The signs of self-sustaining economic recovery are taking shape across the United States and, to a lesser but real degree, in Grand Junction, two economists said Monday.
Outside of the usual threats — such as wars and natural disasters — the main threat to a recovery lies in the prospect of new rules and regulation, said William Dunkelberg, chief economist for the National Federation of Independent Business, which claims 7,000 Colorado member companies, most of them in rural areas.
A Mesa County foster parent allegedly confessed she got “out of control” when she held an 11-month-old baby by the neck and repeatedly shook her because the baby wouldn’t stop crying, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.
A bring-your-own-marijuana gathering that would have been a first in Mesa County … more
Naked window-peeper cited … more
Colorado assessors plan to contract for a study that will help the state update … more
In her first term as Mesa County clerk and recorder, Sheila Reiner said she has … more
Mesa County commissioners voted unanimously Monday to accept a property deed and … more
Young and old alike attended the Avalon Theatre Gala event.
Caprock volleyball fun, high school softball, pro rodeo competition.
The grand reopening and tour of the Avalon Theater Wednesday morning.
Eyes on a dragonfly, new U.S. citizens get sworn in, a crowd at the Avalon.
Lost Lake isn’t really lost and it’s a great place for hikers, anglers.
Scenes from Pork ‘n Hops and the Colorado Pro Rodeo.
Mesa County commissioners voted unanimously Monday to accept a property deed and adopt a contract … more
Common Core took a hit Monday from Republicans and Democrats running to represent Mesa County in … more
The Grand Junction Police Department is investigating a reported hit-and-run crash that ended in a … more
The signs of self-sustaining economic recovery are taking shape across the United States and, to a … more
A Mesa County foster parent allegedly confessed she got “out of control” when she held … more
■ Jeanne Lorraine Bailey, 69, Austin, died Sept. 18, 2014, at Montrose Memorial Hospital. … more
A Denver Post story about discrepancies in prison time for child pornography convictions in … more
I read Gary Harmon’s article on Claudette Konola and I needed to respond. … more
They’ve been interesting, recent economic development discussions in our community. … more
Avalon opening night treated symphony goers to an inspiring concert What a wonderful, inspiring … more
A woman’s right to make her own health care choices is under attack. Congressman Cory … more
Sometimes an outsider’s perspective helps correct the forest-for-the-trees myopia we can … more
Trevor McKune’s 2-over-par 146 through the first two rounds of the RMAC No. 1 men’s … more
It’s easy to confuse two stadiums with virtually the same name, so when word got out Monday … more
Colorado Mesa volleyball coach Dave Fleming was pleased with his team for sweeping Black Hills … more
The social media platform Twitter has become an easy way to connect with experts on any subject. … more
Fruita Monument 7, Central 0 … more
RMAC Standings … more
Nearly 40 years ago, a small group of local physicians started thinking about ways to recruit … more
The executive director of a new health care advocacy group says his primary mission is to reduce … more
GPA: 4.3571 … more
8 Delta students earn Scholar Awards … more
Imagine yourself surrounded by whimsy, in a world of steam-powered contraptions and Victorian-era … more
As I watched the couple approach, my eyes were drawn to the two beautiful Shetland sheepdogs … more
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DENVER (AP) — Andrew Cogliano and Patrick Maroon scored 44 seconds apart in the third period, lifting the Anaheim Ducks to a 5-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche in a split-squad exhibition game Monday night.
DENVER (AP) — Five Denver sheriff's deputies followed the rules when they used a sleeper hold and stun gun to restrain a homeless street preacher who died in the downtown jail, a defense attorney said Monday.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors and defense lawyers in the Colorado theater shootings case urged the judge on Monday to bar cameras from the courtroom during the trial, saying witnesses could be harassed and threatened because of the coverage.
DENVER (AP) — Michael Cuddyer homered, Rafael Ynoa drove in three runs and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3 on Sunday.
DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of military veterans received free marijuana during a special giveaway in Denver designed to show that pot can help ease their pain.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three months after announcing its intention to ban land mines, the Obama administration is carving out an exception for its stockpile on the Korean Peninsula.
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — A 10-day manhunt for the survivalist accused of ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks has narrowed to the rural area where he grew up and his parents still live, but the suspect has managed to elude capture despite the efforts of hundreds of law enforcement officials.
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — On the wall over her bunk in Kuwait, Marine Cpl. Nivia Huskey proudly displays a collection of sonogram printouts of the baby boy her pregnant spouse is carrying back home in North Carolina. If all goes as planned, the 28-year-old military policewoman will return to Camp Lejeune in time for a January delivery at an on-base hospital.
NEW YORK (AP) — Osama bin Laden's son-in-law is in a New York courtroom, waiting to hear whether he will face life in prison or something less after his conviction in his terrorism case.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two months before Omar J. Gonzalez allegedly hopped a White House fence, dashed across the North Lawn and entered the executive mansion, he was arrested in rural Virginia, heavily armed and carrying a map of Washington tucked inside a Bible — with a circle drawn around the White House.