Western Colorado

Page 1705 of 1998

Post office changes GJ mail routes

By Emily Shockley

Some Grand Junction residents could receive their mail at a different time of the day starting Saturday. There will be postal route changes in the 81501, 81503, 81504, 81505 and 81506 ZIP code areas. Residents may have different mail ...

Colorado friends recall late senator

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Americans living far from Massachusetts and Washington, D.C., might have thought they knew all about Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. They were all off the mark, said Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who as a Democrat and a Republican called Kennedy a ...

Plea deal struck in fatal crash

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A Fruita man pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a woman in a 2006 drunken-driving accident but may avoid jail time, a possibility that upsets the family of the victim. Jade Huskey, 28, pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide, driving while ...


World War II vets humbled by heroes’ reception

By Melinda Mawdsley

Cleo Elliott and Bob Strong received the welcome home reception of their dreams Wednesday. Thousands packed the Grand Junction Regional Airport terminal to cheer for the more than 100 area World War II veterans who returned to Grand Junction ...

Feds indict local man in artifacts theft case

By Paul Shockley

An Orchard Mesa man whose home was searched in June as part of a multistate investigation of stolen artifacts from federal lands has been formally charged. Robert B. Knowlton, 66, 1602 Dolores St., was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand ...

County OKs oil-services firm’s permit

By Staff

Despite protest from the mayor of De Beque, Old West Oil Field Services is now a staple of his community. On Tuesday the Mesa County Commission listened to Mayor Dale Rickstrew’s reasoning, but in the end it approved a conditional-use ...

School board candidate steps forward

By Emily Shockley

Palisade attorney Rose Femia Pugliese on Monday became the first candidate for District E in this year’s District 51 School Board race. As of today, there is one candidate for each of the three seats available in this November’s ...

BLM gets new office near Silt next month

By Dennis Webb

The Bureau of Land Management will bid goodbye to its Glenwood Springs Field Office and to that office’s name when it moves to a new location near Silt at the start of September. The agency will be closed to the public Sept. 1-8 to ...

Parachute man pleads not guilty in fatal accident

By Paul Shockley

A Parachute man accused of killing a mother and daughter in a February drunken-driving accident pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning. Derrick Maxfield, 20, is scheduled for a two-week jury trial starting Jan. 25. Both sides have until late ...

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Library district discusses new digs

By Staff

Does Grand Junction really need a new central library? The answer Tuesday evening during a gathering of longtime financial contributors to the library was, “Yes.” The group of about a dozen people, led by library Director Eve ...

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