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Beeson weighs recount, slim chances after vote count in 9th District DA race

By Dennis Webb

Republican incumbent Martin Beeson is considering whether to request a recount but acknowledges it’s unlikely to eliminate a 192-vote gap between him and Democratic challenger Sherry Caloia in the race for district attorney in the 9th ...

Paonia man faces February sentencing
 for killing wife

By Amy Hamilton

A Paonia man who was found guilty by a jury Tuesday in the slaying of his estranged wife faces between 16 and 42 years in prison. Sentencing for Nathan Yager, 39, is Feb. 15 in Delta County Court. Yager was found guilty of second-degree ...

Second phase done on Highway 6&50 project

By Staff

Construction crews have completed the second phase of the reconstruction of U.S. Highway 6&50 just in time for Black Friday. Crews put the finishing touches to a section of the highway from 24 3/4 Road to 25 Road on Wednesday, which ...

Educator dies, others injured in interstate accident

By Dennis Webb

A Roaring Fork Re-1 School District educator was killed and her standout-athlete son was seriously injured in an accident in Eagle County on Wednesday, acquaintances of the family say. Paula Marr died and her son, Vinny, was being treated in ...


Volunteers carve into holiday meal

By Stan Schrock

Jackie Crawford feels sympathy for those who struggle to find decent food, but that sympathy alone won’t feed the roughly 2,500 underprivileged people in Mesa County who don’t have the means to provide and enjoy a Thanksgiving meal ...


Few using Fruita’s curbside recycling

By Duffy Hayes

Fruita city officials and council members see a conundrum. The city’s regular trash pickup service includes curbside recycling, at no additional cost, yet only about half the customers take advantage of the environmentally friendly ...

Panel ends subsidies for rural phone firms

By Charles Ashby

A Colorado Public Utilities Commission decision Tuesday to phase out subsidizing telephone service providers in hard-to-reach areas of the state could lead to high bills for consumers, critics of the decision said. The three-member commission ...

White River oil, gas comment period extended by BLM

By Dennis Webb

The Bureau of Land Management has decided to go along with requests from the energy industry, environmentalists and local governments for more time to digest its new oil and gas proposal. The BLM’s White River Field Office, based in ...

Mesa County, Grand Junction city offices closed Thanksgiving, on Friday

By Staff

Mesa County administrative offices will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. The closure includes all clerk and recorder offices. Non-emergency functions of the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department will be closed both ...


Organization presents its annual warning about toys

By Amy Hamilton

A plastic Dora the Explorer backpack and a pink Dora plastic guitar. Small balls, balloons, magnets and children’s jewelry. A large set of plastic food. These brightly-colored toys and plenty of others may seem innocuous enough, but ...

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