Western Colorado

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Homeless shelter expansion resisted

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A debate over whether the Grand Junction Community Homeless Shelter on North Avenue should be allowed to expand is headed for the Grand Junction Planning Commission. City planners in March approved an expansion of the shelter, 2853 North ...


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Siblings stick together to the end

By Amy Hamilton

The only children of Brooke and Chris Fortenberry are almost two years apart — 1 year, 11 months and two weeks to be exact — but they graduate together today from Fruita Monument High School. At 18, Jesse Fortenberry, a ...


Growth in District 51 is slowing, analyst says

By Emily Shockley

The flood of new students washing into School District 51 is expected to dry up for the next four years, according to the district’s demographer. Shannon Bingham, owner of Western Demographics in Boulder, predicted District 51’s ...


Fruita cops: Ex-vet tech stole meds

By Paul Shockley

A former employee at a Fruita animal clinic was arrested on suspicion of stealing and diluting workplace pharmaceutical supplies, some of which were later given to animals during medical procedures. Nicole Maves, 28, of Fruita was booked ...


Rio Blanco manufacturer Natural Soda to expand

By Dennis Webb

A company that produces baking soda in Rio Blanco County has awarded a design contract for doubling the output of its plant. Natural Soda is planning a plant expansion that will increase its production of sodium bicarbonate by 125,000 tons ...


District 51 works to pare budget

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School District 51 officials have recommend cutting reimbursement for staff travel, among other reductions amounting to $2.3 million, as they work to reduce spending to meet state requirements. “We’re really minimally impacting ...


North Avenue store held up third time

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction convenience store that had been robbed at gunpoint twice before was targeted early Sunday morning, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Around 1:30 a.m., a white male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt entered ...


Monument cracking down on cyclists and motorists

By Emily Shockley

Cruising the Colorado National Monument could cost more than the entrance fee this coming week. Speeding motorists and cyclists who disobey the rules of sharing the road will have an increased chance of being ticketed as the monument beefs ...


Assessment complaints fewer than feared

By Staff

Mesa County Assessor Barbara Brewer is not relaxing yet, but she is breathing a mild sigh of relief. Brewer was anticipating a mad throng of property owners storming her office once they received their property valuations, which were mailed ...


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Ten-year-old girl cited for bravery

By Amy Hamilton

Tabytha Carroll has never flown on an airplane or been to Washington, D.C. But the 10-year-old Orchard Mesa girl, who fought off her attacker last year by biting him on the nose and fleeing, hopped a plane Sunday to the East Coast to attend ...


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