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Helmick monitored husband’s voice mail

By Paul Shockley

Miriam Helmick repeatedly accessed the voice mail of her husband’s cell phone in the months leading up to his killing, according to testimony in Helmick’s murder trial Wednesday. Although prosecutors sought to illustrate what they ...

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Man walks away from plane crash

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The pilot of a single-engine plane walked away from a crash after he tried to land his plane on a residential street near downtown Montrose Wednesday morning. A 911 caller reported that a small plane, piloted by Montrose ...

Suspect pleads guilty, sentenced in fatal beating of gas worker

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A man pleaded guilty Wednesday in the 2005 fatal beating of an oil and gas worker and received a three-year prison sentence. But the victim’s mother, Karen Brooks of Montrose, said Ronald Isaac’s real ...

Contractors clash over bidding on Main Street

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The cost and scope of the renovation of seven blocks of Main Street in downtown Grand Junction have been scrutinized and criticized since the project was unveiled seven months ago. Now, exactly who should perform the work is a matter of some ...

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Children try to help others far away

By Emily Shockley

Chipeta and Dos Rios elementary school students will affect the lives of their classmates and kids nearly 10,000 miles away with their next fundraiser. Students will sell six styles of bracelets made by South African women for $4 to $10 ...

Helmick calm during adversity, tapes show

By Amy Hamilton

A Whitewater woman on trial in the killing of her husband cried little and spoke softly during separate interviews with police after an attempt to blow up their car in Delta and two months later after her husband’s murder. Miriam ...

Gunpowder in HelmickĀ’s car, on shoes, agent testifies

By Paul Shockley

A Colorado Bureau of Investigation agent testified Tuesday that gunshot residue was found inside a car that Miriam Helmick had driven the morning her husband was killed, and that it was found on the shoes she wore that day. CBI agent Carol ...

Insanity plea mulled by Hilltop rapes suspect

By Paul Shockley

An attorney for a Grand Junction man accused of raping two disabled women says a plea of insanity is being considered. District Judge Valerie Robison on Tuesday set a deadline of Dec. 4 for public defenders to enter a plea of not guilty by ...

Sentence in girl’s death is 32 years

By Amy Hamilton

Nothing less than the maximum, 32 years in prison, would have pleased the father of a 3-year-old girl who died by child abuse. Jamie Baca said some sort of justice was served when the killer of his daughter, Miranda Baca, was handed that ...


Wastewater pit permit OK’d over objections

By Staff

The first phase of an evaporative-wastewater facility southeast of De Beque was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Mesa County Commission. It took the commission four hours to approve a conditional use permit for the 803-acre facility to be ...

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