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BLM will trim rugged West Douglas herd by 167 in September relocation plan

By Gary Harmon

By Colorado standards, Texas Mountain isn’t much — its 8,455-foot elevation ranks it number 3,163 in order of the state’s mountains, according to peakery.com. Texas Mountain, however, looms up as the heart of the West ...

Coffman applauds water-rule injunction

By Dennis Webb

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is cheering a ruling blocking implementation of new federal water-protection rules in numerous states — a ruling she participated in seeking. A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday granted ...

Man jailed 
in sex case 
with girl, 12

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man was ordered jailed on a $50,000 cash bond on allegations he repeatedly had sex with an underage girl, starting when she 12, after meeting her online via social media. David Haskin, 24, was advised Friday on a Mesa County ...


Big claims, little action

By Staff

The affidavit that led to an FBI raid and sent Grand Junction Regional Airport into a tailspin — apparently without basis, having resulted in no arrests — paints a picture of an airport run by a domineering manager bent on ...

New campus work 
begins in Montrose 
for people in need

By Amy Hamilton

A Montrose nonprofit agency has taken the first steps to coordinate its services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The group, Community Options Inc., broke ground Thursday on construction of a new location at 932 ...

Palisade voters to have say on broadband

By Amy Hamilton

Palisade residents will have the chance to vote on a future that could include better broadband service. Town trustees this week agreed to place a measure on the municipal ballot asking voters whether they want to override Senate Bill 152. ...

Court rejects appeal for outfitter in Meeker who led illegal hunts

By Charles Ashby

A Meeker man convicted in 2013 for conducting several illegal hunts over numerous years lost his appeal before a federal court earlier this week. Dennis Eugene Rodenbaugh, 73, was convicted after a six-year investigation by Colorado Parks and ...

Downtown Development Authority narrows director candidates to 3

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction’s Downtown Development Authority has secured three finalists, whittled down from a field of 39 candidates, for the agency’s top job. The finalists for the executive director position include Jon Maraschin, who is ...

Nov. 5 hearing set for parents of slain infant

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A judge on Thursday set a Nov. 5 preliminary hearing in the cases of a Parachute couple charged in connection with their infant daughter. Meanwhile, Kathy Goudy, the attorney for Phyllis Wyatt, indicated the ...

Lee McDonald mug

Prosecutor: Suspect was intent on murdering man

By Paul Shockley

Lee McDonald paused, got two knives and stabbed a man 31 times, leaving a bloody trail across two blocks last summer in an Orchard Mesa neighborhood, a Mesa County prosecutor told a jury Thursday. Deputy District Attorney Jennifer Springer ...

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