Layers of mountain tops obscured by haze fade into the distance in a view from the Central City Parkway. The parkway is a four-lane highway that connects I-70 near Idaho Springs with the historic mining town of Central City.
Today’s forecast calls for a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening with a high around 73 degrees.
A convicted felon named a “person of interest” in his mother’s death confessed Monday to stabbing her with a screwdriver during a fight, suffocating her with a bed sheet and dumping her partially clothed body in the desert off 25 Road, just four miles from her home, according to an arrest warrant affidavit filed Tuesday.
Robert Buckley at The Giving Touch Massage Therapy School, 3145 Lakeside Drive, … more
A major Piceance Basin player is bringing in a partner that aims to use natural … more
Luxury housing is coming to Gateway Canyons Resort following a Mesa County … more
The Fruita City Council voted 4-0 Tuesday to hire a North Carolina town … more
A forum on a proposed coal mine in the Bookcliffs billed as informational by the … more
Watch a movie at a drive-in, Senior Games fun, plenty of rainy weather.
Dinosaur Journey Museum hosts a family festival Saturday.
Read the Q&A with indie rock band, Jamestown Revival
All you need to know about football on the Western Slope.
Sports reporter Matt Meyer takes the Ice Bucket Challenge live on KTMM 1340.
RMO Golf heats up greens, pick your mushroom, it’s football time.
A forum on a proposed coal mine in the Bookcliffs billed as informational by the sponsor, the … more
Palisade could get even more green, depending on the will of the voters. … more
Chase with scissors alleged … more
Two police officers – one a veteran with more than 16 years on the job and the other a … more
■ John C. Ertle, 92, Grand Junction, died Aug, 23, 2014 at LaVilla Grande Care Center. No … more
The Montrose police sergeant involved in a late-Sunday shooting was involved in another shooting … more
Candidate’s wife responds to statement that Henderson’s resume is thin Reading the … more
One of the desperate moves by states to find new sources of revenue in a stagnant economy is … more
Friday’s Sentinel included a letter from my opponent in the Mesa County assessor’s … more
It was reassuring to hear a top executive with Xcel Energy affirm that the giant utility has no … more
Horse racing initiative would not promote healthy economic growth First it was the national park … more
America’s prime directive in Iraq should be bolstering the Iraqi government so that … more
Playoff-race gamesmanship? You bet. … more
The distance of the putt didn’t seem to matter Tuesday on the front nine at Tiara Rado Golf … more
Central nearly put Palisade away in three games, then withstood a rally to triumph in five games … more
Pretenders will be left in the distance and dust. … more
The Pioneer League has an All-Star team, but no All-Star Game. … more
Fruita Monument landed a coach with Division I college experience to lead its boys lacrosse … more
If you’ll pardon the French, #@*&%. … more
Dear Colorado Mesa University freshmen class: … more
The things you miss most about college: … more
Martini challenge … more
Dinosaur enthusiasts descended upon Dinosaur Journey on Saturday for the 27th annual Dinosaur Day. … more
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DENVER (AP) — The amount of Colorado marijuana being seized en route to other states through the U.S. mail has more than quadrupled since 2010 and was destined for more states than before, according to a new report by a federally funded drug task force.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Three tortoises wearing iPads for a controversial Aspen, Colorado, art exhibit have been removed at a veterinarian's request because of wet, cool weather.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A provocative anti-marijuana campaign aimed at Colorado youths has angered marijuana activists for its tag line, "Don't Be a Lab Rat." Now, a Colorado city is holding off on displaying a human-size cage used in the campaign after a school district raised concerns.
DENVER (AP) — Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for "Whatever" — a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an online and television ad campaign.
MONTE VISTA, Colo. (AP) — A Monte Vista bank teller who reported tingly, numb fingers after accepting some wet dollar bills has prompted a federal investigation.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha killed a crew member with the TV show "Cops" as well as the suspect, who was armed with a pellet gun that they thought was a real handgun, authorities said Wednesday.
DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) — An experienced pilot was missing Wednesday after the flier's F-15 fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said.
PHOENIX (AP) — The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a submachine gun.
A 39-year-old firing-range instructor was killed Monday while showing a 9-year-old girl how to use an Uzi submachine gun. Charles Vacca's death at the Last Stop outdoor shooting range in White Hills, Arizona, has raised questions about allowing young children access to such weapons at firing ranges.
MIAMI (AP) — An American freelance journalist held hostage and threatened with death by Islamic militants wanted to tell the world through his writing about oppressed people in the Middle East, his mother said in a video released Wednesday.