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Police accuse Utah man of break-in, theft spree

By Mike Wiggins

A Utah man is accused of a multitude of break-ins and attempted break-ins that spanned several hours Sunday, highlighted by allegations that he stole a vehicle from a business and rammed it through a gate. Jeremiah Anthony Tomaske, 36, of ...


Leader in state water plan moving on to practice law

By Dennis Webb

A Mesa County native who led the effort to develop Colorado’s first water plan is leaving his job with the state to join a legal firm. James Eklund, director of the Colorado Water Conservation Board, is stepping down this month to begin ...


Tipton not yet a lock for health bill

By Gary Harmon

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., was a holdout Monday on the American Health Care Act, which is set for a vote Thursday. Tipton, who has said he favors repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, was expecting changes to be made to the ...

Boy, 7, pinned beneath boulder

By Gabrielle Porter

A 7-year-old Mesa County boy who survived being pinned under a boulder that fell on him Saturday evening near Gateway was flown to St. Mary’s Hospital by air ambulance, according to a local fire department. The child was camping with ...

Drones to the rescue? Rifle center may study public-safety uses

By Dennis Webb

A bill that has passed the Colorado House of Representatives would have a new state research facility in Rifle study the use of drones in firefighting and other public safety operations. House Bill 17-1070 would provide for the research and ...


Wortmann outpaces Chazen in campaign collections

By Amy Hamilton

Of the six Grand Junction City Council candidates running contested races, challenger Duke Wortmann has raised the most campaign contributions as of March 9, according to campaign filings with the Grand Junction City Clerk’s Office. ...


Wife abuser gets 10 years

By Gabrielle Porter

A Mesa County district judge on Friday delivered a stinging rebuke to a Fruita man who pleaded guilty to domestic violence-related charges after a series of incidents in December 2015, during which he forced his then-wife to undress and stand  ...

This Week in the Legislature, March 20, 2017

By Staff

DENVER — Now that the Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee has received the all-important March revenue forecast, the quarterly report on which the following fiscal year’s budget is based, the six-member bipartisan panel will ...


Robot heads to global arena

By Gabrielle Porter

Mesa County’s scrappy inter-high school robotics club has qualified for a global competition for the second time in its only four years of existence, and is seeking sponsors to help pay its way. The Hi Fives Robotics Team is comprised ...


Man dead in trailer park; deputies say suspicious

By Gabrielle Porter

A young man was found dead under suspicious circumstances Sunday afternoon in a Clifton trailer park, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office. The man, who Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Megan Terlecky said was in his 20s, was ...

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