Western Colorado

Page 1509 of 1927


Fruita police building’s needs taking a back seat — for now

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Fruita Police Chief Mark Angelo is a patient man, both by choice and circumstance. He and his staff of 16 sworn officers are facing space, operational and security limitations in the Fruita police station at 101 W. McCune Ave., which was ...


County faults state in release of felon who killed mother

By Paul Shockley

A parole system that failed to respond when told about a man’s arrest in 2008 was partially to blame for the man being released from jail and free to gun down a pregnant woman, Mesa County authorities allege in recent court filings. In ...


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Canyon View Vineyard Church puts on weekly meal in Clifton

By Amy Hamilton

In the cold, drizzly rain just a couple hours before the Super Bowl kickoff, about 100 people gathered inside large tents at Kimwood Park in Clifton. Inside, warm steam rose from a chicken, cheese and noodle dish, and bowls of hot, hearty ...


Rifle gas wholesaler sees expanded business in compressed natural gas

By Dennis Webb

A Rifle gasoline wholesaler and retailer hopes to open a compressed-natural-gas fueling station this year in Parachute along western Colorado’s Interstate 70 corridor, where no such stations currently are open to the public. Kirk ...


Clifton lane turning to thoroughfare

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Five years ago, 33 Road in Clifton was a narrow, two-lane, country road lined mostly by farms and plagued by a history of car accidents. By the end of next year, a 1 1/2-mile stretch of the road will be a wider, safer, urban street, capable ...


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Cops: Man ran down alley to lose intruder

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction man was behind bars Sunday on allegations that he pushed in the door to an acquaintance’s home, attempted to force the man into his vehicle, threatened to assault him and chased the man down an alley when he attempted to ...


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Grand Junction grad now flying helicopter missions in Haiti

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It seems like something from a technology-driven adventure flick, but Lt. Sean Cavanagh’s experience maneuvering a helicopter between canyon walls was all too real. Cavanagh, a helicopter pilot assigned to the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier ...


3 booked in robbery, kidnapping

By Melinda Mawdsley

Three local men were arrested after a man reported being robbed and then kidnapped Friday evening in Clifton. The robbery victim was able to flee the men after they stopped at his residence in Fruitvale, the Mesa County Sheriff’s ...


GarCo wary of accepting pit liners at landfill

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County officials want to hear more from the oil and gas industry before spending millions of dollars so its landfill can accept well-pad pit liners. The county is looking at a price tag of nearly $2 million to build a landfill cell ...


Holy Family spellers dominate competition

By Melinda Mawdsley

Sam Cyphers isn’t a good foosball player, but that didn’t matter Saturday. All that mattered was Cyphers knew how to spell it. As the final participant left standing in the annual Mesa County Spelling Bee, Cyphers, 12, did not ...


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