Smoke from wildland fires cast a blue haze across the palisade and the west facade of Grand Mesa above the town of Palisade.
A red flag warning is in effect for the Western Slope of Colorado and parts of eastern Utah until 10 p.m. Thursday.
Federal spy agencies would have to demonstrate a connection between Americans and terrorism before gathering data on those Americans’ electronic communications, under legislation introduced Tuesday by U.S. Sen Mark Udall, D-Colo. The bill by Udall and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., would amend the Patriot Act to require intelligence agencies to show the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court a link to terrorism or espionage before collecting Americans’ private phone call data.
School District 51 will accept candidates for a vacant school board seat through … more
District 51 School Board members adopted a budget without millions of dollars in … more
Gunman robs Loco store … more
The cleanup of the mill-tailings pile in Moab, Utah, is on schedule, having hit … more
The thing to know about Western Colorado Wheelers is that, OK, yes, technically … more
Sneak preview the new Mesa County Library in downtown Grand Junction.
Unwinding at the Palisade Bluegrass Festival this weekend.
Melinda and Rachel try whitewater rafting near Moab.
The 2013 Relay for Life opened Friday at Long Family Memorial Park.
Listen to Kristen Yun play a 1766 French cello.
Pre-order the official guide to the award-winning wines in the Grand Valley.
Lupe and Isa trotted behind Miranda Ashman at the COBB & Associates Marketing and Communications offices. As the dogs licked at her face, Ashman planned for Take Your Dog to Work Day. For the second year, COBB will celebrate the holiday while partnering with the Roice-Hurst Humane Society to … more
The thing to know about Western Colorado Wheelers is that, OK, yes, technically it’s a … more
■ Olive N. Helber, 97, Grand Junction, died June 15, 2013, at Mantey Heights Care Center. … more
For the first time in the state’s history, a special election to decide if a sitting state … more
Federal spy agencies would have to demonstrate a connection between Americans and terrorism before … more
A freshly remodeled Mesa County Health Department clinic at 510 29 1/2 Road is anticipated to … more
Garfield County commissioners on Monday agreed to allow fireworks sales before the Fourth of July, … more
Gauntlet raised more than $16K for Special Olympics The outpouring of community support for The … more
Investing in wildfire protection would be worth high price tag Sen. Steve King’s recent … more
All things considered, it was a very good Father’s Day. … more
As with much of what he writes, Rick Wagner is simply wrong on the facts in his latest column on … more
For those who believe the Avalon Theatre is a facility worth saving, and that the city of Grand … more
Iranians elected a new president over the weekend who is seen as a reformer. Tunisians are … more
Joy Cozette is a kind, gentle grandmother, but you might think twice about racing her. … more
Ramiel Tapia was trying to hit the cutoff man. … more
Gymnastics … more
DENVER — Congress has approved a plan that would bar the U.S. Army from expanding into the … more
ALMONT — In most years, mid-June means runoff: high, discolored water that grinds boulders … more
If you really need another excuse to hike in McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area, here is … more
I can tell I’m hopelessly out of date ,based on my lack of social media presence. I’m … more
Laser, skin event next week … more
■ Kayla Calvin, a 2012 Fruita Monument High School graduate, was elected Colorado State FFA … more
Happy Father’s Day! … more
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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — In a story June 18 about Dish Network Corp.'s announcement that it will not submit a revised bid to purchase Sprint Nextel Corp., The Associated Press reported erroneously that Softbank's competing bid for Sprint falls short of Dish's. In fact, the two offers are not directly comparable. Softbank is offering $21.6 billion for a 78 percent stake in Sprint. Dish is proposing to buy all of Sprint for $25.5 billion.
DENVER (AP) — Bob and Barbara Schmidt dashed to their home on a dirt road in a heavily wooded area northeast of Colorado Springs as smoke from what would become the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history filled the air.
DENVER (AP) — A preliminary hearing is scheduled Thursday for a Colorado man accused of telling a flight attendant there was a bomb in his backpack on a flight from Knoxville, Tenn., to Denver.
DENVER (AP) — Radar indicated a tornado briefly touched down Tuesday over the east runways of Denver International Airport, where thousands of people took shelter in bathrooms, stairwells and other safe spots until the dangerous weather passed, officials said.
DENVER (AP) — Survivors of a woman killed during the production of a reality TV show pilot have filed a wrongful death and negligence lawsuit against Discovery Communications Inc. and Anthropic Productions Corp.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — Cars and trucks are rolling again across the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge, restoring the traffic flow on the main route between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia.
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Former investigators are pushing to reopen the probe into the 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800 off the coast of New York, saying new evidence points to the often-discounted theory that a missile strike may have downed the jumbo jet.
OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The excavation of a field in suburban Detroit has failed to turn up the remains of former Teamsters union leader Jimmy Hoffa, the FBI announced Wednesday, adding another unsuccessful chapter to a nearly 40-year-old mystery.
WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Robert Mueller on Wednesday urged Congress to move carefully before making any changes that might restrict the National Security Agency programs for mass collection of people's phone records and information from the Internet.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Wednesday finished their rewrite of GOP President George W. Bush's prized No Child Left Behind Act, sending to their colleagues a bill that would strip Education Secretary Arne Duncan and his successors of power and give more authority to the states.