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14 jailed, 7 more sought in drugs, guns investigation

By Dennis Webb

A nine-month narcotics investigation in Carbondale and the surrounding area led to the arrests this week of 14 people, authorities say. The Two Rivers Drug Enforcement Team, or TRIDENT, said in a news release Friday that seven other suspects ...


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New road to be built near Whitewater area; price tag is $1 million

By Duffy Hayes

A road building project for the Whitewater area, with a price tag of more than $1 million, was approved by county commissioners at a recent meeting, and it promises to bring a new transportation connection to the landfill area northwest of ...


Trails group seeking directors for its board

By Duffy Hayes

The relatively new nonprofit trails advocacy group Grand Valley Trails Alliance is seeking professional people with a passion for trails to serve on the group’s board of directors. The group, which counts as its mission to support, ...


Montrose man arrested in FBI child porn sting

By Paul Shockley

The FBI on Wednesday arrested a Montrose man after analysis of a computer he used turned up 300 photos and videos of child pornography, according to a criminal complaint. David Anthony Roesener, 32, 66201 Landfill Road, is being held without ...


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Sign of the times: markers aid river trail hikers

By Dave Buchanan

As use of the Colorado Riverfront Trail has increased, so have the incidents where someone needs assistance from emergency responders. Whether it’s a medical emergency or simply someone who needs a little direction after getting ...


Snowstorm 
takes aim 
at W. Slope

By Mike Wiggins

A potent winter storm was expected to plow into western Colorado this morning, towing with it what was to be a hefty amount of snow for the high country and much-needed moisture for Grand Junction, which is nearing the end of one of the driest ...


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Sandy refugees 
purr into town, need new homes


By Amy Hamilton

There’s Jack, Cookie, Tiger and Whiz. In total, nine cats that were found abandoned, injured or disoriented after Hurricane Sandy slammed into the Eastern Seaboard last month recently have found their way to Grand Junction. The irony ...


Five D51 schools to accept awards

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The Colorado Department of Education will recognize five District 51 schools next week for students’ growth and achievement on Transitional Colorado Assessment Program tests. Gateway School, New Emerson School, Palisade High School and ...


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Montrose County 
names new manager

By Staff

The Montrose County Board of Commissioners chose a new county manager Wednesday. Roy “Rick” Eckert, who has managed county governments in Alaska, Alabama, Missouri and Georgia over the past two decades, will start his new job Jan. ...


Officials: Contagious norovirus active in county

By Mike Wiggins

Mesa County health officials said Wednesday they’re seeing an increase in gastrointestinal illness in the area and urge residents to take precautions to avoid getting sick. Norovirus is a highly contagious illness that is often ...


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