Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints make up the largest denomination in Mesa County, but Roman Catholics still make up the state’s dominant religion, according to an analysis of 2010 Census data by the Association of Religious Data Archives.
The group puts LDS at the top of the number of local congregations by denomination, with 18 groups making up more than 10,000 adherents. Catholics come in second in the study with five congregations totaling more than 7,900 adherents.
A coalition of Front Range water utilities is calling in a letter for assurance that a new transmountain diversion project will be a part of a state plan aimed at filling the anticipated future gap between demand and supply. That desire by the Front Range Water Council is unsettling others who question whether the Western Slope has any more water left to give.
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Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints make up the largest … more
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The congregation of Roca Eterna Iglesia in Grand Junction has seen membership … more
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High school lacrosse heats up, while baseball, and softball find the diamonds.
Visit Rockies mascots, eating gluten-free Easter cookies, freeze hits fruit.
A thank you to the tutors and volunteers at the Riverside Educational Center.
Locals enjoyed a concert version of Bizet’s “Carmen” Saturday.
Locals wined and dined to raise funds at Two Rivers Convention Center Saturday.
A former fruit farmer from Cortez is working to cash in on the $32 billion organic food industry … more
All the free hot and buttered and corn you can eat will be ready for the munching at this year at … more
Teens with high-altitude ambitions converged on Mack Mesa Airport on Saturday, where Young Eagles … more
Giving Touch massage therapy school, 3154 Lakeside Drive, Suite 103, is a new “social … more
In a bitterly disputed post-sentence question, prosecutors and public defenders are fighting it … more
Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: … more
I think the Palisade peach would be a great state fruit. Now we just need to choose one of our … more
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By the time you finish reading this article, more than 30 cases of child abuse will have been … more
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After Legislature pits peaches, don’t boast about wine, skiing Thank goodness the proactive … more
After voters in last fall’s election rejected a hike in the state’s income tax to fund … more
Maverick Classic … more
Andy Bowen wasn’t happy at halftime, so he channeled Leonardo DiCaprio in a speech to get … more
Colorado Mesa’s baseball team continues to dominate at home this season. … more
Trevor Brown was too tired to celebrate. … more
The Central High School girls soccer team defeated Delta 5-0 on Friday, with freshman Rylea … more
Colorado Mesa University’s softball team ran its winning streak to six Friday by defeating … more
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The death of a family member or a dear friend weighs heavily on the human spirit. Each of us must … more
Walking into my friend’s house the other day, I noticed the little black fur ball in a cage … more
Just in time for National Poetry Month is L. Luis Lopez’s new book “Andromeda to … more
Beyond the candy binge, beyond the jelly beans and foil-wrapped chocolate, beyond the egg rolls … more
I don’t remember many Easter egg hunts as a kid or sitting down to a ham dinner, but there … more
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DENVER (AP) — Teenager Nathan MacKinnon is growing up fast. Almost as fast as he skates.
DENVER (AP) — Jordan Lyles pitched effectively into the eighth inning, Justin Morneau hit a two-run homer, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 Saturday night.
DENVER (AP) — A man who acknowledged stealing the luggage of 1970s rocker Peter Frampton at Denver International Airport has been given a 60-day suspended jail sentence followed by two years of probation.
DENVER (AP) — The U.S. energy boom is blurring the traditional political battle lines across the country.
DENVER (AP) — Officials say a Delta Air Lines plane on a flight from Detroit to Denver reported an unspecified potential security threat and taxied to a remote area after landing safely at Denver International Airport.
BOSTON (AP) — Several days after the Boston Marathon bombing, Gov. Deval Patrick received a call in the pre-dawn hours from a top aide telling him that police officers outside the city had just engaged in a ferocious gun battle with the two men suspected of setting the bombs and that one was dead and the other had fled.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI used millions of dollars, liquor and cigarettes seized in other cases and more than a dozen undercover operatives in an elaborate, seven-year sting operation targeting a San Francisco Chinatown association thought to be a front for a notorious organized crime syndicate.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said Saturday.
NASHPORT, Ohio (AP) — A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.
SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95.