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Offender runs afoul of officials’ correction policy

By Paul Shockley

Two ends of Mesa County’s justice system can’t see eye to eye about a son attending his father’s funeral. In the middle, 28-year-old Benjamin Casey Christ sits in jail. Ten days since it all started, Christ as of Thursday ...

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What’s going to the dogs? Owners focus on nutrition

By Amy Hamilton

You won’t find any Purina or Science Diet when 4-year-old Ginger, an Australian shepherd, digs into her dinner. Instead it’s chicken, lamb and elk or, lately, raw goat with a side of fruit and veggies. “She’s my baby, ...

Park status panel seeks comments on Colorado National Monument

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The committee studying whether to ask for an upgrade in status for Colorado National Monument to a national park is asking for public comment on the idea. “The interest level is very high,” said Warren Gore, co-chairman of the ...

Arrest made in Parachute area shooting

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Nathanael James Rice of Parachute was arrested Friday in connection with the death of a 30-year-old Battlement Mesa man. Rice, 26, of 187 Blackhawk Trail, was arrested and booked into the Garfield County Jail at about 4 p.m. Friday on ...


More hotel rooms help bring more customers downtown

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Two things happened in June that Grand Valley Books owner Margie Wilson believes helped bring more customers to her store at 350 Main St. First, the two-year construction project that renovated downtown Main Street was completed. Shortly ...

Palisade seeks to sell Town Hall

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Palisade residents will decide this spring not only who will fill five of the seven seats on the Town Board, but possibly where the offices of the board’s employee and his staff will be located in the future. The Palisade Town Board ...

Two local girls win at national stock show

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Two local 4-H Club members won big at their first national competition earlier this month. Thirteen-year-old Mariah Kollasch of Palisade and 10-year-old Brooke Hahn of the Redlands each won grand championship honors for poultry showmanship ...

North Fork crowd opposes gas drilling

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HOTCHKISS — Nearly 500 people filled the high school gym in Hotchkiss and urged the Bureau of Land Management to withdraw 22 parcels scheduled to go up for an oil and gas auction this summer. Drilling for natural gas on the 30,000 acres ...

Voters to decide essence of Carbondale

By Dennis Webb

A debate over Carbondale’s character and economic future will be settled Tuesday night when the votes are tallied in a referendum on the controversial Village at Crystal River commercial and residential development proposal. “For ...

Police Blotter, Jan. 29, 2012

By Staff

Fights reported at clubs Mesa County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to reports of fights early in the morning Jan. 20 at Cactus Canyon, 3210 Interstate 70 Business, Suite 18R, and the next morning at Infinity Night Club, 2993 ...

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