Western Colorado

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070310 FMHS Perfect ACT Sco

Fruita Monument student aces ACT, without trying

By Emily Shockley

Sean McKee wasn’t far into the ACT test before he realized he was going to do well. He finished the first of four sections of the test with 20 minutes to spare and felt confident he didn’t have to recheck his answers. The rest of ...


Instead of closing, mine proposes expansion

By Dennis Webb

A sister company of the owner of the McClane Canyon Mine is proposing to expand its operations as an alternative to being forced to close at the end of the year when it loses its only customer, the Cameo Power Plant. The Bureau of Land ...


Wiretaps used to topple meth ring

By Paul Shockley

Court records made public Friday show police listened in on 14 cell phones via wiretaps, placed Global Positioning Systems on vehicles, used hidden cameras to watch suspects’ homes and dug through residential trash during a 13-month ...


Downtown poetry pic

Downtown poetry

By William Woody

Over a dozen poets read verses of their rhymes to area residents during the Poetry in the Streets event on the corner of Fourth and Main streets Friday evening.  ...


Census workers plan to hit the streets for rechecks, follow-ups in resort towns

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Though the decennial head count is nearly complete, census enumerators will be in the field this weekend. The duties in western Colorado include making final follow-up checks as a quality-control measure and for follow-up in resort ...


Grand Junction, Fruita plan lots of bang for their buck at July 4 fireworks shows

By Emily Shockley

The city of Grand Junction hopes to offer the same amount of wow for 20 percent less at this year’s July 4 fireworks show at Lincoln Park. The city budgeted $25,000 for fireworks last year. The display’s 22-minute run time will ...


Man pleads not guilty in wife’s March stabbing death

By Paul Shockley

A man accused of stabbing his wife to death in front of the couple’s 2-year-old daughter pleaded not guilty Thursday. Octavio Vargas-Herrera, 24, of Grand Junction, is charged with first-degree murder, among other counts, in the March ...


Police blotter, July 2, 2010

By Staff

Possible cattle rustling A Collbran rancher is missing three calves. Benjamin Edward Nichols, who lives at 55759 Colorado Highway 330, reported to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department that he was moving his cattle to his summer range ...


070210 June weather

June weather typical: hot, very little rainfall

By Charles Ashby

Last month’s weather was pretty average for a June, as far as local temperature and precipitation go, a local meteorologist says. The only problem with the month’s weather, however, was all of its rain came on the same day, June ...


070210 8a jobs

Public hears of company’s possible move to Montrose

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Would an airplane-manufacturing business fly in Montrose? That’s what Montrose County officials asked its residents Thursday night during a public meeting that drew an overflow crowd to the Pioneer Room at the Montrose ...


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