Western Colorado

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Drivers rescued from vehicles after collision

By Staff

Two men were taken by ambulance to a hospital late Saturday night after a sport utility vehicle and small pickup collided at 32 1/2 and E roads. The driver of the SUV was pinned under his vehicle until emergency personnel rescued him. The ...


Bone in murder probe ‘unidentifiable,’ cops say

By Paul Shockley

Nearly a year after a hiker in Utah stumbled upon it, a small piece of human skull that piqued the interest of investigators looking into Paige Birgfeld’s disappearance remains a mystery. But while questions remain about the roughly ...


Thief takes truck, trailer from auto dealer

By Emily Shockley

Burglars made off with two vehicles and potentially the tools to steal more from Pine Country Truck & Auto overnight Friday. A manager of the dealership at 2514 U.S. Highway 6&50 discovered the truck and trailer missing at 8:30 ...


Mental health center to get $900K grant for lease on building

By Staff

Financially struggling Colorado West Mental Health is getting help from some deep pockets. Mesa County is using a $900,000 Colorado Department of Local Affairs grant to obtain a 40-year lease for one building, a hospital facility known as ...


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Plentiful strip mall spots offer opportunities for businesses

By Emily Shockley

One by one, Jan Jackson’s neighbors began to disappear. The cycle shop left. The furniture store left. The women-only gym left. The window and door company left. The coffee shop left. Jackson, who owns The Great Frame-Up, is down to ...


Lost life savings5 Valley 6

6-figure retirement account gone

By {screen_name}

For years, Augie and Pauline Reyes pulled a few thousand dollars out of their account at Valley Investments to finance their annual fall trip to visit Augie’s mother in Mexico City. As soon as they returned to Grand Junction, the ...


Woman’s money was ‘all on paper’

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Mary Ellen Coffee was careful with the money she was putting aside to leave to her four children, and that care seemed to be paying off. Coffee, a 77-year-old Montrose resident, discovered Valley Investments in Grand Junction from a ...


Police arrest pair after report of suspected hotel meth lab

By Emily Shockley

Hotel employees found a suspected methamphetamine lab Saturday inside a cooler at the Affordable Inn, 721 Horizon Drive. A desk clerk who wished to be identified only as Amy said housekeepers found incriminating materials during daily checks ...


Man accused of sexual assault, rape of girls

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man was arrested Friday on suspicion of 66 offenses related to sexual assaults of several underage girls. Nerio “Ned” Martinez, 36, is accused of sexually assaulting or raping multiple girls, including one who ...


Salazar votes against climate bill

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U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., voted with the minority Friday evening as the House of Representatives passed a cap-and-trade measure that backers said was a historic vote aimed at curbing global warming. Opponents described the measure, ...


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