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State DUI Crackdown

Mar 25th @ 10:24 am

The latest holiday DUI enforcement campaign generated 471 arrests over St. Patrick’s Day weekend. That was 15 less than last year. CDOT reports one person was killed in an alcohol related accident.  Colorado’s “Heat Is On” campaign runs all year with 12 DUI enforcement periods on or near national holidays and large, public events.

Ridgway Resevoir Recovery

Mar 25th @ 10:22 am

Authorities have confirmed the bodies of five people killed in a plane crash at Ridgway Reservoir are inside the plane at the bottom, approximately 65 feet deep.  According to preliminary reports, from the NTSB  the pilot reported that the plane was spinning before losing contact. County officials are bringing in a specialized dive salvage team [...]

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Mar 24th @ 2:23 pm

A Nucla woman was killed in a car accident near Grand Junction, and the non existent recovery continues in Colorado. News

Nucla Woman Killed in Car Crash

Mar 24th @ 1:56 pm

A two vehicle accident near Grand Junction left a Nucla woman dead. At around 4:40 PM Friday, 76 year old  Donna Richards of Nucla, was turning left onto Railroad Boulevard from River Road, when her Buick was broadsided on the driver’s side by a pickup driven by 55-year-old Guy Fowler of Fruita. Fowler suffered moderate [...]

Plane Crash Kills 5

Mar 24th @ 7:38 am

A plane crash in the Ridgway Reservoir Saturday afternoon has left 5 people dead. A Ouray county official says the single-engine plane was heading from Bartlesville, Oklahoma to Montrose. The bodies of five people have not yet been recovered.  KREX reports an FAA spokesman says the flight originated from Alabama, before stopping in Oklahoma. The [...]

Hydro Bill Advances

Mar 21st @ 11:20 am

The Colorado Senate approved bipartisan legislation to streamline development of small hydropower. The bill is expected to be signed by Governor Hickenlooper. The bill was introduced in the House by Reps. Coram and Mitsch Bush. The bill helps project applicants clear federal and state red tape in as quickly as 60 days for small hydro [...]

Unregistered Sex Offender Sought by Police

Mar 20th @ 1:33 pm

Grand Junction Police Department need your help finding 30 year old Lance Dylan Worrall who is believed to be in the Grand Junction area.  Lance is white, 5’11”, 190 lbs, with brown hair and green eyes and he has failed to register as a sex offender. If you know anything, contact Crime Stoppers at 241-7867.

Soliciting is Legal

Mar 20th @ 12:08 pm

Door to Door selling in Montrose is legal for the first time in nearly 80 years. City officials say they adopted the ordinance to avoid lawsuits. Business Solicitors will have to be vetted with a background check and they’ll need a permit. The ordinance does not apply to non profits, religious and political groups, schools [...]

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Mar 19th @ 3:20 pm

The 347 thousand dollar contract goes to…Find out here News.

ACLU Files Lawsuit

Mar 19th @ 2:29 pm

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit against Grand Junction’s recent ordinance that bans aggressive begging. Grand Junction city officials say the City will assess the claims and will file an answer with the court and they will not be making any comments regarding the case.

1ST ANNUAL MARCH MADNESS BUSINESS TOURNAMENT!

Mar 19th @ 11:29 am

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North Selig To Be Paved

Mar 19th @ 10:56 am

North Selig avenue In Montrose is gonna be paved this summer. The improvement of that dusty road near the old Jeans Westerner building was driven by relocated traffic signals and improving traffic according to Public Works director John Harris. The city awarded Ridgway Valley the contract. The $347,000 project includes sidewalks and curbing.

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Mar 18th @ 4:11 pm

Don’t blow off a jury summons and have you seen two black labs? Listen here: News

Night Construction on South Townsend

Mar 18th @ 11:26 am

CDOT began night work on Highway 550 in Montrose between Ogden Road and Odell Road.  Crews are replacing a culvert across all four lanes of the highway. Due to the high traffic area, the work will be conducted at night.  One lane will be closed in both directions from 8:00 at night to 5:00 a.m. [...]

Bear Creek Landowners Bothered by Trespassers

Mar 18th @ 11:25 am

Bear Creek Landowners in San Miguel County are not happy with Telluride skiers trespassing. The Post reports the U.S. Forest Service re-opened Telluride Ski Area’s Gold Hill backcountry access gates into the Bear Creek basin. The three access points had been removed after private landowners complained of skiers trespassing. The thrill seekers have been leaving the [...]

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Mar 17th @ 12:25 pm

Officials reveal the cause and manner of the Uncompahgre death and a Norwood man was rescued following an avalanche in San Miguel County.  News