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Clifton firm will improve utilities for safety center

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction City Council members voted Monday night on some preliminary steps to further the creation of a public safety center. One of those measures including voting on a contractor to complete utility improvements on the vacant lots on ...

Hotchkiss students hope to change bulbs

By Staff

Sixth-graders at Hotchkiss K–8 School want to raise $80,000 to replace the school’s fluorescent light bulbs with energy-efficient ones. Students began working on the project in November and plan to enter the idea Wednesday in the ...

Onlookers save boy from man in Clifton

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A homeless felon was in jail Sunday after authorities say he sexually assaulted and tried to kidnap a boy from a park behind a Clifton school. Three people saw the attack and intervened, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s ...

Lochmiller investors have waited long enough, prosecutors argue

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Some investors already have had to wait too long for the trial of Valley Investments owner Philip Rand Lochmiller, prosecutors said in court papers. Lochmiller is seeking a delay in his trial, which is scheduled to begin this month, saying ...

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Skiers add horsepower to their ride

By William Woody

SILVERTON — A horse starts to gallop, a slackened rope tightens, and a skier bursts from a standstill onto a city-street course, gliding within mere feet of the horse’s churning hind legs. “There’s nothing better. You ...

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Woman accused of ramming spree

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A Grand Junction woman was arrested early Saturday morning on allegations that she repeatedly rammed several vehicles parked in the parking lots of shopping centers along North Avenue, causing several thousands of dollars in damage. Grand ...


Faces and stories of homeless: a roof, and road back to dignity

By Amy Hamilton

A slide into homelessness happened quickly for Grand Junction couple Petra Ybarra and Jaime Foster. Foster had been making good money in the oil fields for years, but that disappeared with a slowdown in the demand for natural gas. Even ...


Formerly homeless man helps others turn lives around

By Amy Hamilton

Washing machines and dryers work nonstop, and people are settling in along the long rectangular table nearby to drink coffee and make a plan for the day. During the chaos of a normal day at the Grand Valley Catholic Outreach Day Center, one ...

CDOT’s mineral rights affirmed

By Dennis Webb

A Garfield County case is headed back for lower court review after the Colorado Supreme Court ruled the Colorado Department of Transportation wasn’t prohibited at the time from acquiring underlying mineral rights when it condemned land ...

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White knight and his lady celebrate another Valentine’s Day

By Rachel Sauer

The guy was being obnoxious and, worse, he had her cornered. She scanned the crowd for a lifeline and caught the eye of Len Brown. He barely knew her — his younger brother was dating her best friend — but he liked the looks of ...

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