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’13 Fruita budget 
includes $3.5M 
in capital projects

By Duffy Hayes

The budget proposed by the city of Fruita for 2013 includes a spate of new capital projects, totalling more than $3.5 million. If completed as planned, there should be marked improvements along one of the city’s busiest roadways and ...


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Pink pumpkins benefit cancer research

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Halloween revelers can carve for a cure this year with pink pumpkins. The Rocky Ford-based Pink Pumpkin Patch Foundation sold pink pumpkin seeds this year with the condition that growers return proceeds from sales of the specialty pumpkins to ...


Montrose Hospital decision upheld

By Staff

The Colorado Court of Appeals decided Thursday to uphold a district court ruling affirming Montrose Memorial Hospital’s ability to lease the public hospital to a private nonprofit. The hospital’s board of trustees voted two years ...


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Road machine rolls over student art in printmaking process

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The students stood in two parallel rows holding down layers of cloth with their body weight protecting their art, carefully stepping back before a heavy road roller came close to crushing their toes. “Here we go,” one student ...


Fake space rock peddler guilty on three counts

By Paul Shockley

A Mesa County jury late Thursday returned guilty verdicts against a Montrose man charged with selling fake meteorites, whose work has also drawn the attention of the Colorado Attorney General’s office. Steven Curry, 59, who argued he ...


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Science kits help D51 kids get hands-on

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A partnership between School District 51 and the John McConnell Math & Science Center of Western Colorado is helping local elementary students get in touch with science. Literally. The center will spend $47,000 to $48,000 this year ...


Victim: Husband innocent in stabbing

By Paul Shockley

A woman who was allegedly stabbed in the head by her husband Tuesday night told a judge and Mesa County’s top prosecutor that police arrested the wrong man, while claiming she knows the real attacker. “Jesus is not the one who ...


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No prison 
for teen
 who killed 
mom’s dog

By Paul Shockley

A Mesa County judge shunned a prison sentence in the case of a man who admitted torturing and killing his mother’s dog, saying prison would be the “least impactful” outcome in the high-profile case of Joseph Nelson. District ...


Man sentenced to 22 years in hatchet murder

By Paul Shockley

A man who killed another man with at least 48 blows from a hatchet during a fight at a Grand Junction river encampment was sentenced Wednesday to serve 22 years in prison. Daniel Scott Warner, 48, could have received anywhere from 16 to 26 ...


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Thunder Mountain parent pleads for crossing guard

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After months of pleading for a crossing guard near Thunder Mountain Elementary School, parent Joee Stephan was pleased to see a guard ushering student walkers across F 1/2 Road this fall west of the school at 30 1/2 Road. Down the street, ...


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