Western Colorado

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Former Delta councilman accused of sexual assault

By Paul Shockley

A former Delta city councilman was arrested Monday on suspicion of multiple counts of sexual assault against a child. Roy Lynn Nelson, 40, was jailed on suspicion of seven counts of sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of ...


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Digs keep museum busy

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Vacationers who wanted to dig into the earth helped the Museum of Western Colorado through a relatively flat summer tourism season. The museum’s dinosaur-dig program saw its fourth-best year ever, Executive Director Mike Perry ...


City finds way to pay for new safety building

By Amy Hamilton

Just last week, mold in the wall of the Grand Junction Police Department at 625 Ute Ave. caught fire. It’s in the same area of the basement where the sewer smells waft up from the floor and gnats inhabit the women’s locker room. ...


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Oxygen-deprived toddler’s progress stuns parents

By Amy Hamilton

Thanks to an outpouring of community support, Johnmark Hurley can let go of the kid-sized wheelchair that had helped the spunky toddler get around. After heading to two ability camps made possible by community donations, the 3-year-old now ...


County to send refunds to businesses for personal property, equipment taxes

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Mesa County commissioners on Monday kept their vow to try to help local businesses, cutting taxes collected on business personal property and equipment by $500,000. The move will result in a refund of a portion of the taxes the county ...


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Bear Ranch road opened, but to nowhere

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The gate marking the entry onto the Bear Ranch above public land behind Paonia Reservoir no longer is locked, but anyone planning to drive it would do well to be well versed in driving in reverse. Gunnison County Sheriff Rick Murdie last week ...


Salazar, Tipton camps tussle over ‘Let’s roll’ comment

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U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., wants an explanation from his Republican challenger about invoking the rallying cry aboard United Flight 93 to begin the Club 20 debate on Saturday. Salazar, however, will be unable to confront Scott Tipton ...


Officials exhaust steps for getting back taxes

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Mesa County on Monday canceled more than $27,000 in unpaid personal property taxes owed by now-defunct local businesses. State law allows counties to forgo those taxes determined to be uncollectable after they are deemed delinquent. The taxes ...


Police: Infant’s death suspicious

By Paul Shockley

Montrose Police Chief Tom Chinn said the death of a 14-month-old girl Saturday is considered suspicious. The girl, Hailey L. Rocha, was pronounced dead at the emergency room of Montrose Memorial Hospital on Saturday night. Cause and manner of ...


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Crash sends truck into the Colorado; two men injured

By Melinda Mawdsley

Two men were injured and one vehicle ended up in the Colorado River after a two-vehicle accident Sunday morning on Interstate 70. Just after 8 a.m., Lynn Rich, 45, from White Rock, Utah, was driving a Chevrolet Silverado truck east between ...


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