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Judge rejects probation plea agreement

By Amy Hamilton

The prosecutor and defense attorney in the case of a Fruita man who pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide in a drunken-driving crash will try to reach a new plea agreement after the first deal was rejected by a judge. Defense attorney David ...

Jurors hear call between sex suspect, ex-girlfriend

By Amy Hamilton

Johnnie Walker told a former girlfriend he thought he was chatting with her, not another person who was posing as a 14-year-old girl, when he made sexual references during Internet chats, according to a phone conversation that police secretly ...

Shops bite bullet on hunting season

By Paul Shockley

When it comes to .22-caliber ammunition favored by hunters for the small-game season, local gun dealers say you better buy it if you see it. Many shelves, including those stocked by Mike Brown at Sportsman’s Warehouse, 2464 U.S. Highway ...

Model behavior: Atrium hosts fashion show

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Several times a month The Atrium, a retirement facility at 3260 N. 12th St., treats the community to special events. It’s a way of staying connected and giving back to the community. Wednesday afternoon, residents and guests were ...

Drilling slump hits school budgets

By Dennis Webb

BATTLEMENT MESA — Administrators didn’t expect students to fill the new Grand Valley Middle School to the brim when the doors first opened this school year. Neither did they anticipate the middle-schoolers would end up with a lot ...

‘Fun Squad’ brightens up Hilltop Community

By Emily Shockley

Hilltop Community Resources aims to have more than 500 happy employees through the efforts of the organization’s “Fun Squad.” The Fun Squad is a group of staff members who set up events throughout the year to bring fun to ...

Man drank heavily on day he shot 3 officers

By Paul Shockley

A Montrose man who shot three police officers, wounding one fatally, had a blood-alcohol content that night more than two-and-a-half times Colorado’s legal limit for driving. Dennis Gurney, 52, had a blood-alcohol content of 0.214 ...

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School-bus tracking goes high-tech

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Though school bus riders won’t notice the difference, the district will soon be keeping a keener eye on its student cargo. First Student, the contractor that provides bus service to School District 51, has installed an electronic and ...

River fish monitoring to begin

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Biologists working to save endangered fish in the Colorado River Basin will try to listen in as the fish navigate the new passage past the Price-Stubb Dam across the Colorado River. Plans call for the installation of an antenna at the fish ...

Recovery of economy a ways off, expert says

By Emily Shockley

Weak energy industry, banking and commercial real estate prospects may hold Colorado back from economic recovery any time soon, according to economist Mark Snead. Snead, the branch executive in Denver for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas ...

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