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Ruling may lead to new trial for sex offender

By Paul Shockley

A Mesa County sex offender convicted of assaulting a young girl in 2002 may be awarded a new trial over questions about whether his lawyer had a conflict of interest during trial. The Colorado Court of Appeals last week overturned a key ...

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Four adults, child escape house fire

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A fire early Sunday morning severely damaged a Grand Junction house and displaced five people. The blaze, which broke out at 6:10 a.m. at 2892 Kiowa Court, was discovered by an adult who noticed the noise and red glow of the fire. He alerted ...

Garfield County updating wildfire plan

By Dennis Webb

A county with a history of destructive and sometimes deadly wildfires has begun updating its plan for identifying and reducing the risk from such fires and improving the response to them. Garfield County Emergency Management is conducting an ...

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Fundraising for lifesaving devices

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Palisade High School received School District 51’s first automated external defibrillator on Nov. 15. If Grand Junction High School sophomore Robert Harrison achieves his goal, every traditional high school in the district will have a ...

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Suspect in slaying, robbery arrested

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A Grand Junction man wanted in connection to a shooting during an attempted robbery that left another man dead was arrested early Sunday morning. Joshua Eugene Ringold, 22, was taken into custody on suspicion of single counts of first-degree ...

Honor Flight hosting reunion on Dec. 7

By Staff

The Western Slope Honor Flight is hosting a reunion of all five Honor Flights and remembrance of the 70th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7 at Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St. The event starts with an 11 a.m. social hour and ...

Agencies shorten application forms for public benefits

By Staff

Two Colorado departments have streamlined their application processes to help residents qualify for more benefits. The Colorado departments of Human Services and Health Care Policy and Financing have reduced from 26 pages to eight the ...

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Murder warrant issued in shooting on Orchard Mesa

By Charles Ashby

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department is looking for 22-year-old Joshua Eugene Ringold, who is wanted in connection with a shooting Friday at an Orchard Mesa home. The department warns that Ringold should be considered armed and ...

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Man pulled from destructive fire at house

By Charles Ashby

A neighbor and a Grand Junction police officer rescued a man from a major fire late Saturday. The fire at 435 N. 26th St. caused serious damage to the home, Grand Junction Fire Department spokesman Mike Page said. The man, whose identity was ...

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Despite warnings, victims swindled on Internet, telephone and Craigslist

By Amy Hamilton

Picking through Craigslist puts an extraordinary amount of options at one’s fingertips: listings of items for sale, wanted goods and offers for any kind of trades imaginable. A section dedicated to Colorado’s Western Slope lists a ...

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