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Preview of Night Vision concert to be at museum

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Philanthropist Victoria Hearst on Thursday will preview her fourth Night Vision Christian music concert in a presentation at the Museum of the West. Hearst, the granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst, and Praise Him Ministries started the ...

Judge sets bond for Morrow at $50,000

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction man accused of collecting thousands of images of child pornography on his home computer was handed a $50,000 bond in Colorado’s U.S. District Court on Monday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Kathleen Tafoya said Michael J. ...


Owners work to save historic school

By Staff

Most visitors to the Colona School and Grange only have one thing to say upon entering the imposing historic landmark. “Wow.” “It’s just such an atmosphere,” Jane Bennett said. “You can almost hear little ...

Carl Anderson, ‘good friend to community,’ dies at 81

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A funeral for Carl Q. Anderson, who helped usher the age of broadcasting into western Colorado, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church. Anderson died Saturday. He was 81. Anderson was “a very good friend of the ...

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Boy slashes girl’s throat at Montrose High School

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MONTROSE — Samantha Squirrell had just walked through the front doors of Montrose High School with her older brother, Sheldon. Her friends, sisters Mallory and Mae Haulman, were a few feet in front of them in the school’s crowded ...

School board studies options after bond fails

By Staff

The District 51 board of education narrowed its growth management plans to three Tuesday and instructed a committee to investigate the viability of each option after voters rejected a $185 million bond last week. The committee will report to ...

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After roaming the mountains for a decade, Vietnam vet struggles to reclaim his identity —&#160

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When doctors told Richard Miley in the spring of 1981 the bone cancer in his left leg was going to kill him, he made up his mind. ¶ He was ready to die but not in a hospital. With death looming, Miley, a Vietnam War veteran stricken with ...

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‘Ted’ keeps silent watch for speeders

By Amy Hamilton

Traffic on Monday generally kept to the 25 mph speed limit on the wide West First Street in Palisade, thanks to the watchful eye of an officer in a car at the road’s edge. But the silent officer — dressed in a police uniform ...

Man sentenced in online sex sting

By Staff

A Grand Junction man caught up in an online sex sting will spend at least the next 10 years of his life on probation, Mesa County District Court Judge Richard Gurley said Monday. Gurley told John L. Merritt, 26, of Grand Junction, that his ...

Respected sportsman Breer dies

By Dave Buchanan

Dennis “Denny” Breer, the much-respected owner of Trout Creek Flies in Dutch John, Utah, was killed Thursday in a construction accident at his home. According to a note on his shop Web site (http://www.fishgreenriver.com), Breer, ...

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