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Cops: Man possessed child porn

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A Grand Junction man has been arrested after a federal investigation allegedly uncovered several pictures and videos of child pornography on his home computer. Marcus Allen Checots, 23, 3137 Brownie Circle, No. 83, was taken into custody ...


Testimony: Neighbor didn’t hear any trooper saying ‘drop the gun’

By Paul Shockley

In the closest eyewitness account so far in the trial of a Colorado State Patrol trooper, a former neighbor of Jason Kemp’s told the jury Thursday that he watched two troopers knock, pound and finally kick at the front door of ...


Fire damages Bozarth shop

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Investigators spent most of the day Thursday attempting to determine the cause of an early morning fire that tore through the body shop of a Grand Junction automobile dealership. The blaze at Bozarth-Miller Chevrolet Buick, 2595 U.S. Highway ...

Colorado sets record for dryness

By Matthew Berger

This March was the driest March ever in Colorado, according to data released this week by the National Climatic Data Center. Colorado was the only state to set a record for the month, while Wyoming had its second-driest March, and 11 other ...

Aurora man’s video lottery bill may defy Constitution

By Charles Ashby

A bill to allow video lottery terminals in two locations in Colorado was designed solely for the benefit of the state’s only horse racing track, the head of that track said Thursday. As a result, it could be unconstitutional because it ...

Meeker bank robbery suspect arrested

By Dennis Webb

A man suspected of robbing a Meeker bank Thursday was arrested later in the day after a citizen reported a suspicious person going into the White River, Meeker police said. Meeker Police Department Lt. Phil Stubblefield arrested Jock Thacker ...

County urges precautions against hantavirus

By Staff

As residents take advantage of the warmer temperatures to get started on spring cleaning projects, the Mesa County Health Department would like them to take extra precautions to avoid hantavirus. Hantavirus infections may be closing in on ...


Story of canyon’s flume is a real cliffhanger

By Gretel Daugherty

Several hundred feet above the San Miguel River, a steady wind whipped red sand and dirt across the cactus-studded canyon rim with a sandstone overhang. As the wind made the sparse tufts of high-desert grass dance, project manager Ron Anthony ...


District 51 administration targeted for cuts

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Less than 10 percent of District 51 administration employees outside of schools fit the mold of what people usually imagine when they think of administration: a person managing other people, coordinating programs, and often filling out ...

Trooper after Kemp shooting: ‘I don’t want a gun’

By Paul Shockley

Minutes after fatally shooting Jason Kemp on July 20, 2010, a Colorado State Patrol trooper said he wanted nothing to do with guns, according to testimony this morning. “I don’t want a gun,” Ivan “Gene” Lawyer ...

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