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Suspect in boy’s killing is insane, doctor says

By Paul Shockley

A state mental health doctor has concluded that Allen Grabe was insane when he repeatedly shot his 13-year-old son last fall, killing the boy as he slept in his bed at the family’s Pear Park home, Chief Deputy District Attorney Dan ...


Magazine ranks GJ outdoors hot spot

By Dave Buchanan

We’re No. 77! We’re No. 77! At least that’s what Outdoors Life magazine says in its most recent survey of the Top 200 sporting towns in the United States. The list, which was released Tuesday, puts Grand Junction in the ...


Crews wage battle with invasive plant

By Staff

Every day the water flows past Watson Island, at the juncture of South Seventh Street and the Colorado River, feeding its thirsty vegetation. A cement path, stretching from the Butterfly Pavilion toward the rippling water, leads visitors to ...


Helicopter used to find missing man in Flat Tops

By Dennis Webb

A helicopter was used Saturday to rescue a man who had disappeared the day before in the Flat Tops Wilderness Area in northeast Garfield County. Thad Green Childs III, 33, of Copper Mountain was spotted about 5 p.m. Saturday after hiking in ...


Judge delays ex-cop’s trial in shooting

By Paul Shockley

A judge on Monday delayed the trial of a former police officer after a potentially critical letter turned up days before the start of the trial. Richard Bacher, 57, a longtime local law enforcement official who’s charged in an ...


Sales tax take by city in dive

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Grand Junction’s sales- and use-tax revenue continued its precipitous decline in May, plunging 14 percent compared to the same time last year as shoppers maintained a tight grip on their pocketbooks. The city collected $3.8 million in ...


Mesa State offers retirement payouts

By Emily Shockley

Tenured professors who have taught at least 15 years at Mesa State College have until Aug. 1 to express interest in an early retirement payout. The plan offers qualifying professors $1,000 for each year they’ve been with the college, ...


Consumers, get ready for switch to digital TV. This time, for real

By Emily Shockley

Digital to analog converter boxes are a hot item at Target this week because of the impending deadline to prepare for the digital transition. Starting Friday, TV channels broadcasting on an analog signal will convert to a digital signal, ...


Caprock2 Academy 6-4-9

Report: Student proficiency greater than at noncharter facilities

By Emily Shockley

Getting an A-plus was a piece of cake in public school. Heathryn Livingston, however, needed more of a challenge, so she enrolled in Caprock Academy two years ago and got the push she needed. She just finished fifth grade Thursday, but ...


Man rolls vehicle that he shouldn’t have been driving, GJ police say

By Melinda Mawdsley

A Grand Junction man injured in a rollover Saturday night was driving a vehicle he was prohibited from using because it did not have an ignition interlock system, Grand Junction police said. Edward Morris, 47, was taken by ambulance to St. ...


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