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Campground closed over bear concerns

By Dave Buchanan

After several close encounters between campers and black bears, the Bureau of Land Management has closed Mud Springs Campground on Pinyon Mesa until Sept. 2. Several campers reported seeing bears that showed little fear of people. Those bears ...

Info slips out on child-porn sting by GarCo sheriff

By Charles Ashby

The Garfield County Sheriff’s Department may have some troubles trying to nab anyone who may be distributing child pornography. That’s because the department launched an “undercover” operation late last month that it ...

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Ex-fugitive asks court to let him post bond

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The attorney for convicted murderer and Florida fugitive Frederick Barrett recently filed a motion seeking to allow his client to post bond. Barrett’s public defender filed a motion earlier this month, asking the court ...

For The Record, Aug. 20, 2011

By Staff

BIRTHS St. Mary’s Hospital Robert and Heather Courtney, Fruita, a daughter, May 25. Kodi Noel and Ariel Harper, Grand Junction, a daughter, July 21. Tyler and Larrie Nelson, Grand Junction, a daughter, July 28. Donnie and Tera ...

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GJ bomb squad blasts fallen tree clogging up river

By Paul Shockley

Glenna Coleman’s Thursday started with a bang. Around 10:30 a.m., a phone call with a recorded message targeting her home at 328 Mountain View, on Orchard Mesa, informed her that police were about to detonate a nearby bomb for a good ...

Trio nabbed after 5 years of gumshoe work

By William Woody

MONTROSE—Nearly five years of chasing leads led to three arrests last week in the 2006 shooting death of a man outside a bar in Montrose. Miguel Godinez-Marguez, 33, Gilberto Godinez, 33, and Luis Antonio Partida, 24, have been jailed ...

Local designer off ‘Project Runway’

By Melinda Mawdsley

Julie Tierney had fun, but her time on the fashion design stage is over. The local designer and Loki graphics design intern was eliminated in Thursday night’s episode of “Project Runway” on Lifetime TV. Before judge Heidi ...

Ex-bookkeeper suspected of theft

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A Montrose bookkeeper was arrested earlier this week on suspicion she stole more than $20,000 while employed at a bookkeeping service. Traci Younger, 38, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of theft and theft in a series. She ...

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Powderhorn owner aims to recapture skiers from other resorts

By Dave Buchanan

Longtime Colorado ski industry executive Andy Daly and his business partners, Tom, Ken and John Gart, on Aug. 4 purchased Powderhorn Ski Resort and 710 undeveloped acres immediately adjacent to the resort. Daly began his ski-industry career ...

Classrooms, library top list at Mesa

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A new classroom building and library renovations top Colorado Mesa University’s wish list for state capital funds for 2012–13. The fund has been stingy the last couple of years as the state endured revenue shortfalls. But Colorado ...

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