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Marshals capture escaped killer

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A convicted murderer who escaped incarceration 32 years ago in Florida was arrested early Wednesday morning by federal officers at a cabin on the Uncompahgre Plateau in Montrose County. Frederick Mark Barrett, 60, was taken ...


Park status would help monument funding, tourism, speakers say

By The Daily Sentinel

The rules governing Colorado National Monument won’t change if the 20,000-acre unit of the National Park Service is upgraded to a national park, but it’s likely to be more favorably viewed by tourists and congressional ...


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1 dead, 1 injured in I-70 rollover

By Paul Shockley

One man died, and another suffered serious injuries Wednesday afternoon after a rollover accident on Interstate 70 in Grand Junction. Around 3:15 p.m., a westbound pickup drifted off the right side of the roadway along a curve, slammed into a ...


Company: Federal review no threat to uranium mill

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The U.S. Department of Energy will conduct an in-depth analysis of the environmental effects of uranium mining and milling in southwestern Colorado. The environmental impact statement will examine the effects of the Energy Department’s ...


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Grand Junction students sing in Austria for ‘Sound of Music’ documentary

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Ten Grand Junction High School students will appear on Austrian television this October as part of a documentary about global tourists’ fascination with “The Sound of Music.” The students were in Salzburg, Austria, as part ...


Pot-growing debris again found in Garfield County

By Dennis Webb

For a second time in about a month, Garfield County authorities found discarded debris associated with a marijuana-growing operation. The Garfield Sheriff’s Department said the new discovery was reported Tuesday on private property on ...


Want to avoid lines for license plates? Check out webcams

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Residents who want to renew their license plates in person but are intent on avoiding the long lines that occasionally plague the Mesa County motor vehicle offices can accomplish both by logging on. The county Clerk and Recorder’s ...


Palisade board picks Magill for vacancy

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The Palisade Town Board voted Tuesday night to appoint Robert Magill to fill the board vacancy created when Trustee Art Silver resigned last month. Trustees voted 5–0 to tap Magill, who was sworn in and participated in Tuesday’s ...


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Drivers go nowhere fast at DMV

By Charles Ashby

Now serving No. 13. “I’m number 36,” Grand Junction resident Paul Turner groused as he waited in line at the Division of Motor Vehicles office at 222 S. Sixth St. earlier this week. “And I’ve been here more than ...


Guv intends to appoint new faces to oil board

By Charles Ashby

Gov. John Hickenlooper appears poised to replace all but two people on the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. The Democratic governor, who is a former petroleum geologist, is nearly a month late in making appointments to the ...


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