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Fruita woman charged with stealing animal that was tortured, killed

By Paul Shockley

A local woman is accused in the theft of a dog that was later tortured and killed on Colorado National Monument. Melissa Lockhart, 32, of Fruita, surrendered Saturday at Mesa County Jail on an arrest warrant issued in Delta on charges of ...


Mesa Developmental Services clients prepare for move

By Amy Hamilton

Travis Flowers has lived most of his life in the skilled nursing unit of Grand Junction’s Regional Center. With the closing of that unit because of state budget cuts, Flowers, and 23 others living there, will move into three new homes ...


Residents request Seventh Street code ruling

By Emily Shockley

A new proposal presented Monday to Grand Junction City Council members would require residents of the city’s Seventh Street Historical District to get approval from the council before changing how their property is used. City code ...


Arraignment postponed for suspect in fraud case

By Paul Shockley

Just over two weeks after his arrest, the former head of Valley Investments is still without an attorney. Philip Lochmiller, 61, was ordered Monday to return to court on Thursday, by which time he may have a court-appointed attorney willing ...


Man gets 24 years in double-fatal crash

By Paul Shockley

A Parachute man on Monday was sentenced to 24 years in prison for killing a mother and her infant daughter in a drunken-driving wreck. “I pray for forgiveness from the family,” Derrick Maxfield, 20, told District Judge Richard ...


Mesa County receives pair of GOCO grants worth $250,000

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Mesa County has received more than $250,000 in Great Outdoors Colorado grants that will help pay for the design of an additional section of the Colorado Riverfront Trail and improvements to the Mesa Community Center. County commissioners on ...


Upgrades to Grand Junction alleys cause some ire on board

By Emily Shockley

Alley improvements have become a luxury the city can ill afford this year, according to two Grand Junction City Councilmen who voted against the city footing more than half the bill to re-pave an alley in central Grand Junction. The alley ...


Dads in jail advised to focus on their kids

By Amy Hamilton

Jason Reyes, 28, knows the importance of communicating with his 5-year-old son. He writes him stories and includes pictures in an ongoing saga. When they talk on the phone, Reyes asks his son open-ended questions about how he’s ...


Garfield eyes tighter traffic enforcement

By Staff

The new year ushered in a new approach to traffic enforcement in Garfield County, raising hopes of increased attention being given to energy-industry vehicles. Just how much those hopes will be fulfilled remains unclear. The Garfield County ...


Training facility behind schedule

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A plan for Mesa County and Mesa State College to jointly develop safety training facilities on 32 Road has stalled, as the college is slowly working its way through an environmental assessment of federal land it hopes to acquire. The delay ...


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