Western Colorado

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United Way charts course toward $1.1 million

By Emily Shockley

United Way of Mesa County launched its 50th annual fund-raising campaign Thursday with the goal of matching last year’s donations of $1.1 million. Thirty-six early donors, known as “pacesetters” of the campaign, already have ...


Hats off to Palisade High’s spirit week

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

It’ll be a dog fight — bulldog versus bulldog — Friday night during Palisade High School’s homecoming football game against Moffat County. Students have been rousing their school spirit by donning funny clothes and ...

Panel: U.S. should spend $700M more on its parks

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Spending on national parks should be increased by at least $700 million over the next seven years, an independent panel urged Congress on Thursday. “You could double that and still not have enough,” said Jack Neckels, a former ...

Conspiracy charges may be dismissed against Montrose teen

By Amy Hamilton

A Montrose boy who was 14 last year when he was charged with conspiracy in slashing a girl’s throat may have his charges dismissed. District Attorney Myrl Serra of the 7th Judicial District filed a motion Thursday to dismiss charges ...

Hazardous materials case ends in probation

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The co-owner of a Montrose mining company was sentenced Thursday to five years of probation and 135 days in jail for illegally storing hazardous waste on the company’s property, the Colorado Attorney General’s Office ...

Plea struck in 2006 murder in Montrose

By Paul Shockley

A man who faced trial in December in the 2006 death and burning of another man in Montrose has instead struck a plea agreement with prosecutors there. Jeremy Hodges, 28, pleaded guilty during an unscheduled hearing Sept. 2 to an amended count ...

Jury weighs verdict in Internet luring trial

By Paul Shockley

A Mesa County jury today will resume deliberations in the Internet luring trial of former Grand Junction High School Activities Director Johnnie Walker. Walker, 51, is charged with attempted Internet luring of a child and attempted child ...


Teen leaders join special commission

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Logan Robison has an interest in teenagers who come from troubled homes, the ones who struggle in school and run afoul of the law. That’s because his mother, Mesa County District Judge Valerie Robison, has the potential to deal with ...

Monument to close road for ‘Walk Through Time’ Saturday

By Staff

Don’t take the car for a drive Saturday on Rim Rock Drive. Instead, take the tennis shoes and enjoy a walk or a jog. Or take your bike there and ride. From 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Colorado National Monument is closing 14 miles of ...

Next stop for historic train depot: foreclosure

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Paul Brown turns the key and yanks on the handle of the weathered wooden door. It sticks and protests briefly before giving way, and Brown steps inside the Grand Junction Depot — and back into the city at the turn of the 20th ...

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