Western Colorado

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‘Refuseniks’ honor former Grand Junction legislator

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In the early 1980s, Colorado legislators sent a flurry of letters to Soviet leaders and three people who were captured trying to escape the country. The two legislators who orchestrated that effort — Sen. Tillie Bishop, a Grand Junction ...

Property, marijuana stolen from downtown pot dispensary

By Paul Shockley

An unspecified amount of property and marijuana were missing after a reported burglary at a downtown Grand Junction medical marijuana dispensary. The owners of Green Natural Solutions, 753 Rood Ave., reported a break-in after arriving at the ...

Sex-assault suspect arrested again

By Paul Shockley

A former Marine Corps sergeant was arrested Tuesday on sex assault allegations moments after he pleaded not guilty to identical charges involving the same alleged victim. Jonathan Douglas Roy, 24, of Lochbuie, was arrested by Mesa County ...

Four hundred sign petition for health study on drilling

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — More than 400 people have signed a petition calling for an independent health study before oil and gas drilling in the Battlement Mesa community is approved. Garfield County commissioners on Monday agreed to look into ...

Residents leery of Hillcrest burglar

By Staff

Police are warning residents to be on the lookout for the Hillcrest burglar. Over the course of the past three months, several homes in the Hillcrest neighborhood, southeast of Patterson Road and First Street, have been targeted by a thief. ...

Son starts charity for mother coping with pain, bills after wreck

By Emily Shockley

It’s getting worse instead of better for Veronica Herrera: the aching in her neck; the misfires to her brain stem that give her chronic pain; the seizures; the memory problems. None of it has subsided since the day three years ago when ...

Exploring the mysteries of Kannah Creek

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Humans have depended on Kannah Creek for hundreds if not thousands of years, its water running off the top of Grand Mesa toward the Gunnison River. The full depth of the human experience along Kannah Creek is now being scratched out. The ...

Term-limited county commissioners ponder future

By Staff

Two of Mesa County’s three county commissioners will be out of work after January 2013, while the third is up for re-election in 2010 and is still pondering his future. County Commissioners Craig Meis and Janet Rowland are limited to ...

Gunfire begins a bit early at hunters’ campsite

By Paul Shockley

Two men face charges after an apparent alcohol-fueled exchange of gunfire stirred several hunting camps in White River National Forest. Joshua Hall, 24, of Burlington and Kalob Ludwig, 19, of Carey, Ohio, were booked into Rio Blanco County ...

Benefactors give $80,000 to complete dance studio

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John and Angie Moss stood in the sunsplashed dance studio overlooking 12th Street, and the mirrored west wall neatly reflected Grand Mesa visible through the glass on the east wall. Craftsmen were still working to install the ballet barre ...

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