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Alleged shooter arrested on manslaughter charge

By Gabrielle Porter

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting reported before 9:30 p.m. Thursday in the 2100 block of N. 17th Circle. Robert Pickford could be charged with manslaughter, a class 4 felony, in the shooting that left ...

Colorado PERA offering changes to cut liabilities

By Gary Harmon

The Colorado Public Employees Retirement System will seek legislation that will suspend benefit increases for current retirees, increase costs for employers and boost contributions by future employees. “Everybody gets to have a little ...

Email Letters: September 22, 2017

By Staff

We should all have to pay our fair share in taxes for the common good Letter writer John Nadolny is reluctant to support the upcoming tax initiatives for District 51 and public safety exclaiming “What have you folks been doing?” ...


A ‘Grand’ start for theatre

By Ann Wright

Music, acting, dancing — the stage awaits! The curtain rises, house lights down, stage lights up and the seats … Well, last season, from a box office standpoint, “we kind of knocked it out of the park,” said Mo ...

Entertainment Briefs, Sept. 22, 2017

By Staff

‘Pilar Fuerte’ mural set to be unveiled “Pilar Fuerte,” a mural by artist Jeremy Velasquez, will be unveiled at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, at the Greenway Drive underpass along the Colorado Riverfront Trail in ...

Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

By The AP

BOSTON — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, researchers said on Thursday. His lawyer announced a lawsuit against the NFL and the team, ...

Shooting for web

GJ man killed in accidental shooting; nobody arrested

By Staff

A man died Thursday night after an accidental shooting at a home in the 2100 block of North 17th Circle, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Only one other person was in the home during the time of the shooting that was called ...

Denver marijuana rally organizer appeals permit being pulled

By The AP

DENVER — The organizer of Denver’s 4/20 Rally is fighting back against the city after it permanently pulled his permit and placed him under a three-year ban on applying for future permits. KMGH-TV reported Wednesday that Parks ...

Record high temperature hits Denver, cooler weather coming

By The AP

DENVER — Denver’s high temperature on Thursday climbed to 92 degrees Fahrenheit, setting a record for the city’s hottest Sept. 21. The Denver Post reports the record high surpassed 2015’s day of 89 degrees — but ...

Richard, Padres hand Rockies 4th straight loss, 3-0

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

SAN DIEGO — The Colorado Rockies keep stumbling as they try to protect their tenuous hold on the NL’s second wild card. They’ve lost four straight games and six of eight, the latest coming Thursday night when veteran ...

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