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Bond raised to $1 million for sex assault fugitive

By Paul Shockley

District Judge Brian Flynn on Tuesday increased bond to $1 million for a Grand Junction man wanted in West Virginia on suspicion of 96 counts of sexual assault on a child. Howard J. Dotson, 60, indicated Tuesday through an attorney that he ...

City takes push for public safety buildings to residents

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Grand Junction city officials this winter will launch a “listening tour” of the community and assured residents they will listen their to concerns and ideas about the cost, funding, scope and location of new police and fire ...

Man faces 16 to 24 years in fatal 2007 wreck

By Paul Shockley

A man faces a maximum 24 years in prison for causing a November 2007 traffic accident that led to the death of a newborn girl, under the terms of a plea agreement. Logan Lage, 26, pleaded guilty Tuesday to child abuse resulting in the death ...

Accused ex-cop warned after 2003 accident with Florida department

By Paul Shockley

While working as a sheriff’s deputy in Florida in 2004, Glenn Coyne was given a verbal warning after causing a traffic accident while on the job. Coyne received “verbal counseling” from a superior about his driving following ...

October off to record cold start

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A series of fronts sweeping over the Western Slope has led to clearing skies, and that has dropped the thermometer to record lows on several occasions in the first week of October. The latest record was set Tuesday morning, when the ...

Meetings will gauge annexation sentiment

By Staff

Doug Nieman’s business has always been in Clifton. It just hasn’t always been a part of Clifton. For a week in the mid-1990s, said Nieman, owner of Clifton Lube Center, 3244 F Road, his shop was in a strip of land annexed by the ...

Fewer construction jobs, but students’ interest strong

By Emily Shockley

Local construction workers pondered their own futures Tuesday as they helped prepare the next generation of contractors. Four hundred eighth-graders from Orchard Mesa and Grand Mesa middle schools spent the day roaming among 38 booths spread ...

7th street historic district

Final decisions on historic district land uses may be up to City Council

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The Grand Junction City Council is considering making itself the final decision-maker on whether land uses other than single-family homes should be allowed in the Seventh Street Residential Historic District. Council members are expected to ...

In Winder’s world, rules don’t matter

By Staff

Vernon Neil Winder has effectively raised his tobacco-stained middle finger to the Mesa County commissioners and all the citizens of Mesa County. Winder is the 75-year-old junk collector whose land at 2525 1/2 South Broadway has twice been ...

Local Briefs, Oct. 6, 2009

By Staff

Western Slope residents win Vegas trip Collbran’s Melody Gulman and Clifton’s Elaine Baker were two of four Coloradans to win trips to Las Vegas as part of the Colorado Lottery. Each won a trip for two to Las Vegas Nov. ...

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