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Mother doesn’t blame man’s family for drunk-driving deaths

By Amy Hamilton

The mother of a Grand Junction woman who, along with her baby, was killed by a suspected drunken driver last month does not blame the driver’s family for their son’s mistake. “This kids (sic) family said that their hearts go ...


Six angry Junction homeowners pleased that measure may allow political yard signs

By Staff

A group of homeowners embroiled in a bitter battle with their homeowners association say they have gained the upper hand, with a little help from the Colorado Legislature. Known as the Grand View Six because they live in the Grand View ...


Teen pleads guilty in Montrose attack

By Staff

Michael Yates, the youth charged with slashing a 17-year-old girl’s throat last year at Montrose High School, pleaded guilty to the crime Wednesday. Yates, 14, pleaded guilty to first-degree attempted murder charges, a class 2 felony, ...


River wildfire tense for botanical gardens staff

By Staff

Elizabeth Neubauer was consumed by the thought that a wildfire along the Colorado River might consume the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens. Neubauer, the operations manager, was working on the yet-to-be completed Colorado Native Plants ...


$3.75M on its way to VA center, but when?

By Melinda Mawdsley

The local Veterans Affairs Medical Center is slated to receive nearly $4 million in federal funds, but one official with the center said he isn’t sure when those funds are coming. Paul Sweeney, spokesman for the Grand Junction VA ...


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Boy, 6, saves family from fire

By Staff

Six-year-old Deigen is being called a hero by his family. The boy, who is recovering from a recent tonsillectomy, is credited with saving his mother, two grandparents, a great uncle, a younger sibling, four dogs, a cat, a bird and a small ...


Man accused of ATV, motorcycle thefts

By Staff

Mesa County Sheriff’s Department investigators allege an 18-year-old Grand Junction man stole seven ATVs and two motorcycles from residents’ yards, then marketed them on Craigslist.com. Stephen Van Ness turned himself in to the ...


Oil and gas rules clear final hurdle, go to governor

By Dennis Webb

Controversial new oil and gas rules in Colorado await only the signature of their champion-in-chief, Gov. Bill Ritter, after they passed their last legislative hurdle Wednesday. The Colorado Senate approved the rules package in a 21-13, ...


City, downtown group plan for Main Street makeover

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Nearly 50 years after a group of visionaries enacted a radical project that converted downtown Grand Junction’s dusty Main Street into the tourist draw and cultural center it is today, downtown stakeholders are planning a makeover of the ...


ANOTHER ROUND OF LAYOFFS AT HALLIBURTON

By Carrie Marfitano

Halliburton this week laid off another untold number of workers at its Grand Junction facility. The energy-services company Wednesday declined to reveal how many workers were laid off, and it sent out a statement via e-mail identical to one ...


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