Western Colorado

Page 1811 of 2018

Trial nearly at end for man accused of shooting another

By Amy Hamilton

Closing arguments are expected today in the trial of an Orchard Mesa man accused of shooting another man in the abdomen after an altercation near his rural home. Charles Ettinger took the stand in his defense Wednesday and testified that he ...


Fundraiser has special meaning to mom

By Amy Hamilton

Lorena McCormack thought her healthy 3-year-old son possibly had an ear infection last spring when he started falling down for no reason and tilting his head to one side. But the 30-year-old Fruita mother never could have known her son, ...

GED Graduation 5-13-9

GED grads ‘united by sense of worth’

By Paul Shockley

Paul Metsker can’t remember all his old jobs. There’s a few he’d like to forget. In the spring of 1992, Metsker decided to drop out of Central High School — at the time just a half-credit short of earning his ...

Remember when it rained mud?

By Dave Buchanan

April showers may bring May flowers, but this year they also brought dust storms that smudged your windows and turned skies rust-red. The layers of dust, along with higher than normal temperatures, are combining to make the winter’s ...

Construction to begin on Hooters

By Carrie Marfitano

Construction to build a Hooters restaurant and an accompanying strip mall across from the Wal-Mart on North Avenue is scheduled to begin in June, said Stacey Cook, Realtor for the site and a partner of the developer, In and Out LLC. Work ...

Montrose dairy reopens 3 weeks after closure over raw milk concerns

By Staff

The Kinikin Corner Dairy in Montrose is back in business, three weeks after the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment closed it. “Ninety-nine percent of our customers have stayed with us, and most of them have been ...

Man gets 12 years in cop confrontation; sentence could be cut

By Paul Shockley

A man who tried to run over an off-duty Grand Junction police officer will have a shot at a reduction in his 12-year prison sentence, according to the terms of a plea agreement. Corey Marcella, 23, of Grand Junction was sentenced Tuesday ...

Day Spa and Salon to close Friday

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The last day for the Day Spa and Salon in the former Grand Junction Athletic Club building will be Friday, unless a buyer emerges to keep it in its familiar location off Patterson Road. “There are people who are interested in buying the ...

Gateway Resort wins air tour approval

By Staff

Gateway Canyons Resort owner John Hendricks made a rare appearance to testify at a county hearing, then watched his proposal for commercial air tours take flight. The Mesa County Commission, after a four-hour hearing Tuesday, approved the ...

Pal Grad4 5-12-9

Keep love of learning, Palisade class told

By Carrie Marfitano

What will I become? That’s the question Palisade High School graduation speaker, Matt Borgmann, a fifth-year social-studies teacher at the school, tried to help the class of 2009 answer at Tuesday evening’s commencement. He told ...

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