Western Colorado

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Drive-by shooting suspect arrested

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A Fruita man accused of trying to kill three other men in a drive-by shooting in downtown Grand Junction this week allegedly was attempting to collect a medical marijuana debt owed by one of the men, according to an arrest affidavit released ...

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Escapee, ex-fugitive back from Mexico

By Paul Shockley

A Clifton man who escaped from the Mesa County Jail two years ago is back home. Shane Edward Johnson, 42, whose jailbreak prompted internal investigations at the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department and a host of policy and design changes ...

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Mom overcomes pain, fear and guilt while battling an unseen enemy

By Rachel Sauer

The first thing to know about Angela Mariz is that she’s a true Southern woman. Thirteen years in the Grand Valley may have mellowed the Memphis in her vowels, but she still can communicate more with a strategically raised index finger ...

Group wants voters to kick out three judges

By Charles Ashby

Though he insists his efforts aren’t about politics, if Matthew Arnold had his way none of the judges appointed by Democratic governors would remain on the bench. The director of Clear the Bench Colorado is trying to persuade voters to ...

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Roice-Hurst eyes move to former Mesa County shelter

By Amy Hamilton

Cats at Roice-Hurst Humane Society may live another one of their nine lives in a nicer facility if officials there can scratch out a deal with the county. Instead of making costly and needed repairs to the aging shelter at 3320 D 1/2 Road, ...

Mesa State submits tuition plan

By Emily Shockley

Mesa State College submitted a plan today for keeping school affordable if tuition increases by more than 9 percent next fall. Five-year financial accountability plans are due today to the Colorado Commission on Higher Education for any ...


Outdoor music strikes wrong chord with Palisade residents

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Ten years ago, the loudest noise in Palisade often was emitted by 100-car coal trains barreling through downtown or trucks rumbling down Elberta Avenue as they exited Interstate 70 to drop off their cargo. But the expansion of the Palisade ...

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Tillie back home after cancer surgery, considers walking again ‘a miracle’

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Tillie Bishop, who had a cancerous section of bone removed from his left leg earlier this month, is home and walking his way to recuperation. Bishop, 77, returned to Grand Junction two weeks ago after surgery at Presbyterian-St. Luke’s ...

Tancredo challenges Maes to drop out of remaining debates

By Charles Ashby

Tom Tancredo, the Republican who turned to a third party to enter the race for governor, is calling on the GOP nominee, Dan Maes, to drop out of the remaining debates. On a Denver radio talk show earlier this month, Maes said that if there ...

10% of businesses late paying city tax

By Amy Hamilton

The city of Grand Junction this month reported that 469 businesses are delinquent in paying the city’s 2.75 percent tax rate, and there’s an unusual amount of businesses — 222 of the 469 — being delinquent for more than ...

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