Rep. Yeulin Willett can’t stop thinking about bears.
As an avid mountain bike rider and outdoorsman, the Grand Junction Republican is concerned that the furry creatures with big claws are spending too much time in areas inhabited by humans.
Or is it the other way around?
Anything is better than what you have now. That was the conclusion reached by Segal Consulting, the Greenwood Village-based firm Mesa County hired in February to offer advice on the county’s in-house medical, dental, vision, life and long-term insurance plans.
When he sees monstrous, 10-foot-tall weeds the size of Christmas trees growing … more
Rep. Yeulin Willett can’t stop thinking about bears. … more
Forgery suspects sought … more
Anything is better than what you have now. … more
Former Palisade Police Chief Tony Erickson resigned his position in May after … more
Check out all the entries in our Cutest Pet Contest photo gallery.
Flyfishing on Grand Mesa, Monument LL playoffs, Western Triple Play golf.
Time to retire and sell for owner Ron Maupin.
The Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Ride honored Wade Oglesby.
Giving Club fun, McInnis refocuses committee, distracted driving ideas.
Teams of runners run a colorful 5K in support of Mesa County Partners.
Former Palisade Police Chief Tony Erickson resigned his position in May after the town agreed to … more
■ Lyla Lynette Blackwood, 2, Grand Junction, died July 29, 2015, at St. Mary’s … more
Chelsea and Ben Dowdy of Grand Junction had considered setting up their Grand Junction Pit Bull … more
Everything’s popping up orange in Fruita, with two construction projects occurring … more
How’s your smoke alarm doing? … more
Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: … more
How many police cams could have been obtained with city employees’ payout money? … more
A mere 23 days after calling a special meeting to explain why it paid more than $150,000 to sever … more
I would like to know how I can go to work for the city and get a raise every couple of months, … more
How many police cams could have been obtained with city employees’ payout money? Again, a … more
Stop us if you’ve heard this one before. … more
In the two years since we moved here, I have been trying to figure out what the Mesa County … more
Gene Taylor’s did the same thing all season as it did at the Colorado American Legion A … more
Parker French pitched five solid innings for the Grand Junction Rockies on Sunday, and Michael … more
The Denver Broncos will be a better football team this season than last. … more
Orem 5, Grand Junction 4 … more
Orem 9, Grand Junction 4 … more
Jacob Seely was a forward-moving, give-no-inch, dominate-your-opponent force on the wrestling mat … more
Despite the slow pace of travel in the early 19th century, rapid journeys frequently occurred if … more
■ Kiara Morrison, a senior in the International Baccalaureate program at Palisade High … more
Help, our lawn is looking awful! There are brown patches all over and they seem to be getting … more
I have a love-hate relationship with earwigs. OK, who are we kidding? I have a hate-hate … more
Monday — Ham and cheese potato casserole, island vegetables, rainbow salad, raisin bar, … more
What’s in a name? A lot, some would say. Names are full of social expectations, identity … more
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