Western Colorado

Page 1689 of 2019

DA waiting to close case against late Grand Junction police officer

By Amy Hamilton

A court case is continuing for at least a few more weeks for a former Grand Junction police officer who apparently committed suicide days after he was arrested on rape accusations. Prosecutors told a judge Tuesday they need more time for ...

Minimum change: 4 cents won’t make much difference

By Emily Shockley

It will take more than 4 cents per hour to make much of a difference at Main Street Bagels in Grand Junction. Employees earn Colorado’s minimum wage of $7.28 an hour when they start at the bagel shop, but they get a raise within the ...

Men help rescue woman who didn’t know house was on fire

By {screen_name}

Mark Prettyman believes people are put in positions in life to help others. His chance came at about 10 a.m. Tuesday. And he and co-worker Greg Wentzel may have saved someone’s life in the process. The two men were out on their normal ...

Man gets 7 years in crash that killed friend

By Amy Hamilton

Despite all the good things said about him in court, a 21-year-old Fruita man was sentenced by a judge Tuesday to a year in jail and six years in community corrections for killing his best friend in a drunken-driving crash earlier this ...

Cost reduction still missing from health measure, Grand Junction expert says

By {screen_name}

The health-care overhaul bill approved Tuesday by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee falls short in one significant area, the one pitched as reducing health-care costs, a local observer said. “The things that really affect the delivery ...

150-million-year oldie but a goodie

By {screen_name}

The skin of giant plant-eaters who trod the earth 150 million years ago was bumpy, with little hexagon-shaped knobs of skin protruding slightly from the surface. One of those lumbering creatures, most likely an apatosaurus, left the imprint ...

‘Refuseniks’ honor former Grand Junction legislator

By {screen_name}

In the early 1980s, Colorado legislators sent a flurry of letters to Soviet leaders and three people who were captured trying to escape the country. The two legislators who orchestrated that effort — Sen. Tillie Bishop, a Grand Junction ...

Property, marijuana stolen from downtown pot dispensary

By Paul Shockley

An unspecified amount of property and marijuana were missing after a reported burglary at a downtown Grand Junction medical marijuana dispensary. The owners of Green Natural Solutions, 753 Rood Ave., reported a break-in after arriving at the ...

Sex-assault suspect arrested again

By Paul Shockley

A former Marine Corps sergeant was arrested Tuesday on sex assault allegations moments after he pleaded not guilty to identical charges involving the same alleged victim. Jonathan Douglas Roy, 24, of Lochbuie, was arrested by Mesa County ...

Four hundred sign petition for health study on drilling

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — More than 400 people have signed a petition calling for an independent health study before oil and gas drilling in the Battlement Mesa community is approved. Garfield County commissioners on Monday agreed to look into ...

Page 1689 of 2019


734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Subscribe to print edition
Advertiser Tearsheet

© 2015 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy