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Art project gets $6,000 to help with installations

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The Legends Sculpture Project, which has installed two sculptures of well-known Grand Valley figures in downtown Grand Junction, has received a $6,000 donation toward its goal of installing five bronzes of significant contributors. The ...

Delta begins audit of police department to purge its old files

By Staff

The Delta Police Department is doing some house cleaning of sorts. The department has initiated a six-month project to audit its old records and purge outdated and unnecessary files. The department recently completed a similar audit of its ...

Report aims to shed light on oil shale debate

By Dennis Webb

When it comes to attempts to squeeze oil out of rock in places like northwestern Colorado, past results aren’t necessarily indicative of future performance, a new report says. “What Every Westerner Should Know About Oil ...

Investigation continues after man hit by vehicle

By Paul Shockley

An incident late Tuesday reportedly involving a woman who drove her car over a man near Fruita remains under investigation, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department said Wednesday. Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Heather Benjamin ...

Man accused of killing son has 2nd sanity check

By Paul Shockley

Mesa County District Judge Brian Flynn on Wednesday ordered accused killer Allen Grabe to undergo a second sanity evaluation with state doctors in Pueblo. Flynn signed off on a motion from the Mesa County District Attorney’s Office, ...

Expert says energy not at bottom

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The economic slowdown that hit the nation late last year and the Grand Valley this year will linger though 2009, frustrating hopes for a quick recovery, an energy-industry observer said. Data he collected in the last three weeks suggest ...

Artifacts heist suspects arrested

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By Nearly two dozen people from Utah and Colorado who formed a network that found, dug up and sold artifacts from some of the earliest of the Southwest’s human dwellers now face federal charges in connection with their ...

Bill would regulate oil, gas fracturing

By Dennis Hill

Two Colorado congressional members Tuesday teamed up in introducing legislation for federal regulation of the oil and gas industry practice of hydraulic fracturing. Democratic Reps. Diana DeGette and Jared Polis joined two Eastern lawmakers ...

Plea deal pursued for man accused of killing brother

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A judge Tuesday set a preliminary hearing in the case of a Rifle man accused of fatally shooting his brother. Ninth Judicial District Court Judge Gail Nichols set the hearing in the case of Heath Johnston, 20, for ...

Woman takes plea bargain in dealership fraud probe

By Paul Shockley

One of three people accused in a theft and bribery scheme involving a Grand Junction car dealership is expected to sign off on a plea agreement, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Mary Catherine Cross, 48, an insurance adjuster who lives in Arapahoe ...

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