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Hardened competitors celebrate mining heritage

By William Woody

OURAY — The mining of gold, silver, lead and copper transformed the small town of Ouray into one of the richest places on Earth a century ago. On Saturday, the town’s mining heritage was celebrated during the fourth annual ...

Suspect in infant’s death accused of stealing from needy

By Paul Shockley

A man who remains under investigation in the death of his infant son burglarized his own office at the Mesa County Workforce Center, stole hundreds of dollars in cash and vouchers intended for needy parents and stole a company van in June, ...

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Ridgway boy gets hero’s welcome home

By William Woody

RIDGWAY — Seven-year-old Maximus “Max” Schuetz is a firefighter, a cowboy, and just about any character that requires a cape. On Saturday, in front of friends and family, he was honored for his latest and greatest role: ...

Traffic Alert, Aug. 28, 2011

By Staff

The following road closure and maintenance project may impact traffic this week: Fruitvale sewer line replacement: Rood Avenue is closed between 14th and 17th streets Monday through Friday. Local traffic only. The road is open on weekends. ...

Montrose restaurants reopen

By Staff

MONTROSE — A pair of Montrose restaurants have reopened after the Colorado Department of Revenue closed them early last week. Damiano’s on Main, 1135 E. Main St., and Sushitini, 228 E. Main St., were forced to close Monday because ...


Buyers find treasures at auction of leftovers

By Melinda Mawdsley

A dirt lot seemed an unlikely place for Dylan Doudy to find happiness, but Saturday ended up being one of the best days ever for the Grand Junction youngster. On Saturday, Doudy got a new bicycle. Well, technically, the bicycle was not new. ...

Delta man suspected in 2 thefts at same store

By Melinda Mawdsley

A 27-year-old Delta man was issued a summons Wednesday on the suspicion that he stole from the same Grand Junction business he was suspected of stealing from the previous month, authorities said. Brandon Cook, 51728 Banner Road in Delta, was ...

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Officials host auction of surplus goods

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Unable to find their original owners, or simply to put an unused item to good use, Mesa County and the city of Grand Junction will host an auction today in the hopes of liquidating hundreds of surplus items. The annual auction is slated to ...

1 contested school board seat likely

By Paul Shockley

If the petitions pass scrutiny Monday, voters this fall will settle one contested race for the School District 51 Board of Education. With Friday’s deadline gone, incumbent board member Cindy Enos-Martinez and Redlands resident Ann ...

Mom gets 5 years for setting home on fire

By Paul Shockley

District Judge Valerie Robison on Friday handed down a five-year prison sentence for a woman who last year set fire to her apartment with her children inside. Kayla Settle, 22, of Clifton, could have received under a plea agreement with the ...

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