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Concealed gun permits soar in Mesa County and state

By Paul Shockley

Karen hadn’t needed a handgun in 30 years. That was back when the Fruita bookkeeper, now 66, worked alongside prisoners, riding back and forth daily from various hospitals in California as a deputy of the Orange County Sheriff’s ...


Who authorized road signs in De Beque? No one seems to know

By Staff

No one is taking responsibility for ordering the placement of “end of county maintenance signs” around the town of De Beque. The signs, placed by Mesa County Road and Bridge Department, sprang up last month. In reaction to the ...


Briefs, Oct. 3, 2009

By Staff

Fall Fest fundraiser for Hospice today The Atrium will have its Fall Fest fundraiser for Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at 3260 N. 12th St. The event includes a variety of booths, food, ...


Pumpkin patch business ready to boom

By Emily Shockley

Ward Studt and Kim and Brett Constable go to great lengths to open Studt’s Pumpkin Patch on 22 Road near J Road for one month a year. During October, the trio will sell thousands of pumpkins on seven acres of land, offer a corn maze ...


Community pillar Letey dead at 91

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction man who poured his heart into community service and doted on his friends and family died Thursday. Al Letey was 91. Letey was a past president of the Grand Junction Kiwanis Club and a past state lieutenant governor for ...


Water a main concern in oil shale’s future

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — The highly concentrated levels of oil shale in northwest Colorado would help limit the amount of acreage disturbed if commercial development of the resource occurs, a speaker told the Garfield County Energy Advisory Board on ...


Slater Dan AG candidate 10-

Canon City Democrat challenges Suthers

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A Canon City Democrat said he wants to be an activist attorney general, pursuing polluters, insurance companies and “anyone who would do Colorado harm.” Dan Slater, 37, the first vice president of the Colorado Democratic Party, ...


WILLIAMS-ST MARYS 10-2

Williams Exploration donates $250,000 to St. Mary’s CareFlight

By Amy Hamilton

A $250,000 donation from Williams Exploration and Production will help fund St. Mary’s Hospital CareFlight program. The donation will go toward the cost of building a tarmac for the helicopter on top of the addition to the ...


District attorney: Old case against officer Coyne was unprovable

By Paul Shockley

District Attorney Pete Hautzinger defended his office’s decision not to pursue criminal charges last year against a police officer who was fired Thursday after being freshly accused of sexual assault. Hautzinger called the old matter ...


GARDNER Bill

Former chief defends department

By Paul Shockley

Former Grand Junction Police Chief Bill Gardner on Friday said the department remains a “model” Colorado law enforcement agency, despite the arrest over five weeks of two police officers who were hired under his ...


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