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Traffic Alert, Aug. 21, 2016

By Staff

Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions ■ North Avenue Complete Streets Project — 12th to 23rd streets: Project requires westbound lane ...

Gunnison Sage Grouse Fighting

Gunnison grouse plan comes up short, groups say

By Dennis Webb

Conservation groups are contending a draft federal plan would do too little to protect the Gunnison sage-grouse, while others including the oil and gas industry and Mesa County are continuing to analyze the proposal. The Bureau of Land ...


Yearlong probe points to couple as career dealers

By Gabrielle Porter

Recently unsealed court documents detail law enforcement’s surveillance of several interconnected groups of suspected drug dealers buying and selling methamphetamine, heroin, marijuana concentrate and other drugs throughout Mesa County ...


Flood of issues

By Gary Harmon

The sound of rushing water can be heard through the steel manhole cover on Walnut Court, just below St. Mary’s Hill. “Hear that?” said Tim Ryan, general manager of the Grand Valley Drainage District, which manages the ...

Deister latest judge to retire from county

By Amy Hamilton

Longtime Mesa County District Court Judge Thomas M. Deister is retiring at the end of the year, and officials with the 21st Judicial District Nominating Commission will be seeking a replacement. Deister has served as a Mesa County district ...


Kidnapping suspect took child to Mexico before his capture

By Duffy Hayes

Mesa County prosecutors said Friday there’s evidence the Tennessee man arrested along Interstate 70 Thursday night for allegedly kidnapping his 2-year-old daughter brought the girl to Mexico at some point before being captured in ...

Presidential camps prepare ground games

By Charles Ashby

The state campaign staffs of the two main presidential candidates are starting to gear up their get-out-the-vote ground games. After a rocky start for the Colorado staff for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton earlier this year — ...

Van driver who hit elk killed while in roadway

By Dennis Webb

A 68-year-old Illinois man was struck and killed on westbound Interstate 70 west of Glenwood Springs on Thursday evening after getting out of his vehicle because it had struck an elk. The Garfield County Coroner’s Office identified the ...


Youngsters learn about agriculture at day camp

By Katie Langford

Six-year-old Cooper Rens carries a pumpkin that’s nearly heavy enough to tip him over, but that doesn’t stop him from taking it all the way to a growing pile of fruits and vegetables that will soon be donated to local food ...


Police: Girl, 8, helped grow pot

By Duffy Hayes

Two Grand Junction residents have been arrested after an 8-year-old girl allegedly spent time with her mother and live-in boyfriend helping to cultivate marijuana as part of a marijuana concentrate production scheme, and also used marijuana ...

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