Western Colorado

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Rulings uphold two prominent conviction

By Amy Hamilton

Defendants in two high-profile Grand Junction criminal cases had their convictions affirmed recently by the Colorado Court of Appeals. Mesa County District Attorney Pete Hautzinger said he was apprehensive about one decision, the conviction ...

021509 3A ministry lunch

No strings, just free lunch. Ministry offers to help hungry.

By {screen_name}

Some come from the Mesa State College campus across the street, poor and hungry. Others come from who knows where, toting who knows what personal turmoil. They arrive on foot and in cars. Some have tied-up dogs or sick babies. They all come ...

Stimulus funds eyed for Mesa Mall bus transfer station

By Staff

The Regional Transportation Planning Office, which manages Grand Valley Transit, has plans to build a transfer station southwest of the mall. The station would be about a minute’s walk from the mall, thereby eliminating the stop in ...

Boat show shoppers w 2-14-9

Boat show a safe harbor for deals

By Amy Hamilton

Judging from the less-than-packed parking lot and only 40 or so people milling around the Two Rivers Convention Center at one point during a boat show on Valentine’s Day, the attraction didn’t seem to lure many people. But you ...

County, city spend $2 million to clear path for 29 Road work

By Staff

Not one dozer blade has broken ground for the 29 Road extension project from D Road north to the Interstate 70 Business Loop, and already the county has doled out $1,052,332 and the city of Grand Junction $997,224 to land owners. The money ...

Sun Biz: Guardian ProStar, a Grand Junction-based company aims to help find underground utilities

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Putting together a million-piece jigsaw puzzle is nothing compared to the job that awaits the federal and state governments, to say nothing of large contractors and excavators. The job is making sense of a labyrinth of more than 30 million ...

Prison2 Mom 2-6-9

Helen Taylor and her daughters are picking up their lives two years after meth bust

By Amy Hamilton

In the two years that Helen Taylor bounced through the state’s prison system, working off a sentence for a gnawing methamphetamine addiction, her two teenage daughters were left behind to fend for themselves. Taylor, 51, missed out on ...

021409 8a Rally

Local Republicans rally at the old county courthouse, to ask President Obama to veto economic stim

By Staff

Local Republicans rallied on the steps of the old county courthouse Saturday morning, in an admittedly futile gesture, to ask that President Barack Obama veto his own economic stimulus package. Mesa County Commissioner Janet Rowland said ...

Nominations sought for Real Heroes awards

By Carrie Marfitano

Western Coloradans are invited to tell the Red Cross about someone who may have saved lives or helped others selflessly during 2008. The American Red Cross is accepting nominations until Feb. 27 for the third annual Real Heroes ...

Briefs: Local News February 14, 2009

By Staff

Bennet GJ meeting Monday •  Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., will meet with community leaders and residents from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Museum of the West. Bennet originally had scheduled the meeting Tuesday but rescheduled ...

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