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Doctors accused in deaths want hearings in Denver

By Paul Shockley

Two former western Colorado doctors accused in the deaths of four patients want a judge to move their next court appearances from Grand Junction to Denver, arguing it would be more convenient for them and their attorneys, according to motions ...

County wants to outsource more services

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Mesa County commissioners, particularly Janet Rowland and Craig Meis, occasionally speak of their desire to see the county run more like a business. The board now is seeing to it that the private sector has a greater chance to run some ...

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Tomato crop two weeks late, growers say

By Rachel Sauer

Usually, the color of August is red — brilliant, delicious red that hints at an explosion of juice and seeds soon to come. August is for tomatoes, the prize of any garden, the reward for months of weeding and coddling, the best part of ...

Campground closed over bear concerns

By Dave Buchanan

After several close encounters between campers and black bears, the Bureau of Land Management has closed Mud Springs Campground on Pinyon Mesa until Sept. 2. Several campers reported seeing bears that showed little fear of people. Those bears ...

Info slips out on child-porn sting by GarCo sheriff

By Charles Ashby

The Garfield County Sheriff’s Department may have some troubles trying to nab anyone who may be distributing child pornography. That’s because the department launched an “undercover” operation late last month that it ...

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Ex-fugitive asks court to let him post bond

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The attorney for convicted murderer and Florida fugitive Frederick Barrett recently filed a motion seeking to allow his client to post bond. Barrett’s public defender filed a motion earlier this month, asking the court ...

For The Record, Aug. 20, 2011

By Staff

BIRTHS St. Mary’s Hospital Robert and Heather Courtney, Fruita, a daughter, May 25. Kodi Noel and Ariel Harper, Grand Junction, a daughter, July 21. Tyler and Larrie Nelson, Grand Junction, a daughter, July 28. Donnie and Tera ...

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GJ bomb squad blasts fallen tree clogging up river

By Paul Shockley

Glenna Coleman’s Thursday started with a bang. Around 10:30 a.m., a phone call with a recorded message targeting her home at 328 Mountain View, on Orchard Mesa, informed her that police were about to detonate a nearby bomb for a good ...

Trio nabbed after 5 years of gumshoe work

By William Woody

MONTROSE—Nearly five years of chasing leads led to three arrests last week in the 2006 shooting death of a man outside a bar in Montrose. Miguel Godinez-Marguez, 33, Gilberto Godinez, 33, and Luis Antonio Partida, 24, have been jailed ...

Local designer off ‘Project Runway’

By Melinda Mawdsley

Julie Tierney had fun, but her time on the fashion design stage is over. The local designer and Loki graphics design intern was eliminated in Thursday night’s episode of “Project Runway” on Lifetime TV. Before judge Heidi ...

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