Western Colorado

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Witness to accident: ‘All I saw was some debris floating down’

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Craig Polley had his binoculars trained on the shoreline of Juniata Reservoir when two airplanes flew into his field of view. Polley, a city of Grand Junction employee who’s responsible for checking and maintaining the city’s ...

Miracle that six people in small airplanes uninjured

By Amy Hamilton

Officials called it a miracle that six people in two small airplanes were uninjured Wednesday after a midair collision near Grand Mesa forced the pilots to make immediate emergency landings. A Cessna 210, flown by longtime local pilot Andy ...

Memorial service for Fine set for Saturday

By Amy Hamilton

A memorial service for slain Grand Junction dentist Terry Fine is set for 11 a.m. Saturday at The Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St. A reception will follow across the street at the Blue Moon Bar & Grill, 120 N. Seventh St. Fine, 61, was a ...

Study: Oil shale could require lots of water

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — By 2050, full-scale oil shale development in northwest Colorado could require electrical power equivalent to 14 times that being put out by the state’s largest power plant, in Craig. Largely to meet that power ...


Land trust preserves 30 Fruita acres

By Staff

Standing in the middle of a dirt road on his 30-acre property, David Swinger, wearing a cowboy hat and boots, can see the Colorado National Monument to the southwest and the Bookcliffs to the northeast. Acres of farmland, on which he grows ...

Conflict between companies leaves workers without checks

By Amy Hamilton

About 150 workers building a pipeline near Parachute have been left jobless and without pay for about two weeks of work as two companies are in a $2.5 million dispute. Workers for contractor U.S. Central Pipeline had nearly completed an ...

Bodies of father, boy found away from vehicle

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The bodies of a father and son were found separated from their vehicle after it went down a mountainside north of Glenwood Springs early Monday, authorities say. The Garfield County Coroner’s Office has ...

Fruita man accused of abducting ex-girlfriend

By Amy Hamilton

A Fruita man was in custody of Mesa County Jail on Tuesday on suspicion of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend by driving recklessly around town with her in his car while she screamed for him to stop. At one point during the ride, the driver, ...


Curtain falling on grand plans for Avalon

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A year ago, a group of eager volunteers stood in front of Grand Junction city leaders and unveiled plans to transform the Avalon Theatre from a quaint but outdated venue to a modern magnet for the arts-and-culture community. ¶ ...

Economy slowing GJ sales-tax growth

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Grand Junction’s revenue from sales and use tax continues to outpace last year’s figures, but the effects of the national financial crisis have city finance officers slightly backing off their original projections of double-digit ...

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