Western Colorado

Page 1692 of 1927

Failed bond measure leaves land empty

By Emily Shockley

Failed ballot measures in November left School District 51 and the city of Grand Junction with lots of land and no money to put anything on it. The school district owns nine vacant lots, totaling about 188 acres across the Grand Valley, that ...

Denver man drowned while swimming

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A man who drowned in the Colorado River near the Colorado-Utah state line was identified Sunday as 43-year-old Jesse Lee Melvin of Denver. Rob Kurtzman, forensic pathologist with the Mesa County Coroner’s Office, said Melvin was ...

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Bounty hunter’s Mesa County visit to be aired

By Paul Shockley

Duane “Dog” Chapman’s strange venture into Mesa County justice is apparently ready for prime time. In the continuation of a three-part series on A&E Television’s “Dog the Bounty Hunter,” Chapman’s ...


Some firms’ customer base may get slimmer during time of recession

By Emily Shockley

Dog owners are always relieved to see Eddie and Holly Anthony arrive at their door with a scoop and a shovel. “Everybody is like, ‘Thank God, you’re here,’ because they don’t want to do it themselves,” ...

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New treatment for lung cancer shows promise

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Once a frightening monolith of a disease, lung cancer slowly is being recognized as not a single ailment, but several. With the finding that lung cancer isn’t a single disease, it also turns out some varieties are more treatable than ...

Body found in orchard dismembered

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A body found in an orchard west of Glenwood Springs was not a young girl but a woman who had been dismembered, authorities said Sunday. Garfield County sheriff’s spokeswoman Holly Hopple said the victim is a Caucasian woman who was ...

Potential injection well worries New Castle

By Dennis Webb

Antero Resources is looking into operating a produced- water-injection well outside New Castle, prompting concerns among town officials about possible impacts. Acting at the direction of the Town Council, council member Art Riddile raised the ...

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Suspected drunken driver sends five to local hospital

By Amy Hamilton

A suspected drunken driver who rolled his vehicle Saturday about a mile west of Loma may have been avoiding a DUI checkpoint. Seven people, including three children ages 1 to 3, were riding in a white Dodge sport utility vehicle when it ...

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Resorts try to drive locals with discounts near home

By Emily Shockley

Last year it was the staycation. This year it’s the cheapcation. Hotels in resort, mountain and tourist towns within driving distance of Grand Junction are offering discounts, free nights and golf and spa packages. Each town offers ...

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Officers chase, nab suspect in bank heist

By Amy Hamilton

Alert shoppers and diners and quick-thinking bank tellers helped officers catch a robbery suspect Saturday in Clifton and recover the money. Steven Joseph Erichsen, 25, was arrested on suspicion he robbed the Wells Fargo Bank, 3231 Interstate ...

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