Western Colorado

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Killing frost turns its wrath on grapes

By Dave Buchanan

That sound you heard late Thursday night and very early Friday morning was frost alarms going off across the valley. It’s been a familiar sound this spring, as seasonal freezes keep orchardists and grape growers awake until the wee ...

Cold snap leaves slim pickings for Colorado winemakers

By Dave Buchanan

The repeated freezes hitting the Grand Valley’s grape crop not only will affect local wineries, but also many winemakers around the state looking for Grand Valley grapes. “We harvested 476 tons of grapes last year, and this year ...

Census workers have success getting forms to rural homes

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Two census workers who stomped through Colorado’s March snows to deliver census forms in some of its least hospitable places said Colorado poses more problems for the counters than Coloradans. “Just about everybody has been real ...

Local briefs: May 8, 2010

By Staff

Bagel shop having Latimer House drive Main Street Bagels at Sixth and Main streets, will donate 10 percent of all purchases on Sunday, May 9, to Latimer House, a domestic violence and sexual assault safe-house in Mesa County. Sunday is also ...

Grand Junction cops probed in damage complaint

By Paul Shockley

Three Grand Junction police officers were placed on paid leave Friday as an investigation focuses on allegations they damaged property owned by transients at a series of camps. Grand Junction Police Department spokeswoman Kate Porras said the ...

County honored for work on historic cabin

By Paul Shockley

Mesa County will be recognized Monday for work restoring a historic cabin, which now is surrounded by the Long Family Memorial Park. The Grand Junction Historical Preservation Board will present Mesa County commissioners with an award ...

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Service Tuesday for surgeon Ted Sadler

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A memorial service for retired Brig. Gen. Theodore Roosevelt Sadler Jr., M.D., will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church. Ted Sadler, as he was best known, helped establish the cardiac-care program at St. Mary’s ...

GarCo judge put on leave

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County Judge Jason Jovanovich has been placed on leave. Jon Sarche, spokesman for the Colorado State Court Administrator’s Office, said in an e-mail that Jovanovich is on leave, but he couldn’t provide further ...


Slow restitution results in prison time

By Paul Shockley

A judge Wednesday ordered 12 years in prison for a woman who had been serving another sentence in connection with one of the largest embezzlement prosecutions ever seen in Mesa County. Amber K. Butler, 36, of Grand Junction, who pleaded ...

Garfield authorities end search for body

By Staff

Garfield County crews Thursday concluded a search mission after a second day of scouring the Colorado River following reports Wednesday of one or more people being seen in the river. Garfield County Search and Rescue and Sheriff’s ...

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