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Wisconsin pair killed while fleeing cops were wanted on warrants

By Dennis Webb

A Wisconsin man and woman who died in a car accident when trying to flee from Colorado State Patrol troopers early Saturday morning had warrants out for their arrests. However, troopers didn’t know that before pursuing the pair near ...


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Man shot in GJ neighborhood

By Melinda Mawdsley

One man was hospitalized after a Sunday night shooting in a Grand Junction neighborhood, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. The victim, who was not identified, was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital by private vehicle ...


Clifton teen suspected of hitting 3 cars

By Melinda Mawdsley

An 18-year-old Clifton man was arrested late Saturday night on suspicion of vehicular eluding and criminal mischief after allegedly hitting three parked cars while trying to flee from authorities. Rene Tarin Vargas allegedly ran a stop sign ...


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Park visitors may notice some cutbacks as state, local entities cope with economy

By Staff

There’s nothing like the great outdoors, but as the economy struggles, Mother Nature may grow a little wilder. Amenities at parks such as trails, bathrooms and park staff are supported by taxpayer dollars. As those dollars become ...


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New valley ministry revs up, helps fallen motorcyclists

By Staff

Revving, winding and navigating the highways and byways of Mesa County is a joy to many motorcycle enthusiasts, until the rider meets the road. Riders who have accidents often have needs beyond what insurance covers. To help meet those needs ...


Cops shelve Street Crimes Unit, for now

By Paul Shockley

The Grand Junction Police Department temporarily has scrapped a small team of officers tasked with busting street-level drug dealing as the agency copes with the loss of personnel elsewhere. The department’s Street Crimes Unit — ...


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Class of 1939 plans summer reunion in Grandd Junction

By Melinda Mawdsley

Alice Else doesn’t think she or her classmates are special or extraordinary. Others might disagree. It has been 70 years since Else and 215 of her classmates graduated from Grand Junction High School. And plans are underway for a summer ...


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Grant will let Latimer House expand services to its clients

By Amy Hamilton

Victims of domestic violence will soon have one more tool to break free from abuse, thanks to a recent grant from Mesa County. Hilltop’s Latimer House, a safehouse for domestic violence victims, has received a $49,000 grant that will ...


Scope of new rules on federal land unclear

By Dennis Webb

When the state Legislature approved new oil and gas rules last week, a plan to implement them on private lands Wednesday became a sure thing. That’s anything but the case when it comes to the state’s plans to put the rules in ...


District may resort to four-day week

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School District 51 officials are looking at a range of changes intended to shore up the budget if the state cuts contributions to districts next school year. One of the possibilities is a four-day school week, district officials said. Before ...


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