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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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Down time for upscale housing

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Two years ago, downtown Grand Junction seemed primed to make the transition from part-time tourist attraction and local hangout to full-time neighborhood with upscale housing. Developer Shane Burton had completed his renovation of the Reed ...

Sharon Poling, Broadway Elementary, retired

‘I miss my kids.…’

By Debra Dobbins

“I loved my job, and I miss my kids,” retired teacher Sharon Poling said after being photographed Monday. As noted in the letter below, she was loved in return. On the final day of Teacher Appreciation Week, students express thanks ...

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GOP governor candidates square off

By Charles Ashby

Evergreen businessman Dan Maes and former U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis took a few shots at each other, but Democrats drew more of their fire Thursday during a debate sponsored by the Western Colorado Conservative Alliance. The two Republican ...


Grand Junction man to get honorary degree from university

By Staff

A Grand Junction man today is to receive an honorary degree in the sciences from the University of Colorado in Boulder. John “Arch” Archuleta attended CU on a wrestling scholarship and earned a degree in architectural engineering ...

Not a time to panic, local financial expert says

By Charles Ashby

The Dow Jones Industrial Average reacted strongly Thursday to what may have been a typographical error, at one point dropping as much as 998 points before bouncing back to close the day down 347 points. What made that huge drop unusual was it ...

Beavers likely dying from water-borne bacterium

By Dave Buchanan

Colorado wildlife officials are blaming water-borne tularemia for the deaths of several beavers in San Miguel and Gilpin counties. “Seeing two small outbreaks in different parts of the state at the same time is probably just a ...

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GJ council picks Coons as mayor

By Melinda Mawdsley

Teresa Coons and Bonnie Beckstein were elected unanimously to serve as Grand Junction mayor and mayor pro tem, respectively, during Wednesday’s Grand Junction City Council meeting. The City Council selects a mayor and mayor pro tem ...

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