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Jail suspends immigration holds

By Staff

The Mesa County Jail is popping at the seams with so many local inmates that it can’t accept any more Immigration and Customs Enforcement holds. The ban on ICE holds is temporary until the jail population recedes, Mesa County Sheriff ...

Prosecutor drops felony charge in fatal crash

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Prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a felony charge against a Grand Junction man suspected of providing alcohol to an underage man involved in a drunken-driving accident that killed two people in February. Jason Carley, 24, now faces a single ...

Blotter: April 09, 2009

By Staff

Man accused of drug sales • Javin Michael Davis, 23, of New Castle, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of possession of ecstasy and distribution of ecstasy for allegedly delivering 100 ecstasy tables valued at more than $1,000 to ...

Rifle seeking funding for its infrastructure

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — City officials on Wednesday shared with U.S. Sen. Mark Udall their vision for a new energy economy in Rifle, while also seeking his help in finding money for infrastructure costs resulting from the traditional energy ...

Man faces charge of murder in baby’s death

By Amy Hamilton

A 20-year-old Delta man who was arrested on suspicion of killing his five-month-old daughter was formally charged Wednesday with first-degree murder. Daven Beck also is being charged with child abuse resulting in death and a misdemeanor ...

Senate looks for other budget cuts to spare higher ed

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Democrats and Republicans in the Colorado Senate have begun looking for ways to cut spending as they take their first look at the state budget, which includes a controversial proposal to offset cuts to higher education by taking the assets of ...

Payback or prison for GJ woman

By Amy Hamilton

With a job earning $8 an hour, it will take a Grand Junction woman decades to pay off the more than $600,000 she embezzled over a six-year period from a local engineering firm. Amber Butler, 35, was sentenced Wednesday to six years in ...

Collision sends pickup into pair on sidewalk

By Melinda Mawdsley

A Grand Junction man was charged Wednesday evening in an accident that led to another vehicle injuring a woman and her infant grandchild on a sidewalk, authorities said. David J. Russell, 20, was arrested on suspicion of careless driving ...

Pitts set to join council months after it booted him from planning commission

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Six months ago, Bill Pitts was kicked off the Grand Junction Planning Commission based on elected officials’ concerns that he had acted unethically. In a month, it appears he’ll join the group that gave him the boot. Pitts, a ...

Reports of sickness bring state action against Montrose dairy

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State health officials Tuesday ordered a Montrose dairy to stop distributing its raw milk after 11 Western Slope residents reported being infected with campylobacter in a little more than a week. The Colorado Department of Public Health and ...

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