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GarCo gas drilling contaminating water supply, geology expert says

By Dennis Webb

SILT — A geological consultant says increased methane in domestic wells near natural gas development in Garfield County is part of a much larger problem of drilling-related water contamination that’s just starting to come to ...


GJ man guilty of repeatedly molesting girl

By Staff

A jury convicted a Grand Junction man, Michael Ray Little, on 12 charges stemming from his repeated sexual molestation of a girl, starting nearly a decade ago, when she was 7 years old. As Mesa County District Court Judge Thomas Deister read ...


Ski area staff keeps hopeful eyes on the sky

By Staff

When Sarah Allen looks out the window of her office at Powderhorn Resort, all she can see is bare, snowless ground. “I don’t know that there is ‘normal’ anymore for this time of year,” said Allen, the ...


Murder suspect’s wife wants to visit him in jail

By Amy Hamilton

The wife of a man accused of slaying their only son wants permission to see her husband in jail, according to a motion filed in court Tuesday. Allen Grabe, 51, is in custody on a $1 million bond on suspicion of killing his 13-year-old son, ...


New-home building holds fast in county

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Construction of new homes dipped 4.5 percent nationally from September to October, according to Commerce Department statistics, while new-home construction in Mesa County stayed steady, remaining roughly half of what it was last ...


Fuji Massage busted

By Amy Hamilton

A woman who operated a massage parlor in Grand Junction for more than a decade was arrested Thursday on suspicion of prostitution-related crimes. Police allege 58-year-old Nan O’Reilly, owner of Fuji Oriental Therapy Massage, 762 ...


OnStar’s 100,000th crash activation happens in GJ

By Staff

On Nov. 2, a 2007 GMC Yukon cruised through Grand Junction along Interstate 70. At 8 p.m., it slammed into a deer. The OnStar global positioning device within the vehicle activated, and emergency responders were notified. It seemed to be ...


John McCain declared winner of GarCo election

By Dennis Webb

John McCain: You’re a winner after all — at least in Garfield County. An election night 11,223-11,223 tie between McCain and Barack Obama has been broken, following the counting of provisional ballots this week. It turns out ...


TAX SALES  11-20

Sale of 2008 tax liens draws more than 300

By Staff

The nation’s economy may be running a bit lean these days, but not so lean as to keep more than 300 people from participating Wednesday in Mesa County’s annual tax lien sale at Two Rivers Convention Center. This year there was a ...


Tobacco ban causes some to grumble

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Banning tobacco use at hospitals makes sense, but only to a point, said a couple sitting — and smoking — outside St. Mary’s Hospital on Wednesday. “In all good conscience,” said Richard Graham. “We should ...


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