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Growers fight the freeze

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Faced with a second night of plunging temperatures, farmers in the east end of the Grand Valley expected to stay up for the second night in a row Friday, carefully watching fruit trees and preparing to do whatever possible to save blossoms ...


Killer’s motivation will remain a mystery

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The mystery shrouding the motive for an attack that left two Grand Junction residents dead and two others wounded will remain just that — a mystery. Grand Junction police Friday formally closed the investigation into the Oct. 11 ...


Jobless rate surges in Mesa County

By Carrie Marfitano

Unemployment rose more than a percentage point in Mesa County in February, according to numbers released Friday by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. Mesa County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate reached 6.7 percent, ...


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Hospital crane coming down

By Staff

The tallest structure in the valley is about to be laid low. Dismantling began Thursday morning on the orange crane that stretched high over St. Mary’s Hospital’s Century expansion and remodeling project for almost two years. But ...


Chemical mix causes mailbox to emit smoke

By Carrie Marfitano

A juice bottle filled with chemicals that caused the bottle to expand and smoke brought authorities to a mailbox on the Redlands Thursday. The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to a mailbox near the intersection of ...


Phish lures thousands to Red Rocks gigs

By Staff

Some people may think packing a lunch, a fold-up chair and extra layers of clothing, driving from Gunnison to Grand Junction and waiting for seven hours at Mesa Mall for tickets to this summer’s Phish concerts in Colorado is crazy. Of ...


Suspected drugs found in chicken coop

By Paul Shockley

Western Colorado Drug Task Force officers who raided a local home Wednesday dug up 29 ounces of suspected methamphetamine and cocaine buried in a backyard chicken coop. Alejandro Vergara-Rivera, 32, and Marco Gonzalez-Gomez, 36, were ordered ...


Firm plans 3,000th well in Piceance

By Dennis Webb

Williams Production RMT said Thursday it has begun the drilling process for its 3,000th natural gas well in western Colorado’s Piceance Basin. Williams, the leading producer in the basin, said the well is located near ...


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Red Cross honors Real Heroes

By Staff

When Tabytha Carroll’s attacker tried to abduct her May 13, she bit him on the nose. When Mike Blackburn, the emcee of the 2009 Real Heroes Breakfast on Thursday morning at Two Rivers Convention Center, called her name, the applause ...


Cyclists, house hunters can combine 2 activities this weekend in Palisade

By Carrie Marfitano

House hunters tired of driving around town have another option in Palisade this weekend. Leslie Randolph has put together the “Homes for Sale Bike Trail.” The event will take place in conjunction with the Palisade Spring Fest on ...


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