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Woman dies in motorcycle crash near Montrose

By Staff

A 40-year-old Illinois woman died Thursday afternoon when she failed to negotiate a curve on U.S. Highway 50 near Montrose, the Colorado State Patrol reported. The woman, Noelle R. Ansley of Evanston, Ill., died from her injuries after her ...

Scott outdoes Hislop in July fundraising

By Charles Ashby

For the first time since entering the race, Ray Scott pulled in more campaign contributions in one month than Bob Hislop, his GOP rival for House District 54. In July, Scott pulled in $3,965 compared to the $2,835 Hislop received during the ...

2nd cop resigns in pepper spray probe

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A Grand Junction police officer who was among a group of officers under an internal investigation focusing on misuse of pepper spray resigned Friday, ending a probe into how police use the weapon in connection with transients. In an e-mail to ...

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Candidates oppose tax amendments

By Charles Ashby

Though they both said they would defend the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights at all costs, both Republican candidates for House District 54 said Friday they were not in favor of three controversial measures on this year’s ballot. Those ...


When Grand Junction Regional Center’s door closes, another door opens

By Amy Hamilton

Nurses and staff swarm around the home’s occupants who sit in wheelchairs and lie on gurneys. They lean their heads in close to talk, tickling clients’ cheeks and patting their delicate arms and legs. The smell of roasting turkey ...

Ritter wants disaster aid for Montrose after freeze

By Staff

Gov. Bill Ritter requested federal disaster assistance Friday for Montrose County because of last spring’s freezing temperatures. In a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Ritter is requesting Secretarial Disaster ...

Arizona fugitives thought to be driving Nissan Sentra, police say

By Dennis Webb

Arizona authorities say two men who escaped from prison with a third man later caught in Rifle are thought to be driving a 1997 Nissan Sentra. The vehicle is platinum gold and has an Arizona license plate of 620 PFV, the Arizona Department of ...

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Flash flood leaves a mess

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Darin Flora grinned Thursday when he spoke of the “wall of water” he encountered. It probably wasn’t a smile gracing his face, though, when the workings of a flash flood sent him scurrying for higher ground a ...

GOP race pits 2-term sheriff against detective who wants to wear the star

By Dennis Webb

A Republican primary race for Garfield County sheriff pits a challenger who wants to bring new ideas and a new attitude to the job against an incumbent who says his experience gives him the clear edge. Sheriff Lou Vallario is running for a ...

McCain to attend fundraiser for Norton in the Redlands

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Soon after he appears Sunday at Mesa State College on behalf of Grand Junction native Jane Norton’s U.S. Senate bid, John McCain will shake loose some money for Norton’s campaign at a $300-per-couple private appearance. Norton, ...

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