Western Colorado

Page 1329 of 1975


Teen ‘danger to the community,’ judge says in refusing him bond

By Paul Shockley

A 16-year-old Clifton boy accused in the shooting death of his friend was ordered held without bond after a prosecutor Monday aired fresh allegations of drug use inside his home, while suggesting the boy is enamored with firearms and ...


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Breezeway remodeling begins in downtown GJ

By Emily Shockley

Construction begins this week on remodeling two Main Street breezeways. The breezeways, located on the south side of the 500 block of Main Street and on the north side of the 600 block of Main Street, will be under construction through Nov. ...


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Grand Junction City Council votes to ban pot dispensaries

By Amy Hamilton

Medical marijuana dispensary owners were correct to predict that Grand Junction City Council members would vote Monday night to shutter their shops. Council members voted 6-1 to close pot stores in the city limits by Jan. 1, 2011, with mayor ...


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Montrose man, 23, charged with murder in child-abuse death

By Paul Shockley

A Montrose man has been formally charged with first-degree murder and child abuse resulting in the death of his girlfriend’s infant daughter. The Seventh Judicial District Attorney’s Office filed formal charges Monday against ...


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Plan to squeeze oil from tar sand faces review

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A Canadian company’s plan to squeeze oil from tar sands in northeastern Utah has another hurdle to clear before it can begin production. Western Resource Advocates will get a hearing before a state agency in charge of permitting the ...


Senators seek cash to fight beetles

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Colorado’s senators say the bark beetle’s assault on the state’s high country amounts to a national emergency requiring $49 million in immediate spending. The emergency has begun, said a Winter Park resident who watched a ...


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Authorities seek brothers in assaults; 2 in hospital

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction Police officers were seeking two brothers in connection with the assault of a woman and the assault of two men with a pickup truck early Sunday. Two victims were taken to St. Mary’s Hospital with serious injuries, with ...


Country music star Murphey on slate for Knife and Fork Club

By Staff

The Bookcliff Knife and Fork Club will hear from a country-music legend, a former White House chef and a report on “The Mystery of Afghanistan” this season. Michael Martin Murphey will start the 2010–2011 season of the club ...


093010 Vintage West

Window dressing for high school memories

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

One downtown display window is being used for more than just window shopping — it’s providing a way for people to share memories of homecomings past. Vintage West, formerly known as the Blue River Trading Co. at 441 Main St., has ...


Achievement gap in Mesa County is narrowing for some, but still there

By Emily Shockley

From the time he started work in a restaurant at age 12, Mathew Zamora knew he had to graduate high school. His co-workers told similar stories of dropping out when drugs or alcohol or life got in the way. Grades were never much of a topic in ...


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