Western Colorado

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By Duffy Hayes

As a kid, Palisade Mayor Roger Granat would take his gun and go shooting on the Cameo property, just up-canyon from town. He was probably trespassing. He’d like to someday return to the scene of the crime, so to speak — and bring ...

Mesa County early-voting total leads 3rd Congressional District

By Staff

Republicans in Mesa County turned out strong in early voting, and Mesa County voters in general were more enthusiastic than their counterparts in Pueblo County, according to records released by the Mesa County Clerk and Recorder’s and ...


Gunman robs consignment shop on Main

By Rachel Sauer

Grand Junction police are looking for a man who robbed Consign Design, 234 Main St., on Saturday afternoon at gunpoint. At 2:35 p.m. Saturday, a black-haired man described as 30 to 40 years old, wearing a blue shirt, jeans and a backpack, ...


Careful cutting sends Colorado conifer on trip to Washington

By Dennis Webb

MEEKER—Dan Schwartz hadn’t given much thought to the 73-foot Engelmann spruce sitting near cabins at his Ripple Creek Lodge in the White River National Forest until it became a candidate for this year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas ...

$79,000 debt from Wright bankruptcy left unpaid

By Charles Ashby

Despite saying he intended to pay back what he owed creditors in his 2011 bankruptcy filing, Republican Jared Wright allowed his case to be finalized Wednesday without paying anything. The embattled candidate for House District 54, ...

For The Record, Nov. 3, 2012

By Staff

BIRTHS St. Mary’s Hospital Darby and Melissa Davis, Fruita, a daughter, Sept. 29. Tom and Christal Jones, Grand Junction, a daughter, Oct. 13. Christopher Horne and Elizabeth Clift, Grand Junction, a son, Oct. 18. Glenn Rolbiecki ...


Campaign flier for Wright links him to Romney

By Charles Ashby

Mitt Romney doesn’t like Jared Wright. That, at least, is what the campaign for the Republican candidate for House District 54 says in a flier that hit voters’ mailboxes earlier this week. “Like Mitt Romney, the liberal ...

Montrose church proud of growth, adds 2nd chapel

By Lory Pounder

After outgrowing their spiritual home for the fourth time since beginning in Montrose, members of The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints recently celebrated the opening of a second chapel and meeting house. “The buzz is the fact ...


Denver woman arranges Palisade wedding for breast cancer survivor

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Shades of pink often accompany the sunsets that shine over evening weddings at the Wine Country Inn in Palisade. For one bride, that color will shine for her as a reminder that she survived for this day. She fought breast cancer with ...

in McInnis 

By Paul Shockley

A woman convicted of starting a fire in the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area in March 2011 was sentenced earlier this week to jail time and ordered to pay restitution. Ami Lyn Thompson, 41, of Loma, admitted to starting two fires ...

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