Blaine Peters of Rock Work Unlimited in Rifle wires expanded metal lath to a rebar structure as he creates an entryway sign along 25 road to the new Copper Creek subdivision. The finished sign will be cement made to look like a granite boulder, patterned after a rock Peters found on a camping trip near Granby earlier this month.
A Mesa County foster parent allegedly confessed she got “out of control” when she held an 11-month-old baby by the neck and repeatedly shook her because the baby wouldn’t stop crying, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.
A bring-your-own-marijuana gathering that would have been a first in Mesa County … more
Naked window-peeper cited … more
Colorado assessors plan to contract for a study that will help the state update … more
In her first term as Mesa County clerk and recorder, Sheila Reiner said she has … more
Mesa County commissioners voted unanimously Monday to accept a property deed and … more
Young and old alike attended the orchestra concert at the Avalon.
Caprock volleyball fun, high school softball, pro rodeo competition.
The grand reopening and tour of the Avalon Theater Wednesday morning.
Eyes on a dragonfly, new U.S. citizens get sworn in, a crowd at the Avalon.
Lost Lake isn’t really lost and it’s a great place for hikers, anglers.
Scenes from Pork ‘n Hops and the Colorado Pro Rodeo.
Mesa County commissioners voted unanimously Monday to accept a property deed and adopt a contract … more
Common Core took a hit Monday from Republicans and Democrats running to represent Mesa County in … more
The Grand Junction Police Department is investigating a reported hit-and-run crash that ended in a … more
The signs of self-sustaining economic recovery are taking shape across the United States and, to a … more
A Mesa County foster parent allegedly confessed she got “out of control” when she held … more
■ Jeanne Lorraine Bailey, 69, Austin, died Sept. 18, 2014, at Montrose Memorial Hospital. … more
Health Department should be more stringent about dog restriction Regarding Charle … more
A Denver Post story about discrepancies in prison time for child pornography convictions in … more
I read Gary Harmon’s article on Claudette Konola and I needed to respond. … more
They’ve been interesting, recent economic development discussions in our community. … more
Avalon opening night treated symphony goers to an inspiring concert What a wonderful, inspiring … more
A woman’s right to make her own health care choices is under attack. Congressman Cory … more
A year of poor high country berry and acorn production typically means trouble for the two- and … more
A partnership of public wildlife agencies and private conservation groups is tackling what many … more
Take a day to lend a hand improving your public lands. … more
If there is one bragging right every major ski resort wants to claim, it’s being rated No. 1 … more
It’s easy to confuse two stadiums with virtually the same name, so when word got out Monday … more
Trevor McKune’s 2-over-par 146 through the first two rounds of the RMAC No. 1 men’s … more
Nearly 40 years ago, a small group of local physicians started thinking about ways to recruit … more
The executive director of a new health care advocacy group says his primary mission is to reduce … more
GPA: 4.3571 … more
8 Delta students earn Scholar Awards … more
Imagine yourself surrounded by whimsy, in a world of steam-powered contraptions and Victorian-era … more
As I watched the couple approach, my eyes were drawn to the two beautiful Shetland sheepdogs … more
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ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that promote citizenship, patriotism and respect for authority, in a show of civil disobedience that the new standards would aim to downplay.
DENVER (AP) — Andrew Cogliano and Patrick Maroon scored 44 seconds apart in the third period, lifting the Anaheim Ducks to a 5-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche in a split-squad exhibition game Monday night.
DENVER (AP) — Five Denver sheriff's deputies followed the rules when they used a sleeper hold and stun gun to restrain a homeless street preacher who died in the downtown jail, a defense attorney said Monday.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors and defense lawyers in the Colorado theater shootings case urged the judge on Monday to bar cameras from the courtroom during the trial, saying witnesses could be harassed and threatened because of the coverage.
DENVER (AP) — Michael Cuddyer homered, Rafael Ynoa drove in three runs and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3 on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fire that raged overnight on the underside of an old wooden wharf was finally quelled Tuesday but not before all container terminals at the Port of Los Angeles and several in adjacent Long Beach harbor were shut down for most of the day because of worries about unhealthy smoke.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — State and federal officials sought Tuesday to bring order to California's boom for renewable-energy plants in the Mojave and other southern California deserts, releasing a roadmap covering 22.5 million acres that designates some areas for large-scale solar, wind and geothermal plants and others for conservation of desert habitat and animals.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials Tuesday laid out worst-case and best-case scenarios for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, warning that the number of infected people could explode to at least 1.4 million by mid-January — or peak well below that, if efforts to control the outbreak are ramped up.
NEW YORK (AP) — Defiant to the end, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for acting as the voice of al-Qaida after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, telling a judge that there would be a price to pay for trying to "bury me alive."
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three months after announcing its intention to largely comply with an international treaty banning land mines, the Obama administration on Tuesday carved out an exception for its stockpile of the weapons on the Korean Peninsula.