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Ex-cop claims he is innocent

By Paul Shockley

During a brief conversation in a holding cell at the Mesa County Jail late Thursday, Glenn Coyne proclaimed his innocence after he was told he’d been fired from the Grand Junction Police Department, according to Deputy Chief John ...

Man given jail time in wreck that killed woman

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A former Fruita man was ordered Friday to spend nine months in jail for killing a woman in a 2006 drunken-driving wreck, ending a case in which lawyers and family members on both sides disagreed to the end about who was behind the wheel. Mesa ...

Thief takes German beer meant for Oktoberfest

By Emily Shockley

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department is looking for information about a man suspected of stealing a truck and a trailer filled with 50 kegs of beer for Oktoberfest downtown Saturday. The maroon Ford F-350 and a white refrigerated ...

Concealed gun permits soar in Mesa County and state

By Paul Shockley

Karen hadn’t needed a handgun in 30 years. That was back when the Fruita bookkeeper, now 66, worked alongside prisoners, riding back and forth daily from various hospitals in California as a deputy of the Orange County Sheriff’s ...

Who authorized road signs in De Beque? No one seems to know

By Staff

No one is taking responsibility for ordering the placement of “end of county maintenance signs” around the town of De Beque. The signs, placed by Mesa County Road and Bridge Department, sprang up last month. In reaction to the ...

Briefs, Oct. 3, 2009

By Staff

Fall Fest fundraiser for Hospice today The Atrium will have its Fall Fest fundraiser for Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at 3260 N. 12th St. The event includes a variety of booths, food, ...

Pumpkin patch business ready to boom

By Emily Shockley

Ward Studt and Kim and Brett Constable go to great lengths to open Studt’s Pumpkin Patch on 22 Road near J Road for one month a year. During October, the trio will sell thousands of pumpkins on seven acres of land, offer a corn maze ...

Community pillar Letey dead at 91

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction man who poured his heart into community service and doted on his friends and family died Thursday. Al Letey was 91. Letey was a past president of the Grand Junction Kiwanis Club and a past state lieutenant governor for ...

Water a main concern in oil shale’s future

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — The highly concentrated levels of oil shale in northwest Colorado would help limit the amount of acreage disturbed if commercial development of the resource occurs, a speaker told the Garfield County Energy Advisory Board on ...

Slater Dan AG candidate 10-

Canon City Democrat challenges Suthers

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A Canon City Democrat said he wants to be an activist attorney general, pursuing polluters, insurance companies and “anyone who would do Colorado harm.” Dan Slater, 37, the first vice president of the Colorado Democratic Party, ...

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