Grand Junction firefighters, lower right, leave East MIddle School after attending to a small explosion in the boiler room near the main administration office this morning. Students were evacuated from the building and spent about 30 minutes with teachers at the school’s football field after a vent blew. No one was injured in the explosion, and an announcement made to the student body said that a letter would be sent home with the children for their parents this afternoon.
A woman who was trained on spotting welfare fraud as an employee of the Mesa County Department of Human Services was arrested Monday on allegations she defrauded the agency of various welfare program funds totaling nearly $13,000. Michelle Rich, 32, of Grand Junction, was released from the Mesa County Jail on Tuesday after signing out on a $7,500 personal-recognizance bond, after she was advised of charges including attempt to influence a public servant, theft, forgery and second-degree
Expanding International Baccalaureate programming into more grades, decreasing … more
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday heard … more
The Grand Junction Regional Airport’s governing board approved making an … more
A Glenwood Springs man has told police he was trying to pull a gun away from his … more
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A thank you to the tutors and volunteers at the Riverside Educational Center.
Locals enjoyed a concert version of Bizet’s “Carmen” Saturday.
Locals wined and dined to raise funds at Two Rivers Convention Center Saturday.
Downtown Palisade was abuzz Friday during the 6th annual Honeybee Festival.
Time for bird-watching, or how about horse-shoeing, or hiking the Onion Creek.
GoPro footage of the “Steer Stroll” from the steer’s view.
A Glenwood Springs man has told police he was trying to pull a gun away from his girlfriend when … more
A Palisade woman facing a vehicular homicide charge in the 2013 death of bicyclist will soon be … more
Hit-and-run suspect jailed … more
In what he termed an innovation tour of the state, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., visited a … more
Prosecutors on Tuesday alleged a woman was under the influence of alcohol or drugs when she caused … more
DENVER— Nick Babiak is getting a real lesson in how a bill becomes a law. … more
In the recent past, Grand Junction has largely been ignored as a tourist destination. However, the … more
After four decades of defending their reproductive freedom against anti-choice advocates, Colorado … more
One of the hallmarks of any governing body is the regulatory atmosphere it establishes for … more
GJSO gave schoolchildren a fine performance of ‘Carmen’ What a wonderful experience … more
The teachers association actively works to ensure that every student in District 51 is taught by … more
“Curiouser and curiouser” was Alice’s surprised reaction when the Victorian-era … more
NJCAA Rankings … more
Southwestern League Championship … more
Grand Junction 5, Central 2 … more
Grand Valley 10, Rifle 1 … more
Grand Junction 8, Fruita Monument 6 … more
Anglers headed to Wyoming this summer might want to check their beads at the border. … more
Health care costs disturb Coloradans … more
GPA: 4.187 … more
■ Gavin Downey, a mechanical engineering student at Colorado Mesa University, was … more
Members of the North Avenue Owners Association are hard at work promoting, revitalizing and … more
A quick turn March 30 around Edesia 2014, which subtitles itself “A Palisade Culinary, Wine … more
April Cobb, the owner of Modern Yardage in South Jordan, Utah, can see the future. … more
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BOSTON (AP) — Police stepped up patrols near the Boston Marathon finish line after a masked man walked in the street with a rice cooker in his backpack only hours after the city marked the anniversary of last year's deadly bombing.
BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors have told a judge they have no evidence that Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) knew about his brother's alleged role in a triple slaying in Waltham two years before the bombings.
MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Classes resumed Wednesday at a Pittsburgh-area high school where authorities said a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a security guard a week ago while rampaging through a hallway with two kitchen knives.
NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $50 million this year on a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling 1 million gun-control supporters to the polls, he announced Wednesday, adding a new dimension to his long-running fight for tighter firearms regulation.
DETROIT (AP) — Pressure is building for Michigan lawmakers to commit $350 million to Detroit pensions after the bankrupt city reached tentative agreements with pension funds and a retiree group.