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Parents sought in murder of Parachute infant

By Dennis Webb

Police have issued arrest warrants for the parents in the murder of a Parachute infant girl. Parachute Police Chief Cary Parmenter said in a news release that the two are thought to have fled Parachute with an eventual destination of ...

Coroner releases identity of man killed in motorcycle wreck

By Staff

A motorcyclist who was killed after he was hit by a car north of downtown Grand Junction on Thursday was identified Saturday as 69-year-old Dennis Gustafson of Grand Junction. The Mesa County Coroner’s Office said Gustafson died of ...


Judge: 10 days, $10,000 fine
 for contempt
 in Blagg trial

By Paul Shockley

A former juror convicted of criminal contempt — in a case the presiding judge said was unprecedented in Colorado’s court system — was ordered Friday to serve 10 days in the Mesa County Jail and fined $10,000 toward resolving ...

Ursa plans drilling within community

By Dennis Webb

Ursa Resources has filed a proposal with Garfield County to drill 53 wells from two pads in the residential community near Parachute. The proposal is expected to be the first phase of a drilling project in the community that could involve up ...

Local gay leaders:
 Battle won, but
 struggle not over

By Charles Ashby

The U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling upholding same-sex couples’ right to marry had gay rights supporters locally and statewide celebrating on Friday. But as those celebrations were going on, some gay rights advocates warned ...

Counties to receive lower payments

By Charles Ashby

Mesa, Garfield and Montrose counties will receive the most in federal PILT payments in the state again this year, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., announced Thursday. The acronym stands for payments in lieu of taxes, as the land is owned by ...


Devices monitor your air quality

By Amy Hamilton

The Grand Valley just received some new tools to monitor its air quality, thanks to work from the local group Citizens for Clean Air. The organization recently obtained a grant to purchase a dozen small air-quality monitors available for ...


White Hall demolition to begin

By Gary Harmon

What is left of White Hall will start coming down on Monday. A contractor hired by the Grand Junction Downtown Development Authority is to begin work on removing what is left of the building that was originally constructed as the First ...

Council may have violated law, leader of coalition says

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction city councilors may have violated the intent of the Colorado Open Meetings Law when they voted without a word of discussion on a motion to give resigning City Manager Rich Englehart a hefty severance package, even though they ...


Motorcyclist dies after crash

By Amy Hamilton

The driver of a motorcycle died at a hospital after a crash with a vehicle at Fifth Street and Gunnison Avenue on Thursday morning, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Police blocked off the area near Hawthorn Park for hours ...

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