Western Colorado

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Suspect in shootings could face 5 counts of attempted murder

By Amy Hamilton

A Fruitvale man who allegedly shot and injured five people during a party early Sunday may be charged with five counts of attempted murder, according to Mesa County District Attorney Pete Hautzinger. Joshua Gregory Anton, 20, who lives at ...

Gas company gets permits for Battlement Mesa well pads

By Staff

Battlement Mesa natural gas operations dating back almost two decades now have the proper land-use permitting after Garfield County commissioners on Monday rectified an oversight by energy companies and the county. Commissioners voted 3-0 to ...

Grand Junction City Council delays transportation fee increase again

By Emily Shockley

Grand Junction City Council members will delay increasing a transportation impact fee for a second year. The city asks commercial and industrial developers to pay Transportation Capacity Payments to help pay for traffic impacts brought on by ...


‘Pro-Romanoff’ crowd greets candidate

By Staff

Andrew Romanoff isn’t Michael Bennet. While that may be why some Colorado Democrats are supporting the former House speaker as their party’s nominee for U.S. Senate, a handful in Grand Junction who came to see Romanoff speak here ...

Mesa County slices 8 percent from 2010 budget

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Mesa County will chop spending by more than 8 percent and eliminate 33 full-time positions next year, as the recession has eaten away at virtually all forms of county revenue. County commissioners on Monday unanimously adopted a $141.9 ...

Area births, through Dec. 5

By Staff

— Births St. Mary’s Hospital: Matt and Tasha Lopez, Fruita, a son and a daughter, Nov. 24. Jeff and Amanda Burke, Grand Junction, a son, Nov. 26. John and Liza Boetticher, Grand Junction, a daughter, Nov. 27. Judd Nelson and ...


Requests for assistance double in past year, some agencies say

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Vern Edwards and his family don’t live in a spacious three-bedroom home or boast a brimming savings account. But for the most part, they’ve managed to get along all right. The once-booming construction industry afforded Edwards ...


Standoff in Clifton against quadriplegic ends after 3 hours

By Emily Shockley

A quadriplegic man barricaded himself inside his Clifton apartment Sunday night, prompting multiple law enforcement agencies to break his front window and carry him out of the home. Derek Sheeley, 46, 486B Coronado Court, was placed in an ...

EPA begins review of air standards, amid oil, gas industry concern

By Staff

When it comes to how the Environmental Protection Agency regulates oil and gas industry air pollution, the agency “has been invigorated, to say the least,” environmental advocate Jeremy Nichols says. Change is in the air regarding ...

Suspect held in Fruitvale shootings

By Emily Shockley

Since she had her son, Makaylah Ross has had “mom ears” set to hear the slightest sound. But after a four-day trip to Breckenridge, she was too tired to hear the shots a few yards away at 2984 Krista St. that sent five people to ...

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