For Colorado Mesa University professor Yuqiong McClelland, language is not just about memorizing verb tenses and reciting words. It’s about being immersed in a culture as much as possible.
“I think China has a splendid history,” McClelland said. “We may have different values, so if you learn Mandarin, you can get to know our values and our culture all by yourself.”
Rates for Ute Water customers are headed higher for the fourth year in a row. The water conservancy district’s board of directors announced Tuesday that starting Jan. 1 the minimum charge for the first 3,000 gallons of water used in a month will go from $20 to $22, while residential tap fees will increase 3 percent, from $6,800 per tap to $7,000.
The building at 750 Main St. will remain on the tax rolls a bit longer after the … more
Grand Junction city officials two years ago repaired a valuation glitch that … more
Grand Junction Police Department investigators located, but did not immediately … more
A traffic stop in a Montrose strip mall ended in death Monday when a man … more
Man cited for noise again … more
Scenes from the annual HopeWest Holiday Show and Luncheon.
Four Grand Valley women share unique, strong friendship.
More fly out of Grand Junction airport in third quarter, bucking a trend.
Honors for CMU athletes, Palisade power playoffs, CMU VB hosts RMAC.
City reports best third quarter in five years in sales.
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For Colorado Mesa University professor Yuqiong McClelland, language is not just about memorizing … more
Rates for Ute Water customers are headed higher for the fourth year in a row. … more
At a time of big challenges for the coal industry, the owner of a mine near Paonia is showing … more
■ Steven James Engelsma, 53, Clifton, died Nov. 22, 2015, at HopeWest and Hospice Care … more
A 21-year-old faced a Mesa County judge Monday morning, accused of escaping custody while … more
As the number of immigrants dislocated by the war in Syria grows in Europe, pressure is increasing … more
In his recent column “Fracking supports our freedom,” Rick Wagner claimed that … more
Mesa County commissioners will soon finalize a budget for 2016 by either “raiding” the … more
Carbon fee and dividend provides environmental as well as financial benefits Greg Walcher’s … more
“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched … more
I am co-owner of Bonsai Design, an outdoor recreation manufacturer in Grand Junction. I have also … more
Expect a lot of running and scrappy defense from the Central girls basketball team this season. … more
The proverbial level of hunger for the Delta and Roosevelt high school football teams has … more
Nothing about the proposed football conferences released by the Colorado High School Activities … more
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Their hearts sank when the Colorado Mesa volleyball players and coaches heard Regis University was … more
I’ve avoided a “What to drink this Thanksgiving” column for several reasons, … more
Coloradans spent about $36.6 billion on health care in 2013, a 327 percent increase from two … more
Community Hospital announced last week that it has reached an agreement with four of the providers … more
It’s undeniable — winter is nearly here, with those long, warm days of summer fun in … more
About 85 miles southeast of Pagosa Springs, Colorado, and 35 miles from Santa Fe lies the tiny … more
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DENVER (AP) — Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan each scored 18 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Denver Nuggets 111-94 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
DENVER (AP) — Six Denver sheriff's deputies were placed on restricted duty while authorities investigate an incident at the downtown jail involving an inmate who later died, the latest problem for a troubled agency trying to reform after a series of misconduct and excessive-force allegations.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning will spend the next week in a walking cast and is expected to miss at least two more games with a torn plantar fascia in his left foot.
DENVER (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Tuesday her use of the term "illegal immigrants" was a "poor choice of words" and she pledged not to use it anymore, responding to criticism from immigration activists.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado theater shooting prosecutors are seeking nearly $1 million in restitution to pay for victims' medications, mental health care and other needs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Low gas prices were driving more people to hit the road to reach their Thanksgiving celebrations, and airports were bustling Wednesday as travelers flying to meet family and friends braved long lines and fears about terrorism.
CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local):
CHICAGO (AP) — The white officer who shot a black Chicago teen 16 times has been charged with murder and jailed. The graphic video of the slaying has been made public. And in the hours after the footage was released, protesters seemed to honor pleas for restraint.
CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago released a video Tuesday showing the fatal shooting of black 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by a white police officer. Here is what is seen on the relevant portion of the video, which runs for less than 40 seconds and has no audio:
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A steady stream of mourners entered a north Minneapolis church on Wednesday to pay their respects to a man whose death in a confrontation with police sparked more than a week of protests. Meanwhile, charges were pending against three men suspected in a melee that left five protesters with gunshot wounds.