Western Colorado

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Man gets 15 months in wreck that killed 2

By Paul Shockley

A Clifton man was sentenced Wednesday to 15 months in prison for his role in a traffic accident that killed his daughter and his girlfriend nearly two years ago. “I have to live with this haunting on my conscious, and that’s the ...

Cops look for armed shooting suspect

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Grand Junction police obtained a warrant Thursday for a convicted felon believed to have shot another man multiple times outside the victim’s apartment last weekend. Robert Roy Rodriguez, 22, is wanted on suspicion of attempted ...

Business ideas from state slammed locally

By Emily Shockley

Local business operators panned training and resource collaboration suggestions made by the Governor’s Jobs Cabinet members Wednesday. Suggestions included getting business, government and commerce entities to speak more freely with one ...


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A man with residences in Colorado Springs and Grand Junction was found shot to death in a Colorado Springs park Monday, a day before he was scheduled to go to trial on charges he repeatedly sexually assaulted a teenage girl. Jon Hazard, 43, ...

Judge will rule on sex charges for ex-teacher

By Paul Shockley

A teenage girl at the center of sexual assault allegations against a former educator and police officer remained “very articulate” during two interviews in 2008, according to testimony on Wednesday. Mesa County Sheriff’s ...

Ritter to sign 3 bills today in Montrose

By Staff

Gov. Bill Ritter will sign three bills from the 2009 legislative session into law today in Montrose. One of the bills will allow fire protection district boards to increase or decrease fees for ambulance and search and rescue services. The ...

Legislators blast transportation bill

By Emily Shockley

Where there is a spending siphon, a tax is sure to follow. That’s the theory of state Senate and House minority leaders Josh Penry of Grand Junction and Mike May of Parker. Each man said Tuesday at a press conference outside the Old ...

Project to slash District 51’s utility bill

By Emily Shockley

School District 51 hopes to cut nearly one third of the utility costs for Grand Junction High School through an energy conversion beginning this month. The high school could save between $74,337 and $89,822 annually on a $229,028 energy bill ...

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Redlands mural honors uranium miners

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

An unexpected piece of fine art surprises drivers on E 3/4 Road on the Redlands. Painted on the side of an outbuilding, the new mural was commissioned by Joyce Power in honor of her late husband, Frank Power, a well-known and well-loved ...

Denver firm to revive quarry near Glenwood

By Dennis Webb

A Denver-based company plans to revive operations at a quarry near Glenwood Springs to produce rock dust for use in coal mining operations. CalX Minerals bought the mining claims and mining permit for the Mid-Continent Quarry along Transfer ...

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