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Woman in Iraq war hoax arrested again

By Paul Shockley

A woman who concocted a tale about her husband being killed in combat in Iraq is accused of violating her probation. Sarah Kenney, 29, who pleaded guilty in 2005 to a felony count of criminal impersonation to gain a benefit, was advised ...

Accidental gunshot victim dies from wound

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction police have not identified a 40-year-old local woman who was shot and died from her injuries late Monday. The Mesa County Coroner’s Office was conducting an autopsy Tuesday to determine the cause and manner of the ...

Spill discovered at suspect well pad

By Staff

A spill of oil and gas contaminants has been discovered at a well pad that has been the focus of an investigation into pollution of spring water at a cabin northwest of Parachute. Chris Canfield, an environmental protection specialist in ...

Downtown work zone merchants gird for 6-month closure

By Emily Shockley

Business owners in the 100, 200 and 300 blocks of Main Street are offering customers extra incentives to navigate the construction outside during the next six months. Sidewalks are still open, but Main Street in front of the stores will be ...

Fruita woman charged with stealing animal that was tortured, killed

By Paul Shockley

A local woman is accused in the theft of a dog that was later tortured and killed on Colorado National Monument. Melissa Lockhart, 32, of Fruita, surrendered Saturday at Mesa County Jail on an arrest warrant issued in Delta on charges of ...

Mesa Developmental Services clients prepare for move

By Amy Hamilton

Travis Flowers has lived most of his life in the skilled nursing unit of Grand Junction’s Regional Center. With the closing of that unit because of state budget cuts, Flowers, and 23 others living there, will move into three new homes ...

Residents request Seventh Street code ruling

By Emily Shockley

A new proposal presented Monday to Grand Junction City Council members would require residents of the city’s Seventh Street Historical District to get approval from the council before changing how their property is used. City code ...

Arraignment postponed for suspect in fraud case

By Paul Shockley

Just over two weeks after his arrest, the former head of Valley Investments is still without an attorney. Philip Lochmiller, 61, was ordered Monday to return to court on Thursday, by which time he may have a court-appointed attorney willing ...

Man gets 24 years in double-fatal crash

By Paul Shockley

A Parachute man on Monday was sentenced to 24 years in prison for killing a mother and her infant daughter in a drunken-driving wreck. “I pray for forgiveness from the family,” Derrick Maxfield, 20, told District Judge Richard ...

Mesa County receives pair of GOCO grants worth $250,000

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Mesa County has received more than $250,000 in Great Outdoors Colorado grants that will help pay for the design of an additional section of the Colorado Riverfront Trail and improvements to the Mesa Community Center. County commissioners on ...

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