Western Colorado

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GJ unemployment up; down statewide

By Staff

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the Grand Junction area jumped from 7.8 percent in March to 8.2 percent in April, according to numbers released Friday by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. In April last year, the ...

Deputy Interior secretary confirmed

By Dennis Webb

The U.S. Senate has confirmed a top assistant to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar after Republicans lifted a hold they had placed on his nomination over concerns, including Salazar’s handling of a Utah oil and gas lease sale. Sen. Bob ...

Trails Day cleanup planned

By Amy Hamilton

Millions of outdoors lovers celebrate National Trails Day each year across the country, but this will be the first year the event is celebrated locally. People can head to Tabaguache trail head June 6 for a volunteer cleanup of trash and dog ...


Free mobile home: Come get it

By Amy Hamilton

Maybe there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but you can get a free mobile home. After listing a free house on Craigslist for the past two weeks, Amanda Miller of Fruita is running low on time before a trailer on her Mack property ...

Man gets seven years for having child porn

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction man who had thousands of images of child pornography on his computer was sentenced Friday to seven years in federal prison and 10 years of supervised release, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Mike Morrow, 63, had ...


Investors to justify business to state

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Valley Investments officials have a June 1 hearing before the Colorado Securities Commission to show why the company should be allowed to continue selling securities in the state. Valley Investments and principal Philip R. Lochmiller will go ...

Two people shot late Friday at residence on Orchard Mesa

By Carrie Marfitano

Two people were shot late Friday night in an Orchard Mesa neighborhood, according to scanner traffic. Neighbors called it a “drive-by” shooting. The incident was relayed on the scanner shortly after 10 p.m. One victim sustained ...

Easement will become part of Riverfront Trail

By Staff

A mile-and-a-half-long easement that will become part of the Riverfront Trail was ceded to Mesa County this week. The stretch of land is directly north of the Colorado River near 33 Road and comes from Ron and Kathleen Arnett, 3306 D 1/2 ...

The LP water slide

New water slide faster, darker, better

By Melinda Mawdsley

OMG, it rocked. I’m not sure what I loved most about the new water slide at Lincoln Park-Moyer Swimming Pool: how fast it was or how long it was. I made it down the first two times in like 20 seconds. Before I went down a third time, ...

Travel likely to be heavy over Memorial holiday, AAA says

By Carrie Marfitano

Grand Junction will see travelers coming and going in the valley this Memorial Day weekend. AAA Colorado has predicted low gas prices and travel deals will lure more than 12 percent of the Rocky Mountain region’s population to travel ...

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