Nothing comes easy for Carrelyn Bunting when it comes to Mesa County.
Driving west on Interstate 70 during a trip earlier this month to Grand Junction to pick up her grandson, the brakes on Bunting’s sport-utility vehicle failed at the worst imaginable point: on descent from the Eisenhower Tunnel into Silverthorne. They avoided a crash and, with some quick repairs in Silverthorne, carried on the next morning.
One man was killed and another critically injured after they were thrown from a vehicle when it crashed early Saturday in the Fruita area. The men, who were not identified, were the only two people involved in the single-vehicle crash at the intersection of 17 1/4 and K 3/4 Roads, according to a Colorado State Patrol release.
Warmer weather causes many people to seek outdoor dining and a cold brew. Grand … more
Nothing comes easy for Carrelyn Bunting when it comes to Mesa County. … more
One man was killed and another critically injured after they were thrown from a … more
There appears to be new life at the former home of GJ Scores bowling alley, and … more
While shopping at Walmart a lovely lady stepped up and paid for my groceries. I … more
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Aaron Jenkins watched from the first row at First Church of Nazarene Thursday night as his alma mater, Grand Junction High School, performed in a choir concert for his benefit. Jenkins, who is now a sophomore at the University of Colorado at Boulder, lost both of his parents within seven months … more
Chelsy Mills chose to excel in high school when it might have been easier to give up. … more
Several events this holiday weekend will honor the men and women who died while serving in the … more
Two townhome units were heavily damaged after a fire swept through a complex Saturday morning at … more
Dumpster fire costly … more
Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: … more
PARACHUTE — Two students made Grand Valley High School history Saturday, crossing the stage … more
As thousands of people from around the country gather in the Grand Valley this week for the Alpine … more
The Grand Canyon watershed should be a national monument? Are you kidding? … more
Each year, Americans across the country enjoy the fresh Palisade peaches that are grown on my … more
While shopping at Walmart a lovely lady stepped up and paid for my groceries. I was shocked and … more
State swim meet at CMU merited more coverage As your article in Saturday’s paper stated, … more
It’s only been a little more than half a year since our fair swing state was inundated with … more
Connors State (Okla.) College is one of the best hitting teams in the nation, and the Cowboys … more
It was not a day for pitchers. … more
Midland’s Beck channels inner Willie Mays … more
With three starting pitchers entering the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series without a loss, … more
Darius Reese hustled to first base after drilling a shot to deep center field in the top of the … more
J.D. Underwood could always hit, but he wants to pitch. … more
Monday — Closed for Memorial Day. … more
Have you ever thought of becoming a foster pet parent? … more
Sunday, May 26 … more
5:30 a.m. … more
I’m starting my 11th summer here in Grand Junction and need some advice on where in my yard … more
Fifteen more days. … more
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DENVER (AP) — Three men accused of fatally stabbing five people at a Denver bar that authorities say was set on fire to cover up the killings have pleaded not guilty.
THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — A high school student whose class project included a soldier memorial display with a replica AK-47 was carrying it to his mom in the parking lot Friday around the time another student and a teacher said they saw someone outside with what looked like a rifle, police said.
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche are rounding up the old crew to restore the downtrodden franchise.
DENVER (AP) — In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. asked a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.
DENVER (AP) — Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is challenging the part of the federal health care law that requires for-profit companies to offer employees health coverage that includes products the business owners find morally objectionable, such as certain types of contraception.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Two women died after being swept away by floodwaters after weekend rains deluged numerous roads in San Antonio, forcing more than 235 rescues by emergency workers who aided stranded motorists and homeowners at times using inflatable boats.
SEATTLE (AP) — The collapse of an Interstate highway bridge in northern Washington state is a wake-up call for the entire nation, the chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board says.
SEATTLE (AP) — Thousands of bridges around the U.S. may be one freak accident or mistake away from collapse, even if the spans are deemed structurally sound.
CHAFFEE, Mo. (AP) — A highway overpass in southeast Missouri collapsed early Saturday when rail cars slammed into one of the bridge's pillars after a cargo train collision, authorities said. Seven people were injured, though none seriously.
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — They say you should never make a big decision when you're emotional. But what if there's barely a moment to think and a life-or-death choice looming?