A woman uses a coat as shelter against the rain as she gets ready to cross the intersection at Fourth Street and White Avenue during a downpour.
Several storm cells swept across the valley today, soaking pedestrians and filling streets with water.
While water levels at lakes Mead and Powell have visibly slipped in the current drought, another source, groundwater, is disappearing even more rapidly, according to a satellite study of the Colorado River Basin. A University of California, Irvine, study posted on the website of the American Geophysical Union said that the three-quarters of the water lost in the basin was drawn from groundwater and noted that the extent of groundwater loss “may pose a greater threat to the water supply of
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Tennis for all ages at Taco Bell, and Western Slope Championships swimming.
Watch the first XXXL Pizza Challenge at Bravo Pizza in Mesa Mall.
Choosing a new sheriff candidate, Fifi the B-29, new 5th Street mural.
Veterans and families visit West Star Aviation to view the B29 Superfortress.
Wine lovers enjoyed tasting the vino at the Mesa County Fair.
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■ Joe Loffreda, 74, Grand Junction, died July 23, 2014, in Grand Junction. … more
While water levels at lakes Mead and Powell have visibly slipped in the current drought, another … more
A body was found Thursday afternoon in the desert north of 25 Road several miles from where a … more
Kiel Roling could catch and throw a baseball before he was old enough to play on a team. … more
It’s not unusual for National Football League owners to achieve celebrity status. After all, … more
The Palisade Fruit and Wine byway is a unique and picturesque route that supports the heart of the … more
Mesa County is expected to charge $30 an hour to process requests for open records, the maximum … more
Russian-backed militants blast a commercial airliner out of the sky over Ukraine killing 300 … more
Drilling in Garfield Creek area is sensitive to needs of wildlife WPX Energy and the Colorado … more
The recent public spat between St. Mary’s and Community Hospital seems to have taken a very … more
Harrison Musgrave didn’t mind sitting in the dugout for 15 or 20 minutes Thursday night as … more
He signed autographs, threw out the first pitch and was recognized prior to the third inning of … more
This was Kiel Roling’s night. … more
Colorado Mesa’s women’s basketball team finished fourth in the nation in team GPA … more
Hat, necklace, repeat. … more
Taco Bell Western Slope Open … more
Giacoma Puccini’s tragic opera “Madame Butterfly” will be performed by High … more
James McMurtry returns to town for a show at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 28, at Mesa Theater and … more
There are few more directly involved in Grand Junction’s music community than Eric Psikotyk … more
Youth auditions for ‘Sleeping Beauty’ … more
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Powderhorn Mountain Resort hosts Bottles, Cans & Music Festival, a one-day event featuring … more
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DENVER (AP) — A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows the projected impact was vastly overstated in a key budget report.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts of the document in a secure room in suburban Washington after signing a secrecy agreement.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — City leaders from Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington met Friday with top executives at the U.S. Olympic Committee to hear about the nuts and bolts of bidding for the 2024 Olympics.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Police have rescued an 81-year-old Colorado woman who spent several days stranded in her bathtub, apparently after taking a tumble.
DENVER (AP) — Molson Coors Brewing President and CEO Peter S. Swinburn will retire at the end of the year.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida law restricting what doctors can tell patients about gun ownership was deemed to be constitutional Friday by a federal appeals court, which said it legitimately regulates professional conduct and doesn't violate the doctors' First Amendment free speech rights.
CHICAGO (AP) — Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers will discuss the future of the effort that has spread to dozens of cities in less than two years.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday the Justice Department is "closely monitoring" New York City's investigation into the death of a man who was placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer arresting him on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors Friday were waiting for the results of a police investigation into the killing of a burglar by an 80-year-old California homeowner who says he shot the woman in the back as she fled his home and ran down an alley, the district attorney's office said.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 10-month-old Kansas girl died after being strapped for more than two hours inside a sweltering car, and police arrested a foster parent who said he'd forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory, an official said Friday.