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Top story of year: Turmoil in Mesa County government

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If there was one constant within Mesa County government in 2010, it was turmoil. Turmoil in the highest ranks of the administration that led to several resignations and firings. Turmoil among county commissioners who sparred over the ...

Baby sitter, 31, held in death of Montrose infant

By Paul Shockley

A 31-year-old woman was jailed Wednesday in connection with the October death of a Montrose infant. Maria Espinosa Zavala, of Montrose, was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter at the conclusion of an interview Wednesday at the Montrose ...

Stick to the main drags today, GJ road crews advise drivers

By Amy Hamilton

Trying to get around Grand Junction today? Might want to take the roads most traveled. According to the city’s snow-removal plan, plows first remove snow from the city’s most heavily used streets, such as Patterson Road, North ...

Montrose DA Serra faces impeachment

By Charles Ashby

The incoming state representative for House District 58 has taken steps to start impeachment proceedings in the Colorado Legislature against embattled Montrose District Attorney Myrl Serra when it convenes the 2011 session next ...

Man accused in Christmas Eve shooting

By Paul Shockley

A Delta man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of attempted murder in the alleged Christmas Eve shooting of his girlfriend. The Delta County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release Thomas Howe Jr., 44, was arrested on suspicion of ...

Skiers in snowy hog heaven this New Year’s

By Dave Buchanan

Nothing says Happy New Year to a skier like new snow. Thanks to the latest and probably last hard-charging storm of 2010, Colorado ski resorts are going into the New Year’s weekend with a face full of smiles and fresh ...

2 Western Slope lawmakers named to bipartisan redistricting panel

By Charles Ashby

Two Western Slope lawmakers will serve on a special legislative panel that will look at redrawing congressional district lines next year. Sen. Gail Schwartz, D-Snowmass Village, and Rep.-elect Don Coram, R-Montrose, will be among 10 others ...

Multiple crashes keep responders on the run

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As the snow piled up Thursday, dumping 6 inches in Mack and Palisade, and 2 1/2 inches by 5 p.m. at Grand Junction Regional Airport, so did the number of car accidents. Colorado State Patrol Sgt. Scott Simons said Thursday was one of the ...

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Top Story #6: Cold case murder solved

By Amy Hamilton

A 1975 double homicide in Grand Junction that haunted loved ones and stymied investigators seemed destined to go unsolved until police resurrected the cold case and identified a suspect through DNA in 2009. By 2010, a Mesa County jury hearing ...

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Top Story #7: Troopers charged in death of unarmed man

By Paul Shockley

A minor traffic accident investigation ended with an alleged illegal attempt by law enforcement officers to enter a Redlands home and an unarmed man shot dead. Jason Kemp, 31, refused to open the front door at 103 Glade Park Road, Unit B, and ...

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