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City, homeowner at odds over path’s use

By Amy Hamilton

City workers are giving a neighborhood trail a face-lift, but not without protest from the trail’s nearest neighbor. Nearly a 100-foot stretch of sidewalk path, built at least 20 years ago, connects Grand Junction’s Lakeside ...

Grand jury clears 3 in pot-growing investigation

By Paul Shockley

A Mesa County grand jury declined to bring charges against three people investigated for a medical marijuana grow operation that was targeted by authorities in March, according to court files made public Friday. The grand jury returned no ...

Neighbors not concerned about college body farm

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Joy and John Cozzette moved to a 3 1/2-acre plot in a cul-de-sac north of Whitewater three years ago to get away from the crime and noise of downtown Grand Junction. “If you walked outside, you might smell the meth lab down the street ...

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New site found for body farm

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Mesa State College plans to place human corpses for scientific study on a rural tract of land near the Mesa County Landfill, believing it will be far enough away from homes to avoid being a nuisance. College officials told The Daily Sentinel ...

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Pilot walks away from copter crash

By Charles Ashby

It was a short flight. A pilot tried to take off in a bubble-canopied Hiller UH-12E helicopter at a Grand Junction landscaping business Thursday, but he didn’t make it off the property. Instead, the pilot landed the helicopter almost ...

Officials hope feds can save lumber mill

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Officials in Montrose are hoping to win the attention of federal officials to save the town’s sawmill, one of the largest in the mountain West. The mill owned by Intermountain Resources LLC has been under receivership since June 7, when ...

McInnis snags endorsements of 36 sheriffs

By Staff

Scott McInnis on Thursday claimed the endorsements of 36 sheriffs in Colorado in his bid for governor. McInnis, a former U.S. representative from Grand Junction, accepted the endorsements in front of the Mesa County Justice Center, flanked by ...

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Curry switches to write-in after judge dismisses case

By Staff

State Rep. Kathleen Curry will try to get re-elected as a write-in candidate now that a federal judge has dismissed a case that could have placed her name on the fall ballot. Curry had joined a lawsuit filed by La Plata County Commissioner ...

Random checkpoints up for Country Jam

By Paul Shockley

The Colorado State Patrol said this week two sobriety checkpoints will be up and running over the life of the four-day Country Jam festival. State Patrol Capt. Ed Clark, who runs the agency’s Fruita office, wouldn’t specify ...

Counties want impact considered in implementing Xcel energy plan

By Dennis Webb

Several northwest Colorado counties and a lobbying group for the region are asking regulators to consider local economic impacts in implementing new state clean-air legislation expected to cut Xcel Energy’s consumption of coal. Moffat, ...

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