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Restoring Cayton Guard Station proving costly

By Dennis Webb

Restoring the nation’s second-oldest U.S. Forest Service ranger station is providing a lesson in inflation and patience. The three-room Cayton Guard Station, in Mesa County 15 miles south of Silt, cost $723.01 for forest ranger James ...

De Beque backs down on Caretto annexation

By Staff

The De Beque Town Board of Trustees voted Monday to rescind the annexation and the zoning of one of three properties that Mesa County has challenged in district court. The Caretto 1 and 2 annexations and rezonings were repealed by the board ...


Montrose man devotes self to nonprofit work for Cambodia

By Amy Hamilton

Doug Mendel first went to Cambodia 11 years ago, but it’s like he never came back from the Southeastern Asian country. Mendel, 43, fell in love with the people, culture and food he discovered in the city of Sihanoukville and has ...


Woman stole money from PTA, cops say

By Amy Hamilton

After a nearly yearlong investigation, the Grand Junction Police Department on Friday issued an arrest warrant for Gretchen Blackford — a woman who was honored with School District 51’s Volunteer of the Year award in 2006 for her ...

Fugitive’s family: Bounty hunter has made threats

By Staff

Family of the fugitive whom Duane “Dog” Chapman is chasing on the Front Range say the famous bounty hunter has repeatedly threatened them during the course of his investigation. Chapman, however, said he and his posse, featured on ...

Black Mountain closed, gets 30 days to respond

By Staff

On Tuesday, Black Mountain Disposal was given 30 days to tell the Mesa County Commission how it will clean up its act. “Enough is enough,” said Commissioner Janet Rowland, minutes before the board unanimously decided to suspend ...

Boy killed 9-11-8

Father who shot son described as being ‘Kind. Gentle. Giving’

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Terry Lawrence says he has read the Bible weekly with Allen Grabe for 13 years. Attended several Christian men’s conferences with him. Enjoyed a meal at the same table in fellowship with him. And he can’t believe that man is the ...

Glenwood, Rifle bus service will increase

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — More trips and bigger buses are in store to keep up with the fast-growing use of the mass transit service between Rifle and Glenwood Springs. Garfield County commissioners on Monday agreed to contribute $658,000 next ...

‘Sarge’ Brown, former Vail mountain manager, dies

By Staff

Bill “Sarge” Brown, a former mountain manager of Vail Mountain, died Sunday. He was 85 years old. Brown died Sunday at his home in Grand Junction. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. After ...

Details in teen’s death to be released Wednesday

By Amy Hamilton

More details in the slaying of a local middle school boy, allegedly at the hands of his father, won’t be released until Wednesday as authorities are still investigating the case, according to Mesa County District Attorney Pete ...

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