Western Colorado

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Horse problem: Abandonment up in rough times

By Amy Hamilton

Brand inspector Mike Walck won’t soon forget one of the worst cases of animal cruelty he has seen. In mid-November, between Rulison and Parachute, someone shot a horse in the head, leaving the gray gelding in his late teens or early 20s ...

Haiti shoe drive draws many donors

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A shoe store’s drive for shoes for earthquake victims in Haiti has brought out souls as it has gathered soles. “I can’t tell you how many people have come in here in tears” bearing shoes, sandals and any other variety ...

A bitter pill: Jahani patient struggles to find a new doctor

By Amy Hamilton

Angie Linville had a difficult time finding another doctor after federal authorities started looking into the practices of two local doctors. The 57-year-old Grand Junction woman lives with chronic pain after suffering brain injuries and ...

Engineering company departs Grand Junction for Iraq duty

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Twenty-one members of the 282nd Engineer Co. are bound for Texas, then Iraq, after leaving Grand Junction to cheers, tears and flag-waving Friday morning. Members of the unit gathered in 8-degree temperatures on Orchard Mesa at the Gunnison ...

Council talks fresh start with public safety issues

By Emily Shockley

After the November 2008 failure of two ballot measures that would have paid for construction of a new public safety facility and four fire stations, Grand Junction City Council members will spend the next few months asking city residents what, ...

Initiative launched against health overhaul

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The head of a free-market think tank wants Colorado to opt out of whatever health care measure Congress ends up approving. Jon Caldara, president of the Golden-based Independence Institute, filed language Friday for a proposed ...

Neighbors ask for details on group homes, their residents

By Amy Hamilton

A handful of residents who have voiced opposition to the construction of group homes in their neighborhoods lobbied their concerns during a meeting Thursday night. Residents in the neighborhood of the 2700 block of Olson Avenue were invited ...

Williams challenges GarCo authority on rock cuttings

By Staff

Williams Production RMT is challenging the legality of Garfield County requiring it to haul away drilling cuttings from natural gas well pads it operates within the Battlement Mesa housing development. The company believes the county ...

Fire damages historic downtown home

By Paul Shockley

A family of four was homeless Friday after a fire ripped through a historic, downtown Grand Junction home. Thick plumes of black smoke billowed around 8:30 a.m. from a two-story residence at 417 N. Seventh St., where 18 firefighters responded ...

Horse rescue ranch overwhelmed

By Amy Hamilton

Kathy Hamm is getting used to the phone calls, like one particularly urgent call last week that came from the neighbor of an elderly Grand Junction woman. The neighbor, horrified by the sight of the older woman’s three emaciated horses, ...

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