Western Colorado

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Case stalls in slaying; plea deal possible

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Arraignment of a Rifle man accused of killing his brother in December was postponed for a fourth time Tuesday, amid signs a plea bargain might be considered. District Court Judge Gail Nichols agreed to postpone action ...

Determination led to arrest of slaying suspect

By Amy Hamilton

After countless hours of digging through nearly two-decades-old documents, traveling to Mexico to testify and reinterviewing witnesses, Mesa County officials received the news they wanted to hear. A former Mesa County man, Rafael Aguilar ...

Oil and gas group sues regulators over new energy rules

By Dennis Webb

The battle over Colorado’s new oil and gas rules will shift to the courtroom as a result of a lawsuit that labels them “the most costly and burdensome” regulations the industry faces in any state in the nation. The Colorado ...

For ex-Fuji customers, it’s call cops or be called

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Grand Junction police Tuesday said they have identifying information for “at least 1,000” local residents who were customers at a massage parlor that police allege was a prostitution business. And they had a blunt message for ...

Sole candidate Schultz gets nod as district’s next superintendent

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When School District 51 Superintendent Tim Mills leaves at the end of June, his assistant will step up to head the district. The board voted unanimously Tuesday to offer Steve Schultz the job of superintendent. A public interview with ...


Commission tosses case against repo man

By Staff

Bill Martin wasn’t the worst offender on Mesa County Code Enforcement’s list, but there he was on Tuesday, standing in front of the Mesa County Commission as No. 1 on the list. Martin had a ranking of 19 points, according to Code ...

Mayor Bruce Hill again 5-4

GJ council chooses Hill to be mayor

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Bruce Hill found himself back in a familiar seat Monday night — that of mayor of Grand Junction. Hill, who served as mayor in 2004 and 2005, was appointed again to the largely ceremonial position during the first meeting of the new City ...

Tim Mills farewell 5-4-9

Superintendent honors retirees, says farewell

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School District 51 on Monday bade farewell to 46 retirees and its superintendent of six years. Superintendent Tim Mills recognized the retirees at a reception and banquet at Two Rivers Convention Center, then was himself given a plaque ...


Decision on school superintendent could come by tonight

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The School District 51 board could decide as early as this evening whether to boost Assistant Superintendent Steve Schultz to the top job, or come up with another plan. Schultz, who has worked for District 51 since 1982, interviewed Monday ...

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‘Father Bill’ Foster, 83, longtime GJ priest, dies

By Paul Shockley

The Rev. “Father Bill” Foster had a keen eye for who showed up for sermons at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. “This one Sunday, a woman was walking out of church and (Foster) says, ‘Joy, nice to see you ...

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