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Lawyer hears case for exercise, better diet

By Paul Shockley

A man who has swayed juries for 16 years in Grand Junction says he heard a compelling argument from his doctor over the weekend. Exercise more “and stop eating McDonald’s every day,” attorney Steve Colvin summed up his ...

Suthers: State winning war on meth

By Charles Ashby

“I’m going to try meth just once. I’m not going to be like that guy.” That’s the tag line to television and radio ads that have aired for some months, warning young people about the perils of using ...


Man gets five years for drug-induced miscarriages

By Amy Hamilton

A former Grand Junction man who slipped his then girlfriend pills that caused her to lose the fetus she was carrying was sentenced Monday to five years in prison. Mesa County District Court Judge Thomas Deister said he had to balance several ...

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Students give teachers high marks

By Debra Dobbins

Grand Valley teachers “make the grade” with their students in a multitude of ways. Taking part in National Teacher Day, students express thanks to educators who helped them thrive: # # # Dear Mr. Prickett, My life has changed so ...

Mesa County OKs sewer fees for Whitewater

By Staff

The Mesa County Commission on Monday approved tap fees and sewer rates for landowners who want to hook into the new sewer line that will serve the Whitewater area beginning next year. Under an agreement between the Clifton Sanitation District ...

City kicks off listening tour May 6

By Staff

The city of Grand Junction will start “Listening Tour” public meetings regarding public safety facilities on Thursday. A public meeting is scheduled in each City Council district over the next four weeks. Community members are ...

Hilkey hopes escapee still within grasp

By Paul Shockley

Mesa County Sheriff Stan Hilkey said he has relished the prospect of taking vacation in the Baja region of Mexico, which ideally would include a face-to-face sit-down with the man who embarrassed Hilkey and his staff. “I won’t ...

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CSU Extension office works to eradicate grasshoppers

By Charles Ashby

The clear-winged grasshopper understands what it means to be fruitful and multiply. But when it does, ranchers and farmers on the Western Slope, as in much of the rest of North America, can have a big problem on their hands. The clear-winged ...

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The pets worth picking

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There are pets in 71 million U.S. homes, according to The Humane Society of the United States. Western Colorado animal shelter groups have plenty of advice for anyone looking to add a home to that tally. Picking a healthy pet is key, Kim ...

Colorado Ave. properties for sale

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The Grand Junction Downtown Development Authority has put up for sale several parcels along Colorado Avenue, hoping the recent redesign of the street will attract buyers who may want to redevelop down the road. The DDA is fielding offers for ...

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