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Officer hit by pickup is a veteran state trooper

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The Colorado State Patrol trooper who was seriously injured after being struck by a truck Friday night while investigating another accident was identified Saturday as Randy White, a 24-year veteran of the patrol. White was believed to still ...


Authorities scramble to deal with boom in medical marijuana use

By Amy Hamilton

A perceived ease in getting medical marijuana in Colorado is making some people uneasy. When the Colorado Board of Health in July eliminated limits on the number of patients a medical marijuana dispensary can have, it created opportunities ...

Battlement Mesa vacancies skyrocketing

By Dennis Webb

BATTLEMENT MESA — Brittany Roselle’s apartment complex doesn’t quite bustle with people the way it did a few years ago. “It’s really a lot emptier,” she said as she shepherded her daughter, Kate, 4, from ...

Trooper hit by pickup on 6&50

By Amy Hamilton

A Colorado State Patrol trooper was struck by a vehicle Friday night on U.S. Highway 6&50 while investigating a crash. Colorado State Patrol Sgt. Scott Simons said he could not release the officer’s name because it was unclear ...

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Horse left abandoned near Rulison survives gunshot to head

By Dennis Webb

The Garfield County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an animal cruelty case in which someone shot a horse in the head and abandoned it. The horse survived being shot with what appears to have been a small-caliber gun, but ...

Religion Briefs, Nov. 14, 2009

By Staff

Religious goods sale this weekend The local Court of Catholic Daughters of the Americas will have a religious goods sale from 4 to 6 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 790 26 1/2 Road. Rada ...

Briefs, Nov. 14, 2009

By Staff

Medicare meeting to be Monday The Colorado Gerontological Society will have its annual Medicare meeting from 9:30 to 11 :30 a.m. Monday in the Garden Room at The Commons, 625 27 1/2 Road. Topics will include changes in Medicare premiums and ...

H1N1 cases number 82 in Grand Valley

By Staff

The number of Mesa County residents who have been hospitalized from complications with the H1N1 virus had risen to 82 as of Friday, according to the Mesa County Health Department. That is more than four times the average number of flu ...

Some county layoffs likely in 2010

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Mesa County Administrator Jon Peacock acknowledged Friday the county likely will lay off a limited number of employees next year, as budget managers have watched an important source of revenue drop off precipitously. Peacock said he ...

‘Look of hate’ shook suspect’s housekeeper

By Paul Shockley

A longtime housekeeper of Alan and Miriam Helmick’s said the normally chatty couple was anything but on the day before Alan Helmick’s murder, adding, “You could cut the tension with a knife.” Patricia Erikson, who had ...

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