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Man shot in chest, found in Junction home backyard

By Amy Hamilton

A man was taken to a local hospital and treated for a gunshot wound to the chest after being found in the backyard of a Grand Junction home early Saturday morning, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Police are not releasing ...

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Beetle-battered trees to be removed with help from federal stimulus grant

By Dave Buchanan

Seven Colorado state parks, including three on the Western Slope, will benefit from a $647,400 grant through funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The grant, provided by the Colorado State Forest Service, will employ crews ...

Crooks’ attorney may ask to move trial

By Paul Shockley

An attorney for a former Grand Junction Police Department officer may seek to move the officer’s domestic violence trial away from Mesa County because of pretrial attention. Martha Kent, a private attorney who represents former officer ...

Victim of motor home fire yet to be identified

By Dennis Webb

Authorities had yet to confirm Friday the identification of the person who died in a fire in a motor home near Glenwood Springs earlier this week. The victim’s body was found after firefighters knocked down the flames early Tuesday at ...

No agreement yet in Roan gas development

By Dennis Webb

A second court-ordered settlement conference aimed at resolving litigation over oil and gas development on the Roan Plateau near Rifle has failed to produce an agreement. Court documents indicate the conference focused partly on the idea of ...

Lawyer: Prior convictions inadmissible

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An attorney for a convicted rapist accused of killing a Grand Junction mother and daughter in 1975 is seeking to prevent prosecutors from introducing evidence that could show the suspect has a history of committing violent crimes. Public ...

Motorcycle club lends a helping hand

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Bill Ogan and Kevin Riddle were filling their motorcycles with gas when they met a young family in need and came up with an idea. Ogan and Riddle, members of the Christian Motorcycle Association’s Wheels of Faith Chapter 959, are ...

Former GJ hotel owner accused of slaying wife denied bond

By Paul Shockley

A former Grand Junction hotel owner accused of killing his wife in 1997 was denied bail by a United Kingdom judge Thursday after an attorney argued he might attempt suicide. According to a report published by the Kidderminster Shuttle ...

One day of Mesa County Fair cut

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Mesa County officials will lop one day off the annual summer fair next year, a nod to the lean local economy and the fact that the last day traditionally draws the fewest people. Fair organizers have eliminated Sunday from next year’s ...

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Ex-teacher loses his bid for new trial

By Paul Shockley

A photo montage that was allowed as evidence in the trial of a longtime Grand Junction High School administrator won’t force a new trial. District Judge Thomas Deister, in an order issued Nov. 17, denied a motion seeking a new trial by ...

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