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Tree permits on sale

By Staff

There’s nothing like the smell of a fresh-cut Christmas tree to enhance the holiday ambience. The Bureau of Land Management will begin selling tree-cutting permits at the Grand Junction Field Office, 2815 H Road, during business hours  ...

Injured Nucla man found after 11 hours in wrecked vehicle

By Staff

An injured Nucla man was found Thursday in his Jeep Cherokee after spending the night in the vehicle at temperatures near 15 degrees. He had driven off an embankment 11 hours earlier. The Colorado State Patrol reported a blue 1986 Jeep ...

Oil shale leasing rules may provoke lawsuit

By Dennis Webb

Six environmental groups are threatening to sue the federal government in connection with its planning for oil shale development, saying the Interior Department illegally denied an opportunity for public protest. The groups voiced their ...


Rocket Park renovation to take off

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The little park at the corner of Orchard Avenue and 26th Street has formed the playful heart of this Grand Junction neighborhood for more than 50 years. Residents are so passionate about it that despite the sign officially denoting this ...

Pickup carrying ammo burns on Glade Park

By Staff

Glade Park fire officials on Saturday responded to a vehicle incident in which a four-wheel-drive pickup carrying ammunition caught fire, officials said. It happened at 2:10 p.m. Saturday about two and a half miles east of the Glade Park ...

Canadian couple promote their 100-mile diet

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — In 2005, J.B. MacKinnon and Alisa Smith set out to spend a year eating only food that had traveled less than 100 miles to reach their Vancouver home. In the process, they identified the Pacific Coast’s Dungeness crab as ...

Six hundred to seven hundred shop at Art Center’s holiday fair

By Staff

Michelle Mills tried on an abstract-style glass necklace made of multiple layers of glistening reds and glittering silver and surveyed the result in the mirror. It seemed the perfect holiday party-dress accessory. And it isn’t for ...

Suspect in slashing, 14, to stay in jail over holiday

By Allen Gemaehlich

A 14-year-old boy accused of conspiring in an attack on a Montrose High School student will stay locked up through Thanksgiving without bond while prosecutors decide whether to press charges against him. During a court hearing for the boy ...


Run on guns driving up prices at stores and pawn shops alike

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People looking to buy guns aren’t haunting just sporting-goods stores. They’re looking as well for guns in pawn shops and reclaiming firearms they’ve already pawned. In the process, they’re driving up the price of ...

Accused madam’s bond set at $250K

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A judge Friday ordered a Grand Junction massage parlor owner to continue to be held on $250,000 bond in connection with a valleywide prostitution investigation. Mesa County Judge Bruce Raaum advised 58-year-old Nan O’Reilly she could ...

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