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Fork in the roadless: Will Colorado use federal or state-specific rules?

By Matthew Berger

About 12 miles east of Paonia, Minnesota Creek Road ends at Beaver Reservoir in the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest. A mile farther is the edge of the Sunset Roadless Area, one of many battlegrounds throughout western ...


Police: Doctors wouldn’t sign off on assault case

By Paul Shockley

Court records involving a woman who reported an assault indicate doctors at St. Mary’s Hospital refused to review the case because they didn’t want to be called to court. The reported refusal, outlined in a Grand Junction Police ...


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Barista champ shares knowledge at cuppings event

By Rachel Sauer

Anyone who’s ever gagged on a cup of day-old swill, the kind that could strip paint from a cargo container, knows that not all coffee is brewed equal. But beyond “this is bad” and “this is good,” coffee’s ...


Girl Scout ideals etch life lessons on generations

By Rachel Sauer

For most of her time in Girl Scouts, Ruth Trowbridge was the only member of her troop in tiny Granada, Colo. A lady in town who’d also been a Girl Scout offered to help her, but Trowbridge still earned all of her badges solo. But she ...


Gun-rights advocateto speak in GJ tonight

By Staff

Alan Gottlieb, a nationally known speaker on gun rights, will be in Grand Junction tonight delivering the keynote address at the Pro Second Amendment Committee’s 22nd annual banquet. Gottlieb is publisher of TheGunMag.com and The ...


Drilling proposed near Paonia Reservoir

By Dennis Webb

An energy company hopes to drill nearly 150 shale-gas and coal-bed natural gas wells north of Paonia Reservoir. SG Interests’ proposal reflects the relatively new but growing efforts by energy companies to produce oil and gas from shale ...


Candidate for Congress here today

By Staff

State Rep. Sal Pace, the Democratic challenger for the 3rd Congressional District, will be in Grand Junction and the North Fork Valley today. At 9 a.m. today, the Pueblo Democrat will address fellow party members at the Mesa County Democratic ...


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Selling Town Hall up to voters

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The town of Palisade hopes to sell the building and land that houses its current administrative offices, so employees can move into their new digs. Voters in the April 3 election are being asked to let the town sell the Town Hall building at ...


Man pleads guilty to stealing $130,000 from former lumber firm

By Amy Hamilton

A former Grand Junction man pleaded guilty in court Friday to stealing $130,000 from Harbert Lumber and its suppliers when he worked as a mechanic to maintain the company’s fleet in 2007. Robert Gary Leisten, 44, who now lives in ...


Shooter mistakes mohawk for fowl, runs afoul of the law

By Paul Shockley

Derrill Rockwell told police he grabbed his rifle, the .22-caliber he kept handy to kill rodents around the house, about 5 a.m. Oct. 5 and walked outside to confront it. The bird. Possibly, he told police, the same fowl he suspected of ...


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