Western Colorado

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Good Citizen awards given to six students

By Staff

Dependability, service, leadership and patriotism. Six area high school seniors who demonstrate those qualities were awarded Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen certificates on Saturday. The Mount Garfield Chapter of the ...

District attorney weighs death penalty

By Dennis Webb

Although a Rifle man has been charged with a murder count potentially punishable by death if he’s convicted, 9th Judicial District Attorney Martin Beeson says it will be quite some time before he decides whether to pursue that ...

Mesa County, District 51, Fruita purchase land for park, school

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The city of Fruita, Mesa County and School District 51 have pooled their assets and purchased a 40-acre plot west of Fruita, with plans to build a school and a park there years from now. The three agencies agreed to spend $1.12 million to ...

Two GJ men accused of robbery, assault

By Amy Hamilton

Two Grand Junction men were looking to make some quick money when they assaulted and robbed a man outside his hotel room Thursday night, according to Grand Junction police. Roommates Benjamin James Barovier, 22, and Shemile Labruce Adams, 25, ...

Man gets two years in stabbings

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction man who stabbed his friend and her common-law husband in February was sentenced by a judge Friday to two years in prison. Victor Guzman, 20, could have faced up to three years in prison after being found guilty at trial last ...

No layoffs by Schlumberger seen locally

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Oilfield services giant Schlumberger Ltd. is laying off about 5 percent of its North American work force but indicated the layoffs would have no immediate effect in western Colorado. Schlumberger officials didn’t disclose where the ...

City clerk to hear Brady Trucking petitions dispute

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A fight between a trucking company and a conservation group over how the company’s land along the Colorado River should be zoned will move into a municipal courtroom this morning. Representatives for Brady Trucking and Western Colorado ...

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Man’s best friend lends his nose to bedbug battle

By Amy Hamilton

Walter Penny dreams of the day when hotels and motels everywhere will proudly display stickers on their front doors ensuring their beds, furniture and drapes are bedbug-free. Until then, Penny, and his bedbug-sniffing dog, Macaroni, have a lot ...

Chamber sees spike in non-renewals

By Staff

The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce reported the number of small business members that did not renew their memberships — citing reasons that they closed, merged or relocated — increased significantly in November and ...

Ritter touts plans to stave off downturn

By Staff

DENVER — Colorado needs to make tough choices to confront the state’s declining economy, Gov. Bill Ritter told state lawmakers Thursday during his State of the State address. “Families and businesses throughout Colorado are ...

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