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GJ man is accused of felony abuse of child

By Katie Langford

A 23-year-old Grand Junction man is suspected of shaking his 15-month-old child hard enough to cause severe brain damage, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office. Allen Cohenour, who is accused of felony child abuse resulting in ...

Two sides far apart in freeing up state transportation funds

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A game of chicken is going on in the Colorado Legislature over a measure to help fund transportation projects and help free up money in the state’s budget for other programs, and rural hospitals are caught in the ...

Drainage District
 has collected $1M 
in utility fees, so far

By Gary Harmon

Residents and businesses have sent in nearly $1 million in response to the second round of utility bills sent out by the Grand Valley Drainage District. “The citizenry has responded” to the bills, General Manager Tim Ryan told the ...


48 years in GJ girl’s murder

By Gabrielle Porter

Two women who admitted their roles in the brutal abuse and murder of a 3-year-old girl in Grand Junction last year were sentenced Thursday to 48 years in prison each, the maximum sentence allowed under their plea agreements. It’s not ...

Utah theft included 
health fair patients’
 personal information

By Katie Langford

Personal information about Western Slope health fair participants was involved in a February car theft and has not been recovered, according to a blood screening company that serves health fairs in Delta, Montrose and Gunnison. A vehicle ...


Suspect in armed robbery caught in store video

By Staff

Law enforcement hopes someone from the public can help catch a man caught on surveillance during an armed robbery early Thursday. The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office said a masked man entered Slick Ricks Entertainment, 2923 North Ave., ...

Jordan Cove decision in limbo, energy adviser says

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — A research fellow at Stanford University and self-described conservative Republican said Thursday he’s perplexed by the delay by President Trump in nominating people to fill vacancies on the Federal Energy Regulatory ...


Remains found; identity unknown

By Amy Hamilton

Authorities are seeking the public’s help to identify the skeletal remains of a man’s body that was found near a canal on Orchard Mesa in December. News of the remains wasn’t released earlier because authorities wanted to ...


City OKs subdivision on Redlands without 7-year road warranty

By Erin McIntyre

Citing worries about setting a precedent by deviating from development codes and concerns that city staffers were requesting an arbitrary warranty by asking for a seven-year guarantee on road construction, the Grand Junction City Council ...


Passers-by save woman from burning home

By Amy Hamilton

A woman was taken to a hospital at about noon Wednesday after a fire broke out at her mobile home in the 400 block of Niagara Circle, according to the Grand Junction Fire Department. Passers-by who saw the fire were able rescue the woman from ...

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