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De Beque backs down on Caretto annexation

By Staff

The De Beque Town Board of Trustees voted Monday to rescind the annexation and the zoning of one of three properties that Mesa County has challenged in district court. The Caretto 1 and 2 annexations and rezonings were repealed by the board ...

Buescher spends $40K; Bradford spends nothing

By Staff

State Rep. Bernie Buescher, D-Grand Junction, who has dominated the House District 55 fundraising race this year, spent a large chunk of his campaign account on advertising during the first half of September. According to Buescher’s ...


Montrose man devotes self to nonprofit work for Cambodia

By Amy Hamilton

Doug Mendel first went to Cambodia 11 years ago, but it’s like he never came back from the Southeastern Asian country. Mendel, 43, fell in love with the people, culture and food he discovered in the city of Sihanoukville and has ...

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OUT: Cattle rustler made last stand on Cold Spring Mountain

By Dave Buchanan

A quiet grave in a grove of aspen on the east side of Cold Spring Mountain is the only physical reminder of Isom Dart. Oh, there is a photograph, always the same one of the former gunslinger, rustler and rancher, with him staring straight at ...

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OUT: Grouse hunting in remote Cold Springs includes using ATVs

By Dave Buchanan

MAYBELL — At first glance, it seems there’s a lot of nothing up here. And that’s good. One town to speak of, a handful of ranches — many of which stretch to the horizon and then some — and barely enough people to ...


Woman stole money from PTA, cops say

By Amy Hamilton

After a nearly yearlong investigation, the Grand Junction Police Department on Friday issued an arrest warrant for Gretchen Blackford — a woman who was honored with School District 51’s Volunteer of the Year award in 2006 for her ...

Fugitive’s family: Bounty hunter has made threats

By Staff

Family of the fugitive whom Duane “Dog” Chapman is chasing on the Front Range say the famous bounty hunter has repeatedly threatened them during the course of his investigation. Chapman, however, said he and his posse, featured on ...

Black Mountain closed, gets 30 days to respond

By Staff

On Tuesday, Black Mountain Disposal was given 30 days to tell the Mesa County Commission how it will clean up its act. “Enough is enough,” said Commissioner Janet Rowland, minutes before the board unanimously decided to suspend ...

Boy killed 9-11-8

Father who shot son described as being ‘Kind. Gentle. Giving’

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Terry Lawrence says he has read the Bible weekly with Allen Grabe for 13 years. Attended several Christian men’s conferences with him. Enjoyed a meal at the same table in fellowship with him. And he can’t believe that man is the ...

Glenwood, Rifle bus service will increase

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — More trips and bigger buses are in store to keep up with the fast-growing use of the mass transit service between Rifle and Glenwood Springs. Garfield County commissioners on Monday agreed to contribute $658,000 next ...

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