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Election ballot deadline is Tuesday

By Emily Shockley

School board and term-limit questions dominate Tuesday’s general election in Mesa County. Referred measures 1A, 1B and 1C ask whether term limits should extend from two consecutive four-year periods to three for Mesa County’s ...

Heart attack killed driver, caused I-70 rollover

By Staff

A “previously undiagnosed medical condition” caused a California man to lose control of his truck Thursday night on Interstate 70 before it rolled into the center median, according to the Mesa County Coroner’s Office. R. ...

Police in Montrose seek missing man, 82

By Staff

Montrose authorities are looking for an 82-year-old man who disappeared after a neighbor saw him leave his home late on the night of Oct. 20. Police Chief Tom Chinn said investigators have no idea where Thomas Boylan Sr. might have gone and ...

Pomona Lock down 10-29-9

Gun report rattles school at end of day

By Paul Shockley

A report of a man possibly armed with a handgun near an elementary school sent the facility into a lockdown and delayed students returning home for a couple hours Thursday. A passerby near Pomona Elementary School, 588 25 1/2 Road, called ...

Threat suspect’s bond stays at $100K

By Amy Hamilton

Mesa County District Court Judge Valerie Robison on Thursday denied a bond reduction for an 18-year-old man accused of making threats against Palisade High School. Michelle Devlin, an attorney for Robert Dell Johnson, argued there was no ...

Briefs, Oct. 30, 2009

By Staff

Harvest Fest for children Saturday Mesa State College Future Business Leaders of America Phi Beta Lambda will host a Harvest Fest for children from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday in the new classroom building, 1400 Houston Ave. The event includes ...


Problem water pipe to be replaced in spring; more breaks expected

By Staff

A nearly 50-year-old water- line that broke twice earlier this week ruptured again in spectacular fashion Thursday, sending water, rocks and other debris gushing into the air above a Grand Junction neighborhood. It flooded at least one home ...

District 51 school board considers budget cuts

By Emily Shockley

District 51 School Board members spent more than two hours Thursday morning piecing together a list of potential budget reductions. The list, which may change before an adjusted budget is formally adopted before the end of the year, includes ...

Man dies in Interstate 70 crash

By Paul Shockley

A man died Thursday evening after his pickup rolled on Interstate 70 near Grand Junction, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The man, whose identity wasn’t immediately known, was the sole occupant of the truck, which careened out ...

Plea talks active in De Beque slaying

By Paul Shockley

Assistant District Attorney Rich Tuttle said plea negotiations are active but that an offer has yet to be extended to a Rifle man accused of beating another man to death with a sledgehammer handle. Kenneth Earl Wright, 44, formally waived ...

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