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Bank Rob caught 6-13-9

Officers chase, nab suspect in bank heist

By Amy Hamilton

Alert shoppers and diners and quick-thinking bank tellers helped officers catch a robbery suspect Saturday in Clifton and recover the money. Steven Joseph Erichsen, 25, was arrested on suspicion he robbed the Wells Fargo Bank, 3231 Interstate ...


Investor’s trump card turning into a joker

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Fran Paiva played bridge with some of the world’s best and most famous players, and she knew a trump card when she saw one. Or at least she thought she did. Paiva, now 82 and living in an Alzheimer’s care facility in upstate New ...


Authorities investigate man’s death in river

By Staff

Authorities released few details Saturday night about a man who died in the Colorado River in the Black Rock area, about 16 miles west of the Loma boat ramp. Volunteer searchers with the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department pulled the ...


Western Colorado Congress on the brink

By Staff

The Western Colorado Congress is doing some soul searching. The WCC is reeling from financial cutbacks, has seen several changes in directors in the last couple years, is having its tactics questioned by many in the community, and in ...


Briefs: River District June 13, 2009

By Staff

The Colorado River District is hosting a meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation offices, 2764 Compass Drive, Suite 106, Grand Junction, to discuss a Wild and Scenic River Eligibility study completed by the Bureau of ...


Changes in guest worker program now suspended

By Emily Shockley

The future is uncertain for a guest-worker program that legally brings agricultural workers into the United States and onto Western Slope farms. New regulations for the H2A guest-worker program went into effect Jan. 17 but will be suspended ...


Woman brings daughter, 8,  along on drug deal, police say

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One of three women arrested Thursday on felony drug charges had her 8-year-old daughter with her while she attempted to complete a drug deal, police said. Richelle Lynn Porter, 29, of Naturita, Ashley Dawn Ware, 22, of Naturita, and Diana ...


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Man in federal probe promotes artifact business

By Paul Shockley

An Orchard Mesa man whose home was searched by federal agents maintains a Web page where he seeks to buy, sell or trade artifacts collected from across the region. “All relics are authentic unless otherwise stated,” reads the Web ...


Top cops will ask voters to lengthen terms

By Amy Hamilton

Mesa County’s elected law enforcement officials, which includes the sheriff, district attorney and coroner, will ask voters in the fall to increase term limits from two terms to three. Each term is four years. Voters repeatedly have ...


061309 1a body found

Girl’s body found in a bag near Glenwood

By Dennis Webb

A bucolic mountain valley orchard near Glenwood Springs was transformed into the scene of an intensive criminal investigation after the discovery of a body Friday. The body was found a few hundred yards up Canyon Creek Road, which heads north ...


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