Western Colorado

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‘Let dust settle,’ says Penry of McInnis ‘error’

By Charles Ashby

GOP candidates in statewide races and legislative ones need to hunker down and redouble their efforts, Republicans around the state said Friday. From Grand Junction Sen. Josh Penry to former congressman Bob Schaffer to Colorado House leaders, ...

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Wanted parolee’s river float stopped by long arm of law

By Paul Shockley

A parolee with a long arrest history in Mesa County was arrested Thursday after running from officers during a traffic stop in Clifton and briefly hiding in a nearby home, authorities said. Oliver Anderson, 35, of Grand Junction, was arrested ...

Search on for sex assault suspect police call dangerous

By Dennis Webb

Eagle County Sheriff’s Department deputies are looking for a Gypsum sexual assault suspect they say is dangerous and possibly armed. The Sheriff’s Department said in a news release Thursday it was contacted about the incident at a ...

‘Bow out,’ some tell McInnis

By Charles Ashby

GOP gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis will remain in the race despite numerous calls for him to drop out, his campaign said Thursday. Campaign spokesman Sean Duffy said early Thursday the former congressman never left the campaign trail ...

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Peach growers’ mighty efforts finally bear fruit

By Daniel Humphries

A long stretch of chilly weather early in the growing season scared Grand Valley peach orchard owners this spring, but the fruit weathered the cold, and while it is being harvested later than normal, it will arrive in abundance. Many orchard ...

Fischer tells Denver TV station McInnis lied

By Charles Ashby

In an exclusive interview with Denver’s Channel 7 on Wednesday, Rolly Fischer told investigative reporter John Ferrugia that governor candidate Scott McInnis lied to him about why he hired him to do research on water issues. In the ...

GOP leaders mull options if candidate leaves governor’s race

By Charles Ashby

Colorado Republicans were like ducks on a pond Thursday. On the surface, party members seemed calm and poised, but underneath they were madly paddling as they tried to fathom what has happened to their chances of winning the governor’s ...

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Group protests loss of affordable housing

By Emily Shockley

Twenty studio apartments and a small house will soon be demolished to make way for a Mesa State College parking lot or storage unit at 1241 Elm Ave. Members of the local homeless advocacy group Housing First! No More Deaths! gathered outside ...

Death notices, July 16, 2010

By The AP

Fern Beryl Cook, 94, Grand Junction, died July 14, 2010, at Hospice Care Center. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Masonic Cemetery on Orchard Mesa. Survivors include one son, Hugh of Grand Junction; one daughter, Kay Jean Wright; ...

BLM director accepting input

By Staff

Bureau of Land Management Director Robert V. Abbey and U.S. Forest Service Chief Thomas Tidwell will head a listening tour today in Grand Junction about the management of public lands. The Department of Agriculture, Department of Interior, ...

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