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Piper pilot
 was headed 
to Minnesota 
before crash

By Dennis Webb

A plane involved in a fatal plane crash that was discovered in Routt County on Aug. 25 had departed from the Glenwood Springs Municipal Airport and was headed to Minnesota, according to a preliminary National Transportation Safety Board ...

Libertarian not invited to debate

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado Libertarian Party isn’t happy that its candidate in House District 54 wasn’t invited to next weekend’s Club 20 debates. Though it’s the group’s policy not to invite candidates to its annual debates ...


He made museum come alive

By {screen_name}

Mike Perry, ringmaster of the velociraptor, tamer of the T. rex and impresario of the iguanadon, will retire from the Museum of Western Colorado at the end of the year, marking the end of a career so diverse that he oversaw bringing dinosaurs ...


Montrose sawmill owner sees future, 
hopes for Sept. 10 start

By {screen_name}

The sawmill in Montrose is under new ownership under a deal that takes the plant out of receivership and frees the new managers from burdensome contracts. The former Intermountain Resources mill on 6350 Road is now owned by Montrose Forest ...

Sheriff’s Department plans $2 million facility rehabilitation

By Duffy Hayes

It can get hectic sometimes in the detention and booking areas of the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department, so plans are moving forward for a $2 million rehabilitation of the facilities that transition folks between arrest and either the ...


National Guard helps build site for storm drainage, gains training

By Lory Pounder

Grand Junction Mayor Bill Pitts understands the power and the destruction rushing water from a quick storm over the Bookcliffs can cause residents along the Leach Creek Drainage Basin. Recalling his children’s treehouse that was knocked ...

Garfield County to consider rescinding oil shale stance

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County commissioners will consider Tuesday rescinding a controversial oil shale resolution that critics say originated from an illegal meeting in Utah. Commissioner Tom Jankovsky said Friday that the goal is to resolve concerns over ...

Delta Petroleum now reorganized after bankruptcy

By Dennis Webb

Delta Petroleum Corp. announced Friday that it has consummated its bankruptcy reorganization plan, changed its name and completed creation of a local joint venture with Laramie Energy II. The plan was confirmed by U.S. Bankruptcy Court on ...

Mentors help high school students

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After a successful pilot program last year, Riverside Educational Center has implemented a mentoring program this year for high school students. The program is based on the mentor model at Mesa County Partners, which provides training for the ...

Three arrested 
on drug charges 
by task force

By Staff

An investigation by the Western Colorado Drug Task Force led to a search warrant being executed on Wednesday at 830 Independent Ave., No. 15, in Grand Junction, according to an arrest affidavit. Prior to the warrant, a man implicated in the ...

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