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For The Record, Oct. 18, 2014

By Staff

BIRTHS St. Mary’s Hospital Casey and Kelsey Woodmansee, Fruita, a son, Sept. 18. Darin and Lexie Huisjen, Grand Junction, a daughter, Oct. 2. Saul and Jasmine Herrera, Clifton, a son, Oct. 3. Michael and Kimberly Meyers, Grand ...

Montrose city truck falls into sinkhole

By Kathleen Goddeyne

A Montrose city vactor truck fell into a sinkhole in a city street Thursday afternoon after city officials say a leaking waterline compromised the integrity of the road. No injuries were reported and the truck wasn’t damaged, according ...

Blotter, Oct. 18, 2014

By Staff

State Patrol announces zero tolerance weekend The Colorado State Patrol is increasing enforcement operations this weekend for its Zero Fatalities, Zero Tolerance campaign. The goal of the campaign is to utilize all available uniformed ...

Wells Fargo gives $13,000 to nonprofits

By Staff

Nineteen Mesa County nonprofit organizations received grants totaling $13,000 from the 21st annual Wells Fargo Community Assistance Fund. “The Grand Valley is a strong community in large part due to the hard work and dedication of the ...

Grand Junction teen accused of killing girl in Utah two years ago

By The Associated Press

DRAPER, Utah — More than two years after a 15-year-old girl’s battered body was found in a Utah river, police arrested a Colorado teenager in her death Thursday. Authorities said the victim knew the 17-year-old boy, who was ...

Some in Palisade get bad ballots

By Charles Ashby

Some Palisade residents have gotten the wrong ballots, Mesa County Clerk Sheila Reiner said Thursday. A problem was discovered when a Palisade voter noticed that two ballot measures, Referred Measure 2A and 2B, were not on his mail-in ballot, ...


Court reverses bans on 2 farms

By Duffy Hayes

Delta County residents who sued county commissioners over their approval of two controversial egg-laying farms were dealt a blow by the Colorado Court of Appeals Thursday, when a lower court’s ruling shutting down the developments was ...

Reiner: Mail ballots can be returned by others

By Charles Ashby

State law allows people to deliver ballots other than their own, but some so-called elections-integrity advocates are trying to scare people into thinking that is not allowed, two county clerks said Thursday. Mesa County Clerk Sheila Reiner, ...


Panel seeks to bridge gaps on energy issues

By Dennis Webb

BATTLEMENT MESA — Coloradans tasked with making recommendations for balancing oil and gas development with protection of communities on Thursday visited what may be ground zero for the issue in western Colorado. Three members of Gov. ...


Woman to serve jail time in death of cousin in crash

By Duffy Hayes

The woman who was at the wheel during a crash in the desert near Fruita in April will serve more than 200 days in the county jail, guilty of vehicular homicide while driving recklessly. Alexis Perez, now 21, was under the influence of alcohol ...

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