Western Colorado

Page 1606 of 1975

Lawyer: Prior convictions inadmissible

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An attorney for a convicted rapist accused of killing a Grand Junction mother and daughter in 1975 is seeking to prevent prosecutors from introducing evidence that could show the suspect has a history of committing violent crimes. Public ...

Motorcycle club lends a helping hand

By Allen Gemaehlich

Bill Ogan and Kevin Riddle were filling their motorcycles with gas when they met a young family in need and came up with an idea. Ogan and Riddle, members of the Christian Motorcycle Association’s Wheels of Faith Chapter 959, are ...

Former GJ hotel owner accused of slaying wife denied bond

By Paul Shockley

A former Grand Junction hotel owner accused of killing his wife in 1997 was denied bail by a United Kingdom judge Thursday after an attorney argued he might attempt suicide. According to a report published by the Kidderminster Shuttle ...

One day of Mesa County Fair cut

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Mesa County officials will lop one day off the annual summer fair next year, a nod to the lean local economy and the fact that the last day traditionally draws the fewest people. Fair organizers have eliminated Sunday from next year’s ...

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Ex-teacher loses his bid for new trial

By Paul Shockley

A photo montage that was allowed as evidence in the trial of a longtime Grand Junction High School administrator won’t force a new trial. District Judge Thomas Deister, in an order issued Nov. 17, denied a motion seeking a new trial by ...

Holiday air travelers pay dearly

By Amy Hamilton

If you took a flight home for Thanksgiving, it probably means one of two things: You love your family enough to fork over the extra fees for flying at this time of the year, or family members bought your ticket. The situation was the latter ...

Six Glenwood teens injured in rollover

By Dennis Webb

Three teenagers were listed in critical condition Wednesday at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction following a single-car accident just west of Rifle Tuesday. Altogether, six teens, all from Glenwood Springs, were injured. Colorado ...

Witness: Helmick claimed suicide try

By Paul Shockley

A business associate of Miriam Helmick’s testified Wednesday that Helmick claimed to be in a mental-health institution after a suicide attempt in late 2008. Helmick, whom authorities believe was living with her son in Jacksonville, ...

Grand Junction home sales rise, prices fall in October

By Emily Shockley

More homes were sold in Grand Junction in October than during any other month this year. The Grand Junction area saw 186 home sales in October, up from 155 in September. The renewal of the $8,000 first-time home buyer tax credit and the ...

Day care center in mall takes kids off parents’ hands

By Emily Shockley

Mesa Mall shoppers won’t have to go far to find someone to watch their kids as they peruse presents this holiday season. Covenant Child Care opened Nov. 17 in the Target wing of the mall. Parents can leave their children at the center ...

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