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Local health care in national spotlight

By Amy Hamilton

Three decades ago, local doctors Edward L. Ellinwood, Gilbert Madison, Ward Studt and Charlie Wilson couldn’t have fathomed that the health care model they designed for Mesa County would today be in the national spotlight, sought by ...

Grass, weed pollen levels expected to jump in valley

By Staff

Keep those tissues handy —  Mesa County Health Department officials warn that grass and weed pollens are about to ripen and invade nasal cavities across the Grand Valley. “It is coming,” said Mike Brygger, air quality ...

Man gets 69 years for operating meth ring

By Amy Hamilton

A 50-year-old man who was the leader of a local methamphetamine ring was sentenced Wednesday to 69 years in prison. Steven Anthony Valles was convicted by a jury in February on eight drug-related charges, including conspiracy, distribution ...

Ex-congressman to speak on Colorado gas industry

By Dennis Webb

Gubernatorial candidate and former congressman Scott McInnis is scheduled to address a meeting of the National Association of Royalty Owners in Parachute on Saturday. State Rep. Kathleen Curry, D-Gunnison, also will speak at the Western ...

Man gets 15 months in wreck that killed 2

By Paul Shockley

A Clifton man was sentenced Wednesday to 15 months in prison for his role in a traffic accident that killed his daughter and his girlfriend nearly two years ago. “I have to live with this haunting on my conscious, and that’s the ...

Cops look for armed shooting suspect

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Grand Junction police obtained a warrant Thursday for a convicted felon believed to have shot another man multiple times outside the victim’s apartment last weekend. Robert Roy Rodriguez, 22, is wanted on suspicion of attempted ...

Business ideas from state slammed locally

By Emily Shockley

Local business operators panned training and resource collaboration suggestions made by the Governor’s Jobs Cabinet members Wednesday. Suggestions included getting business, government and commerce entities to speak more freely with one ...


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A man with residences in Colorado Springs and Grand Junction was found shot to death in a Colorado Springs park Monday, a day before he was scheduled to go to trial on charges he repeatedly sexually assaulted a teenage girl. Jon Hazard, 43, ...

Judge will rule on sex charges for ex-teacher

By Paul Shockley

A teenage girl at the center of sexual assault allegations against a former educator and police officer remained “very articulate” during two interviews in 2008, according to testimony on Wednesday. Mesa County Sheriff’s ...

Ritter to sign 3 bills today in Montrose

By Staff

Gov. Bill Ritter will sign three bills from the 2009 legislative session into law today in Montrose. One of the bills will allow fire protection district boards to increase or decrease fees for ambulance and search and rescue services. The ...

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