Thirteen new volunteers were sworn in as Court Appointed Special Advocates by Chief Judge David Bottger, Thursday afternoon at the Mesa County Justice Center.
According to CASA Execuive Director Janet Rowland there are now a total of 86 new CASA advocates sworn in this year.
CASA volunteers are specially trained to represent an abused child’s voice in court.
The next volunteer orientation meeting will take place Sept. 21. Visit www.casamc.org.
The number of marijuana-related expulsions in School District 51 was cut nearly in half year-over-year in 2014-15, a feat district officials attribute to counseling programs and security officer presence in schools.
Water rushing off Grand Mesa through the Ute Water Conservancy District’s … more
There’s always more requests than money to fund the needs. … more
Rescuers pulled four adults and one teenager from the Colorado River Wednesday … more
The Mesa Land Trust has secured another piece of ranch land for permanent … more
Mesa County health officials on Wednesday advised residents to take precautions … more
Rockies support Special Oly, surfing in Glenwood, team tennis tournament.
New Sacred Heart church, movies under the stars, canning with new tech.
Get a unique view of the west while on horseback.
Former CMU pitcher enjoying his time with GJ Rockies.
New book marks best hikes in Moab and Arches National Park.
Economic indicators across local industries reveal more of the same.
Mesa County health officials on Wednesday advised residents to take precautions after a rabbit … more
The dedication of the new How Are the Children? memorial statue was a bittersweet event for those … more
Several new laws went into effect on Wednesday, including one that makes manufacturing marijuana … more
The number of marijuana-related expulsions in School District 51 was cut nearly in half … more
Mom accused of child abuse … more
■ Franklin Abel Mestas, 69, Palisade, died June 28, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital. … more
Zulian’s letter about the ACA was full of misinformation Mr. Zulian’s letter … more
Recently Community Hospital CEO Chris Thomas boasts of “saving” Mesa County over … more
I was out of town last week in New Mexico, which I consider to be part of the United States, … more
The city of Grand Junction finds itself in a legal pickle stemming, in part, from its lack of a … more
Hospital led provider networks bad for Mesa County Recently Community Hospital CEO … more
The Grand Valley lacks a cohesive approach to economic development, resulting in “random … more
Grand Junction got its bats going in the late innings, but a ninth-inning rally fell one run short … more
Hole in One … more
Timeout guidelines: Fax information at least two weeks prior to registration deadline or event to … more
Orem 6, Grand Junction 5 … more
The Rocky Mountain Oysters have tried to give a few games away this season. It’s one of the … more
A rough second inning for Gavin Glanz resulted in a five-run outburst by Orem on Tuesday night as … more
Singing Sangrita … more
America! Not only is it the land of the free and home of the brave, but it’s a place of … more
It turns out we’re happy. … more
The world of canning and preserving foods has not been left behind by technology. The industry is … more
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DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — A planned pot-friendly ranch resort in southwest Colorado has been snuffed before it opened. The 170-acre CannaCamp resort touted weed-friendly activities such as hiking and fishing.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The first week of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes' defense case has provided new details about his mental state around the time he killed 12 people and injured 70 more during a packed midnight movie premiere.
LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Stooped with age but still smiling and joking, three Colorado veterans who were taken prisoner by the German military in World War II got their medals Thursday, more than 70 years after they were liberated.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado theater shooter James Holmes' IQ score dropped dramatically over two years he was in jail, possibly because of mental illness.
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Investigators have identified a person of interest in the case of a 13-year-old boy who went missing in 2012 and whose remains were found seven months later in southwestern Colorado.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trying to close the books on the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP agreed Thursday to provide billions of dollars in new money to five Gulf Coast states in a deal the company said would bring its full obligations to an estimated $53.8 billion.
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. (AP) — Billboards and TV commercials, living room visits, guess-your-water-use booths, and awards for water stinginess — a wealthy swath of Orange County that once had one of the worst records for water conservation in drought-stricken California is turning things around, proving it's possible to get people to change their ways.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The body of a convicted murderer who broke out of prison and was fatally shot after three weeks on the run was released to a funeral home Thursday as his fellow escapee continued his recovery at a hospital under heavy guard.
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — A missing Phoenix-area couple were killed and buried in the yard of a man who told investigators he was high on methamphetamine when he shot the husband and wife, authorities said Thursday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A young woman was shot to death, apparently at random, while walking with her father and a friend along a popular pedestrian pier on the San Francisco waterfront.