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Christmas will be white, travel a fright

By Staff

If you’re pining for a white Christmas, you’ll get your wish. Making it to your destination in time for celebrations with family and friends, however, may be a bit trickier, depending on where you’re headed. A winter storm ...

Fruita cops: Teens pulled taffy caper 19 months ago

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It could have been a prank or an indication of young people with too much time on their hands. Teenagers allegedly broke into a concession stand at a Fruita park and made off with $28 worth of candy, eating some of it as they scampered off ...

Sex offender’s poor health keeps him out of jail

By Staff

Jesse Dale Baker, the 67-year-old Clifton man sentenced to probation this week after pleading no contest to misdemeanor charges of unlawful sexual contact, has multiple health problems and sentencing him to jail would have created additional ...

Trial set for man accused of shooting, killing brother

By Staff

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A judge on Tuesday set a three-week trial for April in the case of Heath Johnston, accused of shooting and killing his brother a year ago in Rifle. Judge Gail Nichols set the trial for April 12–30. Johnston, ...

Coal company agrees to fine over water-quality violations

By Staff

The owner of a Somerset coal mine has agreed to pay a $16,805 fine as part of a settlement with the state regarding violations of water pollution laws. The fine is part of a consent order executed between the Colorado Department of Public ...

Man pleads guilty to role in shooting

By Amy Hamilton

A man involved in a late-July shooting in Clifton pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to a felony count of being an accessory to a crime. Joshua Cole, 24, was with Michael Simpson, 24, when Simpson allegedly shot inside a Clifton home on July 28, ...

Teen struck by car, killed in Delta

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A 16-year-old girl was killed after she was struck by a car in Delta on Sunday night, Delta police announced Tuesday. Police said Ariel Davis and another person were walking in the area of 1714 H Road just before 10 p.m. Sunday when Davis was ...

Nonprofit reaches youth with texts

By Emily Shockley

Grand Junction nonprofit The Tree House wants to reach teens where they’re most likely to get the message — in their cell phone inboxes. The Tree House, 1505 Chipeta Ave., has launched a service that sends positive text messages ...

Lochmillers appear in court

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Charlotte Zangerle fumed as she left the federal courthouse Tuesday morning. “He smirked at me,” Zangerle said after the hearing for Philip Rand Lochmiller, 61, owner of failed Valley Investments. Lochmiller “looked at us ...

Valley Investments employee to surrender

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The Valley Investments employee named in the criminal case stemming from the company’s failure is to surrender Wednesday and appear before a judge that morning. Shawnee Carver, 33, has been free since the indictment naming her and two ...

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