Western Colorado

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Consultant works with commissioners at retreat

By Staff

The Mesa County Commissioners looked themselves in the mirror Thursday with the help of a consultant. Commissioner Craig Meis was fidgety, bouncing his knee up and down constantly. Commissioner Steve Acqua-fresca was quizzical, seeking a ...

Affidavit: Men lured victim, stabbed him

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Two teenagers suspected of stabbing a 21-year-old man and leaving him bloodied and lying in a driveway were charged Thursday with attempted first-degree murder. Jason Ryan Ingram and Jesus Ernest Barrera, both 18, also face a single count of ...

Cavett House closing; Cajun eatery coming

By Carrie Marfitano

Cavett House Grill & Pub, 359 Colorado Ave., is closing its doors Saturday after two years of serving up burgers, sandwiches, salads and pasta.  The spot won’t be vacant for long. Sue Perkins, a chef from Louisiana, plans to ...



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Out on the snow-capped sea of rolling, gray adobe, Corey Heaps gestured toward the Bookcliffs looming a few miles behind him. ¶ The sun, peeking over the south rim of Grand Mesa, lit the red sandstone in the barren, distant cliffs. ...

Ritter fills Mesa State board opening, reappoints Elliott

By Staff

Gov. Bill Ritter appointed the new president of Rocky Mountain PBS, Doug Price,  and reappointed Lena Elliott to Mesa State College’s board of trustees. Price was president of FirstBank of Colorado for 22 years and became president ...

Lower severance tax revenue to hit water projects, studies

By Staff

The falling price of natural gas and a lack of pipeline capacity to deliver the gas to consumers across the country will leave the Colorado Water Conservation Board with minimal money to underwrite water projects and studies, state officials ...

Store owner, customer cleared in rifle mishap

By Amy Hamilton

The owner of a Grand Junction sporting goods store and a man who brought in a loaded gun that later discharged, injuring an employee, have been cleared of wrongdoing. Jerry Stehman, owner of Jerry’s Outdoor Sports 507 30 Road, and ...

Fatal stabbing victim faced previous threat

By Amy Hamilton

A man who died Tuesday a week after being stabbed was threatened by another man with a knife in early January. Douglas Bennett, 32, died days after he was released from St. Mary’s Hospital after being treated for a stab wound to his ...

Grand Valley jobless rate up, but lower than rest of U.S.

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Unemployment in the Grand Junction metro area rose to 4.6 percent over the course of 2008, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Grand Valley employment picture, however, remained brighter than the rest of the country. The ...

New ordinance to regulate city’s massage parlors

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Grand Junction massage parlors that have long operated unchecked will now come under scrutiny from city officials who want to weed out places that serve as a front for prostitution and other crimes. The City Council on Wednesday night ...

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