Western Colorado

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Fruitvale annexation drive ramping up

By Staff

Effort also includes Clifton; petition now being circulated Efforts to annex Fruitvale into Grand Junction are heating up. Mesa County is ready to start a whirlwind round of meetings that will coincide with a petition drive. A committee ...

Valley owner silent at hearing

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Investment firm under scrutiny in Denver court Valley Investments had $21 million in debts at the end of its last fiscal year, Sept. 20, 2008, its former chief financial officer testified Thursday. It took him only four months to see that ...

Abused Dog Oso 9-1-9

For abused dog Oso,  no more hard feelings

By Emily Shockley

Oso, the young dog featured in a July 15 Daily Sentinel article about increasing animal cruelty cases in Mesa County, has healed inside and out. The sore around his neck, which was caused by a chain so tight that it had grown into his skin, ...

Ed Carpenter couple

Carpenter carried tune, love for area

By Amy Hamilton

Edward Carpenter, a dedicated public servant who loved to sing and perform cowboy poetry, died Tuesday at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was 87. Carpenter represented the Western Slope as a Republican state representative for District 54 for ...

River District planning new reservoir on Orchard Mesa

By Staff

To improve fish habitat and irrigation, the Colorado River District has purchased land on Orchard Mesa to build a small reservoir. The 15 acres at 2962 A 1/2 Road cost $1.25 million, according to a news release from the district. When the ...

Lions are here

By Staff

A woman walking her dog Wednesday morning reported seeing a mountain lion in the area of 33 and C roads, near a school bus stop, said Randy Hampton, spokesman for the Colorado Division of Wildlife. “The lion was about 70 yards ...

Nemnich probed in third slaying in Denver

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The man charged with fatally stabbing a Grand Junction mother and her 5-year-old daughter in 1975 is under investigation for the rape and murder of a University of Denver student two years earlier. Denver police Sgt. Anthony Parisi told The ...


Council: Stay off medians

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Citizens will no longer be allowed in a city median for any reason unless they’re crossing the street under an ordinance adopted by the Grand Junction City Council on Wednesday night. Council members who approved the ordinance ...

Counties get cash from state

By Dennis Webb

Revenue formula a boon for some, setback for others Garfield County raked in more than $11 million of an $80 million bonanza in energy impact revenues announced by the state Tuesday. While that was more than the county expected, Mesa County ...

GJPD officer gets special treatment while in jail

By Staff

A Grand Junction Police Department officer arrested Friday was allowed to sign out of the Mesa County Jail in just under three hours in what officials admit was a departure from the jail’s standard practices. Mesa County Sheriff Stan ...

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