Western Colorado

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Deputy county clerk one of eight to seek state elections post

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The chief deputy to Mesa County Clerk Janice Rich is one of eight applicants for the job of state elections director. Amy Storm applied for the post, which has been vacant since Holly Lowder left the job shortly before the 2008 ...

Community helps church clean up after vandalism

By Paul Shockley

It wasn’t the recognition Rev. Robert Babcox had in mind. In a unanimous vote on May 13, the 25 worshipers who attended evening services at Trinity Baptist Church, 2748 B 1/2 Road, agreed on a name change. When lawyers signed the ...


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Grand Junction police are investigating why a man climbed onto the roof of a Main Street bicycle shop early Wednesday morning and jumped off when officers tried to contact him. Police didn’t release any information about the man, who ...

Investor faced mortgage fine

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The owner of shuttered Valley Investments was fined $4,400 a year ago by the Colorado Division of Real Estate, according to agency records. Phil Lochmiller agreed to the fine for violating laws relating to mortgage brokering, according to the ...

Sotomayor gets local praise

By Paul Shockley

Mesa County legal circles Tuesday had positive reviews for the nation’s possible first Hispanic justice to the U.S. Supreme Court. This, as several local attorneys said they knew next to nothing about federal appeals court judge Sonia ...

Rafters drown in Colorado, Dolores rivers

By Paul Shockley

An Ohio man died Monday after his raft flipped in a treacherous section of Westwater Canyon in Utah. Dennis L. Young, 57, of Columbus, Ohio, drowned after a raft he shared with two others flipped near Skull Rapids around 3:30 p.m., the Grand ...

Daily Press cuts Mondays out of press run

By Amy Hamilton

In an effort to cut costs, the Montrose Daily Press will no longer print a Monday edition, starting next week, Publisher Stephen Woody said. The paper with a circulation of about 6,000 will still offer news content Mondays in an online ...

Accused teen vandals hit with 76 charges, including 50 felonies

By Paul Shockley

Prosecutors on Tuesday filed 76 charges, including 50 felonies, against two teenagers accused of a crime spree across Orchard Mesa this month. Michael Moore and Caleb Hovland, both 17, were charged formally in juvenile criminal complaints ...

Planning official broke no rules in airport testimony

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A Mesa County Planning Commission member broke no rules when he testified earlier this month before his superiors on the county commission against a proposal by Gateway Canyons Resort to expand its air tour operation. But all three county ...

Open house on Main Street remodel tonight

By Emily Shockley

The Downtown Development Authority will preview four potential new looks for Main Street during an open house tonight at the Whitman Building, 248 S. Fourth St. The public is encouraged to examine and comment on the four designs for a ...

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