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UPDATE: Woman, 50, dog killed when hit; driver held

By Amy Hamilton

The Colorado State Patrol has released the identities of two people who were involved in a car crash in Pear Park neighborhood on Sunday night. Darinda L. Brown, 50, of Grand Junction was walking her dog at about 7 p.m. in the 400 block of ...

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Consultant pushy about cheaper, faster Internet

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The Internet, however pervasive it might be, is more sluggish than might be expected, says a Grand Junction man laboring to speed it up and extend its reach. “We have not had a doubling of speed in the Internet in 10 years,” said ...

CDOT paving Highway 13 north of Rifle

By Staff

Colorado Department of Transportation crews today and Wednesday will pave Colorado Highway 13 from mile markers 16 to 18 near the Rio Blanco Store north of Rifle. The Transportation Department says speeds will be limited to 40 mph in the work ...

Fruita woman’s death linked to listeria outbreak

By Melinda Mawdsley

The recent listeria-caused death of a Mesa County woman officially has been linked to the eastern Colorado farm at the center of a national outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Colorado Department of Public Health ...

Mesa County moves tax lien sale to Internet

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Mesa County will shift its annual tax lien sale from the windowless meeting rooms of Two Rivers Convention Center to the wide-open spaces of the Internet next month, joining other Colorado counties for the first time in hosting an online ...

Lots worth a little: Subdivision developers see value of properties plummet

By Charles Ashby

If you build, it doesn’t mean they will come. Many developers of housing subdivisions on the Western Slope learned that in recent years. While the weeds grew taller, the housing market and lot prices shriveled, leaving some development ...

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You go, girl! Men in heels hit pavement to help benefit domestic violence charity

By Melinda Mawdsley

Some men ran well. Some men ran not so well. One man even broke a heel. But, overall, there was nothing but laughter and smiles from the participants and the crowd of several hundred gathered Saturday for the second annual Men in Heels Race ...

How suspect outsmarted GPS device is a mystery

By Paul Shockley

Roughly 25 people are tracked at a given time with Global Positioning System ankle monitors overseen by Mesa County Criminal Justice Services. Another hundred or so people — offenders or defendants free on bond awaiting trial — ...

Industry-founded group’s goal: fast action on oil, gas complaints

By Dennis Webb

When Battlement Mesa resident Don Mumma saw something leaking from an oil and gas truck, he turned for answers to an industry-founded group that seeks to provide quick responses to public concerns. Mumma wasn’t disappointed by his call ...

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3 new group residences give clients with severe disabilities a home of their own

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Rhonda McElhiney protested the closure of the Grand Junction Regional Center’s skilled nursing unit last year. McElhiney, who worked in the unit, didn’t think Mesa Developmental Services (MDS) could handle the delicate medical ...

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