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DUI suspect tried to run, affidavit says

By Paul Shockley

A suspected drunken driver in a traffic accident Wednesday tried to leave the scene in his damaged sport utility vehicle, which eventually broke down and stopped running, according to an arrest affidavit. Edward Wildrick, 45, then tried to ...


Court: Baby killed in wreck not a ‘person’

By Paul Shockley

A baby 8 1/2 months along in a mother’s womb isn’t a “person” under Colorado murder laws, according to the Colorado Court of Appeals. In a 26-page ruling released Thursday, a three-member panel of judges upheld a ...


Perhaps vinyl records thief came in through bathroom window?

By Paul Shockley

Nearly $35,000 in property, mostly vinyl records, was stolen during a home burglary in Delta last week. A 50-year-old man reported the missing items around 11:34 a.m. Friday, after he’d returned home from being out of town, Delta police ...


Airport seeks delay for those who need federal access badges

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Grand Junction Regional Airport will ask the federal government to ease up on people who have begun the process of getting access badges for the airport but won’t have them by the June 1 deadline. Airport Manager Rex Tippetts told about ...


Antero discusses GarCo drilling plans

By Dennis Webb

BATTLEMENT MESA — Around 400 people crowded a gym Wednesday night to hear Antero Resources lay out plans to begin drilling for natural gas later this year within Garfield County’s Battlement Mesa development. The Denver-based ...


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Cops: Alcohol a factor in Patterson crash

By Paul Shockley

Alcohol is a suspected factor in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon that hospitalized one child and left four other children injured. Edward Wildrick, 45, was arrested after the Ford Explorer he was driving hit a Dodge minivan with a ...


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Public gets sneak peek at design options for downtown

By Emily Shockley

It’s been 47 years since Main Street’s last makeover. Wednesday night, the Downtown Development Authority revealed four potential looks for the street’s next makeover. The project, tentatively scheduled for construction ...


Man killed when car he’s working on lurches forward, crushes him

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man died early Wednesday when a car he was working under suddenly lurched forward, authorities said. George Chapman, 44, died after being pinned to the ground, the Mesa County Coroner’s Office said. Chapman died of ...


Deputy county clerk one of eight to seek state elections post

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The chief deputy to Mesa County Clerk Janice Rich is one of eight applicants for the job of state elections director. Amy Storm applied for the post, which has been vacant since Holly Lowder left the job shortly before the 2008 ...


Community helps church clean up after vandalism

By Paul Shockley

It wasn’t the recognition Rev. Robert Babcox had in mind. In a unanimous vote on May 13, the 25 worshipers who attended evening services at Trinity Baptist Church, 2748 B 1/2 Road, agreed on a name change. When lawyers signed the ...


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