Western Colorado

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Panel approves $24 million for Roaring Fork rapid transit

By Staff

The U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved $24 million for Bus Rapid Transit improvements in the Roaring Fork Valley between Glenwood Springs and Aspen, U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., said Friday. The funding for the Roaring Fork ...

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American Idol audition

By William Woody

120 contestants from around the Grand Valley auditioned for American Idol Saturday afternoon July 24, 2010, at Ashley Furniture Homestore in Grand Junction.  ...

Ex-official receives probation in stalking

By Paul Shockley

A former longtime, senior-level Mesa County official told a judge Thursday he “made a mistake” when he stalked the wife of another county employee and placed a Global Positioning System on her vehicle while harassing her and her ...

Teen’s body found in river near Rifle

By Paul Shockley

Searchers in Garfield County on Friday recovered the body of an 18-year-old man believed to have been swept away in the Colorado River on Thursday. Javier Martin Morales-Reyes was pulled from the river around 1 p.m. near Rifle, the Garfield ...

Suspect in hit-and-run surrenders

By Staff

A man suspected of striking four people with his vehicle outside a Clifton nightclub during the early-morning hours Thursday surrendered to authorities Friday night at the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. Robert Philip Helwig, 25, was ...

Man voids complaint over finances in campaign

By Charles Ashby

A campaign finance complaint filed against House District 54 candidate Bob Hislop was dropped Friday. The Grand Junction man who filed the complaint, Kevin King, agreed to drop it after he was scheduled to be deposed by Hislop’s ...

Energy giant agrees to pay record fine

By Dennis Webb

Williams has agreed to pay a record $423,300 fine to resolve a state investigation into a spring-contamination case in which a De Beque man drank benzene-tainted water. However, the company continues to dispute the contention of Colorado Oil ...

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Aircraft builder to provide 200 jobs; average pay at $47,000

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By this time next year, customers of a German aircraft manufacturer could be learning to fly their new craft in the clear, blue skies above Montrose. Extra Aircraft LLC, based in Dusseldorf, Germany, will open a North American manufacturing ...

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Driver sought in fatal shooting

By Paul Shockley

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department asked for help Friday finding the driver of a vehicle who may have witnessed events during or after a fatal shooting involving a Colorado State Patrol trooper Tuesday night. The vehicle, a dark blue ...

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Talley’s, a mainstay on Main Street, to close

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Jerry Talley and his staff at Talley’s Restaurant are trying to keep their spirits sunny-side up after the sad announcement the restaurant will close next month. “When we run out of eggs and chicken fries, we’re going to ...

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