Western Colorado

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Shoelike pattern on body of woman who fell to her death in Rabbit Valley

By Amy Hamilton

An abrasion with a tread pattern that resembled a shoe worn by her husband was found on the body of a Clifton woman who fell to her death in Rabbit Valley in April, according to the Mesa County Coroner’s Office. Dannah Foster, 23, was ...

Telephone town hall planned for tonight

By Emily Shockley

Grand Junction City Council members and chiefs of the Grand Junction fire and police departments will sponsor a telephone town hall beginning at 7 tonight. The call will go out to all listed land line numbers in the city. Anyone who does not ...

Ex-manager of landfill back in court July 22

By Amy Hamilton

More time is needed to consider terms of a plea agreement for the former manager of the Mesa County landfill, according to records of a hearing Monday. Bob Edmiston, 53, is scheduled to return to court July 22. Edmiston is facing seven ...

County expands employee drug testing

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Mesa County will expand its random drug testing policy to include employees whose jobs require them to drive, a move administrators say is aimed at enhancing public safety on local roadways. Commissioners on Monday unanimously approved a ...

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Western Slope recovery lags despite gas uptick

By Charles Ashby

Although Colorado is showing a weak recovery from the recession, the Western Slope’s economic forecast is bleak, state economists told lawmakers Monday. The real estate and banking industries continue to drag the state’s economy ...

Waterline breaks on Patterson

By Emily Shockley

City of Grand Junction pipeline maintenance crews spent much of Monday afternoon and evening repairing a waterline break on Patterson Road. Water began filling the hole where crews were working to connect old and new waterlines around 1 p.m. ...

Toddler who nearly drowned now doing well

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The aunt of a 16-month-old boy who nearly drowned in a bucket of water at her Fruitvale home says the toddler is doing well and should recover fully. Tessa Miller said Monday that her nephew is in fair condition at Children’s Hospital ...

Latest poll shows Buck ahead of Norton

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Ken Buck’s campaign for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate got a boost from a poll that showed him well ahead of Jane Norton. A Denver Post/9News poll released Sunday showed Buck favored by 53 percent of likely Republican ...

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Ex-officers defend raid

By Paul Shockley

Three former Grand Junction police officers claim the use of knives to cut tents at a transient camp was consistent with their law enforcement training, while insisting May 3 wasn’t the first time local officers have used such tactics at ...

Rifle fire’s size unchanged; smoke mostly from Arizona

By Dennis Webb

A fire near Rifle stayed within its 170-acre perimeter Monday despite high winds. The large amount of smoke in western Colorado Monday came instead from fires in Flagstaff, Ariz., said David Boyd, a U.S. Bureau of Land Management spokesman, ...

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