Western Colorado

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Feds give temporary reprieve to immigrant to review his case

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A 21-year-old native of El Salvador has “a breather” to remain in the United States while authorities consider reopening his immigration case. Jose Mendoza Turbin showed up Wednesday morning at the Grand Junction office of the ...

Failed plot lands man a 20-year prison term

By Amy Hamilton

A 20-year-old Grand Junction man was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison for devising a detailed plan to kill his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend and dump their bodies into deep holes in the desert. Eric Flukey, 20, pleaded guilty ...

Stimulas: How local people reacted to the deals

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“I don’t think it’s that bad a deal. Yes, it’s probably got a lot of pork in it, but what bill hasn’t in the last 100 years?” — Phyllis Wright, 52 “I don’t think it’s such bad ...

Coal Ridge pushing for own baseball field

By Dennis Webb

A young Garfield County high school that has begun to build a successful baseball program now hopes to build a field where the team can play. The Garfield Re-2 School District plans to seek a $200,000 Great Outdoors Colorado grant to help pay ...


Local woman earns more than $1 million selling supplements

By Carrie Marfitano

When Bette James Laughrun began using Isagenix products more than six years ago, she was not thinking of a career. “I had some health issues, and I thought I’d get involved with them to help my health,” the 72-year-old ...

Fee hike for cop training wins praise of legislators

By Staff

A bipartisan cadre of state lawmakers Tuesday praised Republican Grand Junction Rep. Steve King’s plan to increase vehicle registration fees by 35 cents to better fund police training. House Bill 1036 passed its first full-House vote ...

Rule change fuels delay of airport’s discussion

By Carrie Marfitano

Aero Fuel owners Betsy Kirschbaum and Phil Smith hoped to work toward a solution on their proposed fuel-tank expansion at the Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority meeting Tuesday night. Instead, their proposal was put on the ...

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Nonprofits launch program to share various resources

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Mesa County nonprofit organizations hope by sharing office space, computers and other resources with one another, they’ll have more money to share with those they serve. A couple of those groups have taken the reins of a new program, ...

Historical society gives Fruita cash to fix bridge

By Staff

The Colorado Historical Society has given Fruita the green light to use a $200,000 grant to restore the historic Fruita bridge, the state announced Tuesday. The city and its partners at the state level reached an agreement to maintain the ...

Report: Man had 5 shots before crash

By Amy Hamilton

A 21-year-old Fruita man accused of killing his friend in a drunken-driving crash early Sunday morning had been partying at the Cactus Canyon nightclub, where he had about five shots of alcohol in about 30 minutes, according to an affidavit ...

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