Western Colorado

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Junction officer is top-rate sleuth 
in audio, video

By Staff

Grand Junction Police Department audio-video technician Jordan Huslig didn’t expect to be one of the top forensic video analysts in the world. He didn’t even expect to work in law enforcement. But, after years of both on-the-job ...

Hypothermia cause of Rifle woman’s death

By Dennis Webb

A woman found dead in a ravine near her home over the weekend near Rifle died of hypothermia, the Garfield County Coroner’s Office said. The death of Maureen Jewell, 65, was ruled accidental, Deputy Coroner Thomas Walton said. Jewell ...

Mesa County deputy shoots, kills dog that bit him as officers detained man

By Staff

A Mesa County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a dog Monday night after the dog bit him while deputies were investigating a reckless driving report, authorities said. Deputies were called to the area of 29 and Patterson roads around ...

Grouse to be protected by feds

By Dennis Webb

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today will declare the Gunnison sage-grouse a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act, after last-minute state and local attempts to postpone a listing decision failed. The decision means ...


Guard commander’s mission simple but important

By Gary Harmon

For Bob Henderson, commander of the Grand Valley Combined Honor Guard, the day before Veterans Day began at 7:30 a.m. with meeting children at Shelledy Elementary School in Fruita, then continued to two funerals with full military honors at ...


Veteran carries message to others bearing trauma

By Greg Ruland

Rusty Brouse was exposed to radioactive fuel, parts and equipment so often he said the Department of Defense monitored him like a “guinea pig” for years after he left the service. “At one time, I was the most irradiated man ...

Third party leaves its mark on election

By Charles Ashby

They didn’t win any races, but members of the Colorado Libertarian Party did put their stamp on this year’s races. The party, which floated 33 candidates in several statewide and legislative contests this year, did better than it ...


Men accused of hauling drugs along I-70

By Mike Wiggins

Two men from New York have been arrested on felony drug distribution charges after authorities found 300 vials of ketamine and nearly 10 pounds of marijuana inside a trailer they were hauling on Interstate 70. Wan Chen Lo, 39, and Yi Zhong ...


Climbing world mourns death of author

By Dennis Webb

The international climbing community is mourning the death of a Garfield County rock climber and guidebook author who helped put the sheer canyon cliffs of Rifle Mountain Park on the sport’s global map. Dave Pegg, 47, was found dead in ...

Board to govern Orchard Mesa pool

By Kathleen Goddeyne

The city of Grand Junction, Mesa County and School District 51 have agreed to a new five-year contract to manage and operate the Orchard Mesa Community Center Pool, giving each party an equal say in budget-making decisions. District 51 will ...

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