Western Colorado

Page 1811 of 1999

Grabe sanity report due next month, court told

By Paul Shockley

Attorneys in the case of accused child murderer Allen Grabe told a judge Wednesday they expect to have a state hospital report on Grabe’s sanity by mid-May. Grabe, who is awaiting an evaluation at the Colorado Mental Health Institute in ...

City to begin collections Monday for spring clean-up

By Melinda Mawdsley

Homeowners aren’t the only ones prepping for spring cleaning in the weeks ahead. As the weather warms and the calendar approaches May, the City of Grand Junction begins its popular Spring Clean-Up program Monday. The program was ...

Robotics team reaches semifinals

By Amy Hamilton

Though they probably represented the smallest school of nearly 350 high schools from around the world, students at Collbran’s Plateau Valley High School robotics team don’t feel like the underdogs anymore. Nineteen students under ...

Man found in Rifle Creek died of natural causes

By Dennis Webb

A man whose body was found in Rifle Creek on Tuesday died of natural causes and apparently had been in the creek for about two weeks, Rifle police say. Lt. J.R. Boulton said the man has been identified as Matthew Joseph Fletcher, 45. Fletcher ...

Funds going to rebuild visitor center at Dinosaur

By Dennis Webb

Condemned portions of the Quarry Visitor Center at Dinosaur National Monument will be torn down and replaced in one of nearly 800 park projects across the country to be funded by federal stimulus money. The National Park Service on Wednesday ...

Thief smashes store window, steals smokes

By Staff

A desire for nicotine drove a man, dressed in a black sweatshirt with a hood, to smash out the drive-through window of a Smoker Friendly Store and steal about $71 worth of Marlboro cigarettes. The crook struck just after midnight Wednesday, ...

Accused failed purse snatcher gets $15,000 bond

By Paul Shockley

A man suspected of twice failing to rob women of their purses was ordered jailed on $15,000 bond during a first court appearance Wednesday. Adrian Peters, 19, of Grand Junction, was free on bond and had a pending felony check fraud case in ...

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 ...

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