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Man gets 32 years to life in assaults

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man convicted of sexually assaulting a disabled woman, and attempting to sexually assault another disabled woman, was sentenced Monday to serve 32 years to life in prison. “These were people who can’t make ...

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Dave’s the rave

By Amy Hamilton

Some guys have all the luck. Those guys would be anyone named Dave who hoofed it down to Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que on Sunday for a free meal. The restaurant, 2440 U.S. Highway 6&50, offered the freebie at all of its chains’ ...

Prosecutors try again in sex assault case

By Paul Shockley

Jury selection starts today in the retrial of a former cop, retired teacher and church deacon who is accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a young girl over four years. Rodney Eddy, 69, of Mesa, will be tried over three weeks in District ...

Industry objects to forest drilling limits, but environmental groups call for more

By Dennis Webb

An industry group says a proposal that would govern oil and gas development on the White River National Forest creates significant challenges for effective drilling there. But a coalition of environmental groups would love to see further ...

BLM weighs decision on closing caves

By Dennis Webb

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management could decide in the next several weeks whether widespread or targeted closures of caves and abandoned mines may be warranted to protect bats from the threat of a deadly fungus. The BLM’s consideration ...


Arizona murder convict fired on Rifle police before arrest

By Dennis Webb

A convicted murderer who escaped Friday with two other men from an Arizona prison fired a bullet at Rifle police before being arrested early Sunday morning, police say. Lt. J.R. Boulton said no one was injured during the incident, in which ...

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Local airline industry braced for flight

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Engineers and economic developers are looking to the arrival of Extra Aircraft LLC’s manufacturing facility in Montrose to give a lift to the aviation industry in western Colorado. Extra Aircraft’s public announcement July 23 to ...

You Said It, Aug. 1, 2010

By Staff

The Weld County bovine excrement on Ken Buck’s cowboy boots must be tasty. He certainly can’t keep his feet out of his mouth. For a change in flavor,  I would suggest that he consider wearing high heels. Congrats to Tuxedo ...

New booster seat law: Kids under 8 need them

By Staff

Effective today, children younger than 8, regardless of height and weight, are required by law to be properly protected in a child safety seat while traveling in a vehicle. The previous law required only children up to 5 years old be in ...

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Heirlooms store gets trove of brand-new gowns

By Melinda Mawdsley

Starting Monday, the Heirlooms for Hospice locations in Grand Junction and Montrose are selling hundreds of new bridal gowns, prom dresses and other formal attire at massive discounts. The prices are so good, Jessica Miller, spokeswoman for ...

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