Tag Archives: Grand Junction

One Dead In Highway 13 Accident

A Grand Junction man died in an accident yesterday on Highway 13 north of Rifle. 54-year-old Troy Friar was driving when he lost control and rolled his vehicle. Friar, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was not wearing his seat belt Continue reading

Listen To CPW Commission Meetings

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will meet Thursday and Friday in Grand Junction. The meetings will take place at the Courtyard Marriott Thursday and Friday from 8:30 to 12:30. The commission will be discussing the Colorado Trail Continue reading

VFW To Host Town Hall Thursday

The Craig VFW will host a meeting and Town Hall this week at the Veterans Hall in Craig.  Paul Sweeny from the Grand Junction VA Hospital will be at The Veterans Experience Board meeting Thursday from 3 to 5.  Following the board meeting, there will be an open Town Hall starting at 6.  The Craig VFW has Continue reading

UPDATE: Blodgett Released On Bond

Despite recommendations from the District Attorney, bail for Justin Blodgett was reduced yesterday from $100,000, to $10,000. Blodgett is facing a felony manslaughter charge relating to the death of Raymond Terrill, who died after the two were reportedly involved in a fight last week in Craig. Blodgett’s lawyer said Terrill’s wife approved of the bond reduction and said Continue reading

UPDATE: Man Charged With Man Slaughter Has Bail Set At $100,000

Justin Blodgett of Grand Junction, who is charged with man slaughter relating to the death last week of Raymond Terrill from Ozark Missouri, had his bail set at $100,000 Friday in a Moffat County Court. Terrill and Blodgett got into a fight near the Travel-O-Tel motel in Craig early Thursday Continue reading

Man Dies After Craig Altercation

Craig Police are investigating an altercation that lead to the death of one of those involved. Police received report of a man performing CPR on someone outside the Travel-O-Tel around 2:40 Thursday morning. 36-year-old Raymond Terrill, of Ozark Missouri,was transported from the motel, on the east end of Craig, to the hospital where he Continue reading

Bennet To Host Town Hall Friday

Colorado US Senator Michael Bennet will host a town hall Friday  at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction. The town hall will give the Senator an opportunity to address questions and concerns that people in the area may have. The Continue reading

Regional Wrestling Tournaments Start Today

Regional wrestling tournaments kick off today. SoRoCo, Meeker, Rangely, West Grand, North Park and Hayden are competing at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction.  Steamboat is wrestling at Denver West High School and Moffat County at Buena Vista High School. The top 4 finishers at each weight will advance to the State Tournament next weekend in Denver. According to On the Mat Continue reading

Mule Deer Carcass Left To Rot

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are looking for the public’s help in identifying the person responsible for shooting and killing a mule deer buck and leaving the body and meat to rot. The buck was found dead earlier this week northwest of Grand Junction. Officials noted that whoever killed the animal made no attempt to salvage the meat and left the antlers on the animal. In addition to Continue reading

Snow Dumps On Craig, Not Surrounding Areas

With only two inches of accumulation expected in Craig between yesterday and today, the amount of snow that fell was a surprise. Craig residents were not the only ones caught off guard this morning as the storm also surprised the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. In what John Kyle of the National Weather Service called an anomaly, Craig received the largest amount of snow from the storm. As much as 24 inches of Continue reading

Trump Sounds Off On Clinton And Media In Grand Junction

trumpRepublican Presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke to a crowd of thousands yesterday at the Grand Junction Regional Airport. Trump covered a range of topics from energy development, trade and the economy to, immigration, healthcare and the military. Trump also focused attacks on his Continue reading

Good Samaritan Motorist Shot On Highway 13

Garfield SheriffA 31-year-old man was shot just after midnight Sunday on Highway 13 about 5 miles north of Rifle. The incident occurred when he stopped to offer assistance to the driver of a stopped vehicle with flashing emergency lights. As he approached the vehicle, someone inside shot him in the torso. After being shot, he returned to his vehicle and was able to drive away and Continue reading