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State Patrol pays for public-opinion survey

By Paul Shockley

A public-opinion survey commissioned by the Colorado State Patrol will be used to retool the agency, a State Patrol spokesperson said last week. “We’re interested in whether or not the Patrol is providing professional law ...

Post office looking for new home

By Staff

The U.S. Postal Service may have reported a net loss of $5.2 billion in the most recent quarter, but area post office facilities are poised to see a net gain in the amount of mail processed locally. Because of the additional mail headed here, ...

For The Record, Sept. 15, 2012

By Staff

BIRTHS Delta County Memorial Hospital James and Jodi Randel, Cedaredge, a son, Sept. 6. Myles Cumpston and Haley Hough, Paonia, a son, Sept. 7. Trevor and Sarah Cockrum, Delta, a daughter, Sept. 8. Gilberto Garcia and Maria Medina, Delta, ...


Palisade street looks to upgrade worn-out image

By Duffy Hayes

A number of property owners in Palisade’s Iowa Avenue neighborhood have had enough of the area’s long-standing poor reputation — and they are doing something about it. Susan and Jet Capps bought a rental property in January ...


Judge notes credibility issue, but nixes Wright-case retrial

By Paul Shockley

Credibility concerns surrounding former Fruita police officer Jared Wright will not force a new trial in an impaired-driving case handled by Wright, a Mesa County judge ruled Thursday. Mesa County Judge Craig Henderson, however, said a public ...


Tanker crashes, burns in Plateau Canyon

By Staff

A Colorado State Patrol trooper said speed was a suspected factor in the crash of a semi tanker hauling energy-industry production water, which caught fire and spurred brief concerns about possible contamination of Plateau Creek on ...


Man held 
in brutal 
assault on dog

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man was jailed on allegations he repeatedly beat and kicked his dog Thursday night in front of his home, while threatening to kill the neighbors who watched it all. Nathan David Bionaz, 31, 490 Harris Road, was being held ...

Garfield County deputy honored for saving infant

By Dennis Webb

The Garfield County Sheriff’s Department recently honored one of its deputies for saving a premature infant’s life earlier this year by using CPR. According to a news release, the April 12 incident involved a 22-day-old baby that ...


Playing music was ‘joy in life’ for Chuck Thomas

By Melinda Mawdsley

Dozens of sympathy cards were scattered throughout the Thomases’ Grand Junction home. Some cards were opened and placed atop the grand piano. Others sat untouched on the kitchen counter. More than one week has passed since longtime ...

95-mile oil pipeline will employ hundreds

By Dennis Webb

The Bureau of Land Management has approved construction of a 95-mile natural gas liquids pipeline that will help meet the long-term demands of regional energy producers and in the short term employ hundreds of construction ...

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