Western Colorado

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Coroner: Montrose County Jail inmate died of drug overdose

By Paul Shockley

A Montrose County work-release inmate died of a drug overdose in August while in the custody of authorities there. Andrew Gibson, 50, who was found dead in a low-security section of the Montrose County Jail, had excessive levels of ...

Groups ask BLM to suspend streamlined drilling reviews

By Dennis Webb

Fifteen conservation groups are asking the Bureau of Land Management to suspend use of a streamlined approach to regulating oil and gas drilling, pending an internal review of the practice. The groups’ request comes after the Government ...

School District 51 looks at budget cut of $775,000

By Emily Shockley

School District 51 will have to re-evaluate its budget and cut approximately $775,000 after its Sept. 25 enrollment count showed it has fewer students than last school year. Each school district in Colorado receives funding based on student ...

Bond raised to $1 million for sex assault fugitive

By Paul Shockley

District Judge Brian Flynn on Tuesday increased bond to $1 million for a Grand Junction man wanted in West Virginia on suspicion of 96 counts of sexual assault on a child. Howard J. Dotson, 60, indicated Tuesday through an attorney that he ...

City takes push for public safety buildings to residents

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Grand Junction city officials this winter will launch a “listening tour” of the community and assured residents they will listen their to concerns and ideas about the cost, funding, scope and location of new police and fire ...

Man faces 16 to 24 years in fatal 2007 wreck

By Paul Shockley

A man faces a maximum 24 years in prison for causing a November 2007 traffic accident that led to the death of a newborn girl, under the terms of a plea agreement. Logan Lage, 26, pleaded guilty Tuesday to child abuse resulting in the death ...

Accused ex-cop warned after 2003 accident with Florida department

By Paul Shockley

While working as a sheriff’s deputy in Florida in 2004, Glenn Coyne was given a verbal warning after causing a traffic accident while on the job. Coyne received “verbal counseling” from a superior about his driving following ...

October off to record cold start

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A series of fronts sweeping over the Western Slope has led to clearing skies, and that has dropped the thermometer to record lows on several occasions in the first week of October. The latest record was set Tuesday morning, when the ...

Meetings will gauge annexation sentiment

By Staff

Doug Nieman’s business has always been in Clifton. It just hasn’t always been a part of Clifton. For a week in the mid-1990s, said Nieman, owner of Clifton Lube Center, 3244 F Road, his shop was in a strip of land annexed by the ...

Fewer construction jobs, but students’ interest strong

By Emily Shockley

Local construction workers pondered their own futures Tuesday as they helped prepare the next generation of contractors. Four hundred eighth-graders from Orchard Mesa and Grand Mesa middle schools spent the day roaming among 38 booths spread ...

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