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Mesa County DA drops sex charge, forwards info to Florida authorities

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Prosecutors have dropped charges in Mesa County against a man accused of having sex with the family dog in front of his 7-year-old son. Jason Lee McRoberts, 30, however, isn’t entirely off the hook. Prosecutors said they were ...


GJ man accused of sex assault on a child

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A 24-year-old Grand Junction man faces a charge of sexual assault on a child after he fled a Fruita home when the mother of his alleged 13-year-old victim found him in her daughter’s bedroom. Derek Russell Plummer, 24, remained Monday ...


Three GJ council races contested

By Staff

City Councilwoman Teresa Coons is the only member of the Grand Junction City Council who can breathe a sign of relief about her re-election campaign. Coons is the only sitting council member who will not face a re-election challenge, ...


County OKs takeover of former Rum Bay

By Staff

The owner of Axis Nightclub, formerly known as Rum Bay, 2993 North Ave., won conditional approval Monday from the Mesa County Commission for the transfer of a liquor license into his name. Neal DeHaven anticipated closing on a deal to ...


Chain crash closes I-70 for 2 hours

By Dennis Webb

A seven-vehicle accident in icy conditions closed Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon for more than two hours Monday morning. The Colorado State Patrol said the accident occurred about 5:45 a.m. about four miles east of Glenwood Springs when an ...


Gas-rule delay to be discussed today at Capitol

By Staff

Oil and gas advocates and environmentalists are expected to descend today on the state Capitol to debate whether Colorado should wait a year to implement a series of oil and gas regulations. Senate Bill 4, sponsored by Sen. Greg Brophy, ...


Department of Energy awards contract to GJ firm

By Dennis Webb

A small but fast-growing Grand Junction company is getting bigger still, thanks in part to a new federal contract worth as much as $200 million over five years. The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration ...


GarCo’s Houpt fighting proposal on boards

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County Commissioner Tresi Houpt hopes to fend off a proposal that she says would limit her ability to represent her constituents on energy and other issues. Houpt is objecting to a proposal by fellow Commissioner John Martin that ...


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Junction leaders planting idea to discourage big, thirsty lawns

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Grand Junction city leaders are considering incentives to encourage businesses to shun large, thirsty lawns in favor of drought-resistant plants and other forms of xeriscaping. City Council members pitched the idea last week during a review ...


Holy Family plans celebration

By Staff

Holy Family Catholic School will mark Catholic schools week this week with a number of events, including a spaghetti lunch and talent show. Catholic schools week is an annual event, said Jake Aubert, Holy Family’s assistant principal, ...


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