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Crash sends 3 to hospital; driver walks from scene

By Staff

The driver of a Buick sedan that ran a stop sign and caused an accident at 14th and Main streets late Sunday afternoon took off on foot before police arrived, leaving his two passengers trapped in the wreckage, according to the Grand Junction ...


Family-in-need’s move-in date an anniversary of community effort

By Melinda Mawdsley

Every so often, grown men will work for Snickerdoodles. “And brownies,” Mary White added. On Sept. 5, Mary White and her 15-year-old daughter, McKenzie White, a quadriplegic, moved into their new Grand Junction home. Move-in day ...

Medical marijuana shops sprout in Grand Valley

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction is getting a little greener every day as medical marijuana dispensaries continue to pop up like weeds in the city’s retail landscape Local estimates indicate seven medical marijuana dispensaries operate in Grand Junction, ...

Law enforcement tries to stay one step ahead of dispensaries

By Amy Hamilton

The topic of medical marijuana has come to the forefront for law enforcement, Mesa County Sheriff Stan Hilkey said. The law becomes tricky when people who are on probation or parole and are barred from using drugs get medical marijuana cards. ...

Probe of former officer kept secret

By Paul Shockley

Grand Junction city officials said documents from a pair of internal investigations involving a former Grand Junction Police Department officer will remain under wraps. The decision appears to fly in the face of state law and represents a ...

District 51, county choose to self-insure

By Emily Shockley

When School District 51 officials got a note from their health insurance provider saying employee insurance premiums were going up $1 million the next year, then-Superintendent Tim Mills decided it was time to try something new. The ...

Firm deceived investors, new filing alleges

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Valley Investments and its owner committed securities fraud in their offers to investors, the Colorado Division of Securities said in a new court filing. In its continuing investigation, the securities division said it uncovered evidence that ...

Monument ponders more days free of vehicles

By Paul Shockley

Colorado National Monument Superintendent Joan Anzelmo said the park will consider hosting more vehicle-free days along Rim Rock Drive after receiving rave reviews about the closure of the roadway Saturday. “Certainly I want to hear ...

No injuries in home explosion after propane ignites Jacuzzi

By Paul Shockley

A propane leak and faulty equipment were blamed after a Jacuzzi exploded inside a Montrose home as a boy was trying to bathe, according to the Montrose Fire Department. Nobody was injured in the blast. Firefighters were called around 5:30 ...

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Motorcyclist injured in crash near mall

By Paul Shockley

A motorcyclist suffered head injuries and another man was cited after a traffic accident Saturday evening near Mesa Mall. Matthew Stiasny, 21, of Grand Junction, was ticketed on suspicion of making a right turn from the wrong lane after his ...

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