Western Colorado

Page 1784 of 1971

Fresh off arrest, police probing more cold cases

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More than 30 years after a Grand Junction mother and daughter were stabbed to death inside their apartment, police took advantage of advances in DNA technology to arrest a serial rapist they think is responsible for the brutal murders. That ...

Former Bronco juggles court dates, bills

By Dennis Webb

Just days after the arrest of former Denver Bronco Vance Johnson for two missed court dates, his name has shown up for the second straight year in a foreclosure notice involving his home near Glenwood Springs. Johnson, 46, said in an ...


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Earth movements that tickled Paradox Valley over the weekend are believed to have been the result of a desalinization project along the Dolores River. Officials with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation said the movements are to be expected when ...

Resort’s flight plan buffeted by opponents

By Staff

John Hendricks’ vision for a commercial air tourism operation for his Gateway Canyons Resort has flown into some severe turbulence. On Tuesday night in Gateway, by a 4-3 vote the Mesa County Planning Commission rejected Hendricks’ ...

County ranks projects for federal stimulus funds

By Staff

Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., has asked Mesa County and the city of Grand Junction to draft a list of their top five stimulus requests. Udall’s letter has local officials scrambling to rate projects that potentially could be funded by ...

Bill revives fight over mill-levy freeze

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A late bill in the Legislature would frustrate school districts that try to boost the share of state money they take in if they lower their local property tax rates. The measure, Senate Bill 291, revives a provision that had been included in ...

State rejects bid to delay energy work over water worries

By Dennis Webb

State officials have rejected a resident’s request that they order an energy company to stop work on wells near her home south of Silt. David Neslin, director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, informed Lisa Bracken in ...

City sales tax revenue declines 10.6 percent for January–March

By Staff

First-quarter sales-and-use-tax revenue for the city of Grand Junction was down $1.6 million compared with the same quarter in 2008. It also fell about $2.2 million shy of the city’s projection. Grand Junction took in $13.5 million from ...

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Purse-snatching suspect may be 0 for 2

By Paul Shockley

A man accused in one failed robbery of a woman and suspected in another was arrested Tuesday afternoon in downtown Grand Junction. Adrian Peters, 19, address unknown, was booked on suspicion of felony menacing, attempted aggravated robbery ...

Police await autopsy on body found in Rifle Creek

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — An autopsy is scheduled for this morning of a man’s body that was found floating in Rifle Creek in Rifle. Lt. J.R. Boulton of the Rifle Police Department said a fisherman found the body in the area of U.S. Highway 6 around ...

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