Western Colorado

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McInnis says he and Penry could both be guv someday

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If he and Josh Penry can work together, the Western Slope could control the Colorado governorship for 16 years, Scott McInnis said. McInnis, a Grand Junction resident who represented the 3rd Congressional District for 12 years, is vying for ...

Two dead, two more missing after boat capsizes at Lake Powell

By Amy Hamilton

Two people are dead and two others are presumed dead after strong winds Saturday capsized a boat on Lake Powell that was carrying three couples in their 50s and 60s, all from Arizona and Florida. Among the dead were Mary Anne Taranto of ...

Investigators not ready to say house fires a pattern

By Amy Hamilton

When an abandoned home in north Grand Junction burned down at about midnight on Friday, April 10, nobody thought much about it. However, after a second abandoned home in the general area burned at about the same time the following Friday ...

ShareFest focuses help this year at Clifton ShareFest focuses help this year at Clifton park

By Melinda Mawdsley

Selva Castellano was happy to spend four hours throwing junk into a Dumpster. The 16-year-old had no idea that disposing of broken bikes and dilapidated headboards at Clifton’s Candlewood Park could be rewarding. “It just feels ...

Kenneth Botham court

‘The Killing Season’ tests mettle of local law enforcement agencies

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It began with an argument that led to a mentally ill son fatally shooting his father. It ended with someone binding, raping and strangling a Mesa College coed inside her apartment. During the intervening months of 1975, there was so much ...


Ready for Spring Clean-up?  April 26, 2009

By Staff

NO ELECTRONICS These electronic items no longer are picked up: TVs, VCRs, DVD players, game consoles, desktop computers, monitors, laptop computers, scanners, printers, cameras, MP3 players, cell phones, fax machines and copiers. Disposing ...

Fund set up for family displaced by fire

By Melinda Mawdsley

A family displaced last week by a apartment fire has run out of options for housing. Ricky and Donna Vezakis and their 16-year-old twin children were forced to evacuate their two-bedroom Clifton apartment in the 400 block of Tracy Drive early ...

EGG DROP 1 4-26

How to make egg-drop soup

By Melinda Mawdsley

Francisco Vazquez and Rudy Barcenas are $100 richer thanks to their brains, a recycled soda bottle and breakfast cereal. The Central High School juniors won a physics competition Saturday at Mesa State College by building a device that kept ...


Car dealership expands space despite uncertainty

By Paul Shockley

A hum of construction echoes from the rear of Ed Bozarth Chevrolet-Pontiac and Buick off U.S. Highway 6&50 in Grand Junction. But at the front of the sprawling 14-acre General Motors dealership and repair shop, it’s dead ...

TERROR GRIPS GRAND JUNCTION- 1975 community review

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Three months after graduating high school, David Bailey packed up his Ford Maverick and drove across the country from Ohio to western Colorado, enticed by the laid-back nature and open spaces of the West. He figured he had left behind the ...

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