Central High School student Sara Barms and Mesa County Sheriff Matt Lewis light the Olympic torch to open the Special Olympics, School District No. 51 Track and Field Sporting Event Monday morning at Stocker Stadium.
More than 300 students are participating in today’s games. This is the 17th year for this growing event which began in 1998 with only 11 athletes.
In a bizarre phone call, the suspect in Paige Birgfeld’s 2007 killing made an unsolicited, spontaneous reference to burying a body, according to courtroom testimony this morning.
Given all the negative press police officers are receiving nationwide, one might … more
DENVER — With only three days left in the 2015 session, Colorado lawmakers … more
Homemade bombs found … more
DENVER — There are only three days left before the 2015 session of the … more
Pilot error probably caused an airplane crash east of Collbran that claimed the … more
Harley and his best person keep good company.
Officials consider excluding Las Colonias Park from cuckoo habitat.
Sand volleyball is the newest sport at Colorado Mesa University.
Read our four-day series examining school lunches in District 51.
Millard turns contender, rugby helps players focus, GJ boys win at lacrosse.
Commercial property sales still trending upward in Mesa County.
Pilot error probably caused an airplane crash east of Collbran that claimed the lives of three … more
As the world’s oceans rise and fall, the minute changes are being measured by a Grand … more
Counselor Stacey Pottorff knew one of her students at Central High School, Tristan Brown, would do … more
GPA: 4.0 … more
■ Mariah Anderegg was named to the dean’s list for the second trimester at Johnson … more
What have taxpayers already spent to defend Michael Blagg? … more
Thank you, Sen. Crowder, for voting to keep public lands in public hands I am writing in response … more
By Raymond Keating Recently, Noble Energy announced nearly 100 layoffs in Denver and Greeley due … more
By Tracee Bentley Colorado’s emergence as a major player in the American energy resurgence … more
Right now the Bureau of Land Management has a chance to set a course for the future that meets the … more
A few weeks ago, Gov. John Hickenlooper asked the Legislature to consider several initiatives that … more
This is for the two that live in the Greenfield Run subdivision that tie their dogs in front of … more
The Colorado Mesa men’s and women’s track teams finished out the RMAC Championships on … more
They made history Friday night playing in front of the biggest crowd to watch an NCAA Division II … more
It’s been a fun and frustrating spring for Micheala Hoffman. … more
On a day when Jay Shuman shattered Palisade High School’s record in the 110-meter hurdles, … more
Whitney Rowe qualified for the finals in the 100- and 200-meter dashes during the first two days … more
The Grand Junction High School baseball team has a new pitching option for the playoffs. … more
The family that had come to Rev. Blaine Scott for counseling was having difficulty coaxing … more
Roger Teel has pastored for more than 20 years at Mile Hi Church in Lakewood and before that … more
The Mesa County 4-H Council’s annual Spring Gather Open Ranch Horse Show & Clinic is … more
Here are results of recent bridge games: … more
Here are the April 30 results for the Two Rivers Cribbage Club: first place, Dolores Fread, … more
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BROOMFIELD, Colo. (AP) — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Monday announced up to $235 million in funding for conservation projects to protect water quality and combat the drought that is ravaging parts of the West.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A video taken by a Colorado Springs man during a March traffic stop has gotten more than 30,000 views on YouTube and has become the subject of a Colorado Springs Police Department investigation.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A man with fiery orange hair was such an odd sight when he showed up at a gun range in the summer of 2012 that two volunteer supervisors went to talk to him, one of the volunteers testified Monday at the trial of Colorado theater gunman James Holmes.
DENVER (AP) — Legislation to make Colorado public schools legally liable for student safety awaits the governor's signature.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — In a story May 1 about dog waste problems, The Associated Press, relying on a report by The Aspen Times, reported erroneously the amount of dog waste collected by volunteers. It was 100 pounds, not 600 pounds.
GARLAND, Texas (AP) — One of two gunmen who opened fire with assault rifles at a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas has been identified by a law enforcement official as a man who was on the FBI's radar four years ago during a terrorism investigation. Authorities credited an off-duty officer working security at the event with saving lives by killing the gunmen.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest that exploded in violence over the weekend in Texas was organized by Pamela Geller, a New Yorker who rails against Islam with such ferocity that one of the nation's top civil rights groups lists her in its "extremist files."
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — There's not a lot of sympathy for the 11 men on death row in Nebraska, but spurred by frustration about the growing difficulty and cost of carrying out executions, lawmakers are considering eliminating the death penalty.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Officers arrested a man who appeared to be armed with a handgun in the same neighborhood where riots have broken out over the death of a man injured in police custody, but no one was hurt during the confrontation, authorities said Monday.