Ashlyn Fishburn, a student at Fruita Monument High School, places her hand covered in paint on a wall at the parking garage on Fourth Street and Rood Avenue. School District 51 high school students and community members added their handprints to a mural in honor of Kindness in Contagious week. This year’s theme is “Stomping the Stigma of Mental Illness.” There was free coffee, hot chocolate and music at this event Monday afternoon.
Austin Holzer was 17 years and 10 months old when he shot and killed a loved and respected Mesa County sheriff’s deputy who was trying to arrest him.
A nine-year high in new residential building permits issued last month combined … more
DENVER — When Rep. Dan Thurlow was a freshman in the Colorado Legislature, … more
DENVER — This week, the Legislature will take up a bill designed to help … more
A Grand Junction man could be charged with two felony counts of sexual assault … more
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Sled dog teams compete in the Grand Mesa Summit Challenge Feb. 4.
Thousands packed Main Street for the Lions Club Parade.
See complete coverage of the Class 4A state wrestling tournament in Denver.
Javelin thrower at GJHS, majestic eagle soars, grapplers prepare for state.
Double dutch time for Dual Immersion, smell the roses, Field to Fork innovation.
Rim Rock math enrichment teacher Felicia Casto wins prestigious award.
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Mesa County sheriff’s deputies and search and rescue team members responded Sunday evening … more
Austin Holzer was 17 years and 10 months old when he shot and killed a loved and respected Mesa … more
You’ve probably skied on Grand Mesa, or snowmobiled, or snowshoed. Or made snow angels or … more
A survey of 200 School District 51 teachers shows that nearly three-quarters of them feel stressed … more
Most people want less intrusion into their lives by federal government Scott Braden’s … more
We’ve been critical of the actions of David Shepard and Bill Marvel, two tenants of the … more
Efforts to dismantle our system of public lands are off to a brisk start in Congress, led by … more
Major retailers are pulling out of Utah’s Outdoor Retailer show. Others are meeting with … more
While the debate about state legislation to do away with Colorado’s health insurance … more
The First Street reconstruction is welcome news. I have lived in Grand Junction for 32 years and … more
Riley Garner-Orr slowly pulled himself off the mat and found an outstretched hand waiting. … more
Southwestern League championship? Earned it back. … more
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Earlier this week, I was invited to sit on a panel hosted by Conservation Colorado to discuss how … more
DENVER — The photos won’t come down for another year. … more
DENVER — Four, three, two, one. … more
GPA: 4.3 … more
■ Joseph Deters, a junior at Central High School, was accepted for early entry to Colorado … more
All meals served with 1 percent milk: … more
I was searching for an anecdote about Presidents Day to highlight here, in honor of the upcoming … more
Honestly, it wasn’t much: three mediocre birds rendered in oils, flying through an insipid … more
Event features valley author … more
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DENVER (AP) — Jonathan Drouin made just one move to score the game-winner. He was too spent to do more than that.
PARACHUTE, Colo. (AP) — The western Colorado town of Parachute is getting a drive-through marijuana shop, believed to be the first in the state.
CARBONDALE, Colo. (AP) — Police in western Colorado say a man battered somebody else's pickup with a baseball bat and then left a note acknowledging he had anger issues.
DENVER (AP) — A 26-year-old man says he was making an action video with friends when he fell 40 feet down the chimney of a downtown Denver apartment building.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Sydney Wiese had 14 points, Kolbie Orum added 10 and No. 11 Oregon State used a late push to get past Colorado 54-49 on Friday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent, savvy yet personable voice for his country's interests who could both spar and get along with his Western counterparts, died suddenly Monday after falling ill in his office at Russia's U.N. mission.
WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Survivors of a 2003 nightclub fire that killed 100 people have marked the 14th anniversary of the blaze with small gatherings where it happened.
ATLANTA (AP) — Self-driving vehicles could begin tooling down a bustling Atlanta street full of cars, buses, bicyclists and college students, as the city vies with other communities nationwide to test the emerging technology.
WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of two California police officers as they responded to a traffic accident (all times local):
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gang member who was recently freed from jail killed his cousin and stole his car Monday then shot and killed a California police officer and wounded his partner before being wounded himself, authorities said.