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More trash will add to cost in Palisade

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Palisade town residents likely will pay more to have their trash picked up beginning next month. Town trustees Tuesday night unanimously approved a new fee schedule that will result in people paying more than they have in the past if they ...


Gap found in health care law for children’s coverage

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The health care package adopted this week wouldn’t require an insurance company to cover young Alex Lange, even after the national publicity of late last year when he was denied coverage. Alex, then 4 months old, was rejected for health ...


Devil at work in son’s slaying, wife of suspect Grabe testifies

By Paul Shockley

Kneeling together in prayer in their nightly routine, Allen and Jaquette Grabe asked for their son’s continued health and relief from mounting bills, Jaquette Grabe testified Wednesday. Allen Grabe, 53, then kissed his wife, bid her ...


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Udall: Beetle bill delay jeopardizes communities

By Dennis Webb

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., said Wednesday that Republican use of an arcane Senate rule to block a hearing on his bark beetle bill jeopardizes the chances of providing timely help for communities threatened by the insect’s ...


Man suspected of sexually abusing girl

By Amy Hamilton

A Palisade man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of repeatedly sexually assaulting a girl with a developmental disability. Christopher Dewey Booker, 34, was in jail in lieu of a $150,000 bond Wednesday, and he faces the possibility of life in ...


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New DNA delays trial for suspect in slayings

By Paul Shockley

In a move spurred in part by new evidence, a judge Tuesday delayed the trial of a man accused of killing a Grand Junction mother and daughter in 1975. “By all means, yes,” 65-year-old Jerry Nemnich told District Judge Brian Flynn, ...


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Downtown hotel switches brands

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The Hawthorn Suites is no more. Temporary banners on the front and back of the 70-room hotel built in 2000 note it’s now the Main Street Suites, but that also is a temporary name. Ownership hasn’t changed. It’s still among ...


Officers cleared in fatal shooting

By Paul Shockley

A dying Brent Ingram was dragged by police or medical personnel to the doorway of a North Avenue motel room in an effort to provide easier access for emergency responders, according to a Mesa County forensic pathologist. “Until they ...


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Man charged in wife’s slaying

By Paul Shockley

Prosecutors on Tuesday filed charges of first-degree murder and misdemeanor child abuse against a Grand Junction man accused of stabbing his wife to death in front of the couple’s 2-year-old daughter. Octavio Vargas-Herrera, 24, was ...


Endangered species decision nears for wildflower

By Dennis Webb

A Colorado judge will decide whether a rare wildflower merits Endangered Species Act protection from energy development, livestock grazing, off-road vehicle use and other activities in northwestern Colorado and northeastern Utah. U.S. ...


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