police Department, she never intended to stay long. And she didn’t. Macy, who has led the agency since 2014, is stepping down April 1 after 15 years with the department and just three as ...


Court rejects convict’s appeal for shorter term

By Gabrielle Porter

The Colorado Court of Appeals has rejected a request for a shortened sentence from a man convicted in 2006 of tying up a couple in Mesa County and robbing them at gunpoint. While Gary Thomas Clow originally pleaded not guilty to several ...


Man, 27, caught in national sting convicted at trial

By Gabrielle Porter

A 27-year-old man who was caught in a 2015 police sting after negotiating a price for sex with an undercover officer, who he believed was a 14-year-old girl, has been convicted of several felony charges by a Mesa County jury. Scott Meyers, ...

Leaseholder likes flexible oil shale rules

By Dennis Webb

A company that holds a federal oil shale lease in eastern Utah says it appreciates the royalty-rate flexibility in new lease rules released by the government last week. The Bureau of Land Management unveiled federal oil shale regulations on ...

This week in the Legislature, Jan. 16, 2017

By Staff

This is the first full week of the 2017 session of the Colorado Legislature. As such, there’s not much going on. Mostly, the week is dedicated primarily to various briefings and committee organizing. • Today: Legislature closed in ...


New FM radio station poised to hit airwaves in Junction

By Erin McIntyre

A new community radio station will be hitting the airwaves in Grand Junction, with a goal of providing another outlet for local engagement with media. The powering up of KWSI 100.3 FM has been in the works since 2013, the last time the ...

Police look at assault as possible hate crime

By Gabrielle Porter

Police are investigating a reported assault in the early hours of New Year’s Day as a possible hate crime, apparently because of disparaging comments the alleged assailant made about two victims’ sexuality. A police report, which ...

Man dies in Clifton motorcycle collision

By Staff

Motorcyclist dies in collision in Clifton A 56-year-old man died Saturday after the motorcycle he was riding collided with the back of a vehicle near the intersection of F 1/4 Road and Irwin Street in Clifton. The man, who was not wearing ...

Principal’s post-election email led to reassignment

By Erin McIntyre

The former principal of Wingate Elementary School said she left against her wishes and has been reassigned, contrary to an announcement from 
District 51 that she was leaving her post to pursue a passion for teaching and return to the ...


Little library full of big adventures

By Rachel Sauer

It’s a difficult thing to describe if you’ve never felt it, that sense of submerging between the covers and into a different world — walking new roads, seeing unfamiliar horizons, meeting characters who could become lifelong ...

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