Western Colorado

Page 1557 of 1927


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Suspect refuses to attend trial

By Paul Shockley

A judge on Monday morning ordered Mesa County sheriff’s deputies to take a man from his jail cell to the courthouse — by force if necessary — after the man reportedly refused to attend his trial. Daniel John Lyons, 35, of ...


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Junction woman wants emblem replaced on Mount Garfield

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction resident Joan Raser reveres the American flag. So she was appalled when she saw a photo published recently in this newspaper of the wind-whipped remains of the Stars and Stripes atop Mount Garfield. “When I saw the flag, ...


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Necklaces made of paper beads sell locally

By Emily Shockley

More than 100 women in Uganda are feeding their families and sending their children to school because of a program started by two Fruita Monument High School graduates. Morgan Hansow, 27, and David Hansow, 28, created the nonprofit ...


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Orchard mesa couple can’t ignore the tugging in their hearts, plan to adopt

By Allen Gemaehlich

Dave and Kami Oldenkamp of Orchard Mesa thought about adopting for a long time, but they didn’t act on it until they saw photos of children in a Thailand orphanage a little more than a year ago. It was then the Oldenkamps, both 28, ...


Area births and marriages, through Nov. 20

By Staff

— Births St. Mary’s Hospital: Phil Hartman and Michelle Barkus, Grand Junction, a daughter, Nov. 6. Anthony and Megan Smedra, Parachute, a daughter, Nov. 7. Justin Martinez and Jessica Tabberes, Grand Junction and Moab, a ...


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West students collect blankets for troops

By Emily Shockley

West Middle School students want to collect 300 blankets for soldiers and local families before Dec. 14. The students are part of the Latino Education Achievement and Graduation program for Hispanic student enrichment. They have collected 45 ...


Civil suit complicates defense for Montrose doctor in federal probe

By Paul Shockley

A civil lawsuit against a Montrose doctor who also is the subject of a criminal investigation has ground to a halt as the doctor faces two stark legal choices, attorneys said in recent court filings. Dr. Sam Jahani can either assert his ...


Plan for an energy efficient holiday

By Emily Shockley

Saving money and the ozone and being environmentally friendly this holiday season can be tricky. Calculating how much fuel it took to get a Thanksgiving feast to your plate, checking how much energy Christmas light displays will suck up and ...


Farmers praise Salazar for cautious approach

By Dennis Webb

A group of farmers and ranchers is praising Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s cautious approach toward oil shale development. Sixty people signed a Rocky Mountain Farmers Union letter to the former U.S. senator from Colorado on the ...


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Pipelines push value of Rockies gas

By Dennis Webb

Jim Zadvorny remembers a time a little more than a year ago when it was difficult to basically even give away natural gas produced in the Rockies. “There were Rockies trades for 1 cent (per million British thermal units) one day in ...


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