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Text message leads to arrest in gun incident

By Paul Shockley

A Fruita man accused of threatening another man with a handgun was tracked down and arrested Sunday after police learned he’d sent a text message to a third party explaining he’d “bout shot a dude in da face.” Steven ...

Investment advisers point to economy in stock market dive

By Charles Ashby

Though they understand the chain of events leading up to it, Grand Junction-area financial advisers were scratching their heads over Monday’s stock market sell-off. The 634-point drop of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and declines of ...

Tipton tries to steer $5 million from EPA to public lands

By Charles Ashby

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton earned cheers from some outdoor sporting groups and jeers from environmentalists last week for his part in House Republican amendments to the Interior Department Appropriations Act of 2012. Tipton and several other ...

300 acres burning in Bookcliffs

By Staff

Bureau of Land Management firefighters were closely watching, but letting burn, a 300-acre fire on the Little Book Cliffs Wilderness Study Area 8 north of Grand Junction. David Boyd, spokesman for the bureau’s northwest Colorado office, ...

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Downtown remembrance of 9/11 endures

By Melinda Mawdsley

Reports that more beams salvaged from the Sept. 11 wreckage may be heading toward Grand Junction are likely not true, multiple local officials said Monday. An article in Sunday’s Denver Post said that Grand Junction was one of 15 ...


Authorities probe massage business link to Fruitvale homicide

By Paul Shockley

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department is investigating whether a man’s slaying last week was connected to his adult erotic massage business, which he operated at the apartment where he was found dead. Luis Alberto Vazquez Oliva, ...


Organizers of performing arts event encouraged by first-year participation

By Melinda Mawdsley

Interest from performing artists, as well as residents, has organizers of the recent Grand Valley Performing Arts Festival encouraged and hopeful that a similar event will take place next year. “We’ve been pleased with the ...

Garfield County foreclosure numbers continue to worsen

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County’s foreclosure filings are on pace to set a record for a third year in a row. Through Aug. 2, 422 filings had been made in the county this year, compared with 408 that were filed for all of 2009, which set a record. That ...


Jam maker wins ‘sweet’ award

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Colorado Mountain Jam owners Brian and Judith Olesen of Palisade won “the Academy Award of food” last month when their mixed berry jam was named outstanding USDA certified organic product by the National Association of Specialty ...

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Teens spends summer on fundraising effort

By Melinda Mawdsley

Orion Hayes is different than other teenagers his age. One, he is named after a constellation. Two, and perhaps the most noticeable difference, is Hayes, 17, spent the summer before his senior year of high school painting addresses on curbs ...

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