At first glance, a maintenance garage doesn’t seem like the most festive place to host Santa’s workshop.
On one side, boxes stuffed with toys sit waiting for families underneath lifts beefy enough to hoist mammoth engines. Rolling tool boxes have been stashed to the side to make room, and the slight whiff of motor oil lingers in the air among carefully selected boxes of food, stacked high on pallets and wound tight with plastic wrap.
Two local men were among 20 people nationwide who were pardoned or had their sentences commuted by President Barack Obama on Wednesday. David Neil Mercer of Grand Junction and Albert Byron Stork of Delta were among the dozen people to have their sentences, for a variety of crimes, pardoned. Eight others had part of their sentences commuted.
A former Mesa County sheriff’s deputy, charged with impersonating a woman … more
At first glance, a maintenance garage doesn’t seem like the most festive … more
Two local men were among 20 people nationwide who were pardoned or had their … more
Eight months ago, word of a presidential pardon at the Delta County home of … more
■ Brenda Lou Archer, 60, Grand Junction, died Dec. 15, 2014, at Eagle … more
Shoemaker ready to expand, saloon for seniors, busy at the post office.
High Desert Opera sneak peek at the library.
Wearing made-in-Montrose sneakers is like walking barefoot.
Meet Kristy Claycomb, stylist at Emeritus at Sunrise Creek in Montrose.
Order the book filled with 25 years of landscapes and adventures.
Photo gallery from DuBois arrival procession and funeral in Rifle.
■ Brenda Lou Archer, 60, Grand Junction, died Dec. 15, 2014, at Eagle Ridge Nursing Home. … more
Mesa County’s adoption of an amended agreement with the health benefits company that … more
Slap the wax on your skis and lace up those snowboarding boots. … more
A judge Wednesday continued a preliminary hearing that had been scheduled for New Year’s Eve … more
The number of Mesa County residents who checked in at area hospitals with flu jumped from four to … more
The town of New Castle plans to install a permanent memorial honoring Air Force Capt. William … more
States can do a better job of administering land than the BLM Gee, Janice Shepherd, in her recent … more
The unsavory details of Paige Birgfeld’s personal life emerged as detectives attempted to … more
The opening of a new 11-bed in-patient psychiatric facility in Grand Junction adds an important … more
Congratulations to the Colorado Water Conservation Board and staff for presenting the first full … more
Anyone who thought Senator Mark Udall might just quietly fade from the Washington scene after his … more
Responding to terrorism with violence compounds the problem The other day a letter was published … more
Jonathon Stelling and Drew Schumann were among the many returning wrestlers for Colorado Mesa last … more
Jacob Seely remembers when he was a young boy watching the Warrior Classic with big eyes. … more
Former Colorado Mesa volleyball coach Rusty Crick will be inducted into the 2015 Rocky Mountain … more
Timeout guidelines: Fax information at least two weeks prior to registration deadline or event to … more
After a second straight Class 1A state championship, Paonia High School placed six players on the … more
After 10 seasons in Montrose, Todd Casebier is returning to the Grand Valley. … more
Ask them why — why all the lights, why the tremendous displays, why the snowmen and carols … more
“No, thank you,” I tell the cashier, “I do not want to round up my change to … more
The only psychiatric hospital on the Western Slope spent $400,000 over the past three months to … more
GPA: 4.403 … more
■ Benjamin Hogue, a first-year seminary student from Grand Junction, was awarded a … more
Here are results of recent bridge games: … more
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DENVER (AP) — James Harden scored 41 points, including eight in overtime, and the Houston Rockets beat the Denver Nuggets 115-111 on Wednesday night after Arron Afflalo tied the game on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer at the end of regulation.
DENVER (AP) — Researchers say they've collected promising weather data by flying drones into big Western and Midwestern storms. Now they want to expand the project in hopes of learning how tornados form.
DENVER (AP) — Over an angst-filled summer of 2012, track coach Jon Drummond and his ailing star sprinter, Tyson Gay, wrestled with whether Gay should use a mysterious medicine that might help him run pain-free at the London Olympics.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado will spend more than $8 million researching marijuana's medical potential — a new frontier because government-funded marijuana research traditionally focuses on the drug's negative health effects.
EAGLE, Colo. (AP) — A 14-year-old Colorado boy will spend 10 years behind bars after pleading guilty to killing his father and trying to conceal the slaying for six days by keeping the body at home and telling the man's employer he was sick.
NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. official says North Korea has been linked to the unprecedented act of cyberwarfare against Sony Pictures that exposed tens of thousands of sensitive documents and escalated to threats of terrorist attacks that ultimately drove the studio to cancel all release plans for the film at the heart of the hack, "The Interview."
NEW YORK (AP) — Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation's largest multiplex chains pulling the film from their screens, Sony Pictures Entertainment took the unprecedented step of canceling the Dec. 25 release of the Seth Rogen comedy "The Interview."
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba moved on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations — a historic shift that could revitalize the flow of money and people across the narrow waters that separate the two nations.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — In the aftermath of Michael Brown's death, legal activists suggested that some of the raw anger that erupted in suburban St. Louis had its roots in an unlikely place — traffic court.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alan Gross spent five years wasting away in a Cuban prison, losing hope that he would ever be free and at one point apparently contemplating suicide. He dropped more than 100 pounds, developed hip problems and lost most of the vision in one eye.