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Chemical mix causes mailbox to emit smoke

By Carrie Marfitano

A juice bottle filled with chemicals that caused the bottle to expand and smoke brought authorities to a mailbox on the Redlands Thursday. The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to a mailbox near the intersection of ...


Phish lures thousands to Red Rocks gigs

By Staff

Some people may think packing a lunch, a fold-up chair and extra layers of clothing, driving from Gunnison to Grand Junction and waiting for seven hours at Mesa Mall for tickets to this summer’s Phish concerts in Colorado is crazy. Of ...


Suspected drugs found in chicken coop

By Paul Shockley

Western Colorado Drug Task Force officers who raided a local home Wednesday dug up 29 ounces of suspected methamphetamine and cocaine buried in a backyard chicken coop. Alejandro Vergara-Rivera, 32, and Marco Gonzalez-Gomez, 36, were ordered ...


Firm plans 3,000th well in Piceance

By Dennis Webb

Williams Production RMT said Thursday it has begun the drilling process for its 3,000th natural gas well in western Colorado’s Piceance Basin. Williams, the leading producer in the basin, said the well is located near ...


Red Cross heroes Carroll

Red Cross honors Real Heroes

By Staff

When Tabytha Carroll’s attacker tried to abduct her May 13, she bit him on the nose. When Mike Blackburn, the emcee of the 2009 Real Heroes Breakfast on Thursday morning at Two Rivers Convention Center, called her name, the applause ...


Cyclists, house hunters can combine 2 activities this weekend in Palisade

By Carrie Marfitano

House hunters tired of driving around town have another option in Palisade this weekend. Leslie Randolph has put together the “Homes for Sale Bike Trail.” The event will take place in conjunction with the Palisade Spring Fest on ...


Mother doesn’t blame man’s family for drunk-driving deaths

By Amy Hamilton

The mother of a Grand Junction woman who, along with her baby, was killed by a suspected drunken driver last month does not blame the driver’s family for their son’s mistake. “This kids (sic) family said that their hearts go ...


Six angry Junction homeowners pleased that measure may allow political yard signs

By Staff

A group of homeowners embroiled in a bitter battle with their homeowners association say they have gained the upper hand, with a little help from the Colorado Legislature. Known as the Grand View Six because they live in the Grand View ...


Teen pleads guilty in Montrose attack

By Staff

Michael Yates, the youth charged with slashing a 17-year-old girl’s throat last year at Montrose High School, pleaded guilty to the crime Wednesday. Yates, 14, pleaded guilty to first-degree attempted murder charges, a class 2 felony, ...


River wildfire tense for botanical gardens staff

By Staff

Elizabeth Neubauer was consumed by the thought that a wildfire along the Colorado River might consume the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens. Neubauer, the operations manager, was working on the yet-to-be completed Colorado Native Plants ...


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