Western Colorado

Page 1697 of 1928


Shooting suspect in custody

By Paul Shockley

A man wanted on suspicion of attempted murder in the May 31 shooting at Chateau Apartments surrendered to police Tuesday. Robert Roy Rodriguez, 22, called authorities around 2:30 p.m., saying he wanted to turn himself in, and he was taken ...


Redlands neighborhood on alert after dog mauled

By Staff

Early Saturday morning, a Redlands couple let their little dog out into the back yard. It was the last time they saw their 4-year-old King Charles Cavalier Spaniel alive. The pregnant dog was plucked from over a 3-foot-high fence by a wild ...


Murder suspect once worked in printing industry

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Police revealed Tuesday they believe the man suspected in the 1975 stabbing deaths of a Grand Junction mother and daughter worked in the printing industry during his time here in town. Grand Junction police spokeswoman Kate Porras said ...


Suspect in boy’s killing is insane, doctor says

By Paul Shockley

A state mental health doctor has concluded that Allen Grabe was insane when he repeatedly shot his 13-year-old son last fall, killing the boy as he slept in his bed at the family’s Pear Park home, Chief Deputy District Attorney Dan ...


Magazine ranks GJ outdoors hot spot

By Dave Buchanan

We’re No. 77! We’re No. 77! At least that’s what Outdoors Life magazine says in its most recent survey of the Top 200 sporting towns in the United States. The list, which was released Tuesday, puts Grand Junction in the ...


Crews wage battle with invasive plant

By Staff

Every day the water flows past Watson Island, at the juncture of South Seventh Street and the Colorado River, feeding its thirsty vegetation. A cement path, stretching from the Butterfly Pavilion toward the rippling water, leads visitors to ...


Helicopter used to find missing man in Flat Tops

By Dennis Webb

A helicopter was used Saturday to rescue a man who had disappeared the day before in the Flat Tops Wilderness Area in northeast Garfield County. Thad Green Childs III, 33, of Copper Mountain was spotted about 5 p.m. Saturday after hiking in ...


Judge delays ex-cop’s trial in shooting

By Paul Shockley

A judge on Monday delayed the trial of a former police officer after a potentially critical letter turned up days before the start of the trial. Richard Bacher, 57, a longtime local law enforcement official who’s charged in an ...


Sales tax take by city in dive

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Grand Junction’s sales- and use-tax revenue continued its precipitous decline in May, plunging 14 percent compared to the same time last year as shoppers maintained a tight grip on their pocketbooks. The city collected $3.8 million in ...


Mesa State offers retirement payouts

By Emily Shockley

Tenured professors who have taught at least 15 years at Mesa State College have until Aug. 1 to express interest in an early retirement payout. The plan offers qualifying professors $1,000 for each year they’ve been with the college, ...


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