SILT — Town officials last week cut the cake to celebrate a big new solar-energy project that’s been as easy as pie — or make that easy as PPA.
That stands for power-purchase agreement, an increasingly popular contractual mechanism that’s enabling governmental entities and other power users to tap the sun in a substantial way with virtually no up-front cost.
A Grand Junction man told troopers he drank a single bloody mary in Palisade about 15 minutes before his truck slammed into an elderly couple out walking their dog in Clifton on Sunday, while a prosecutor said survival prospects were questionable for one victim as of Monday.
If all goes as planned, a second retail recreational marijuana store will open … more
A balmy 58-degree Monday tied the record for the date set in 1972, helping to … more
Representatives from local government and Club 20 gathered Monday morning on the … more
Mesa County pets will remain eligible for low-cost spay or neuter procedures … more
The Olathe Middle/High School eighth-grader who died Friday afternoon while … more
Survey focusing on tracking cats in southwest Colorado.
New health care law making tax time tougher.
Our columnists answer all your pet questions.
HS girls basketball, local snowmobiler preps for XGames, wrestling duals.
Teacher honored at MLK service, rooster finds love, 104-year-old celebrates.
Surveillance camera at CMU shows police pursuit on campus.
The Olathe Middle/High School eighth-grader who died Friday afternoon while skiing at Crested … more
A plan to limit some of the effects of the spruce-beetle infestation and aspen decline in western … more
DENVER — The state’s health benefits exchange could have a little more oversight under … more
Vehicle idling and theft … more
■ Kenneth “Conrad” Hazelbaker, 81, Craig, died Jan. 21, 2015, at Swedish Medical … more
SILT — Town officials last week cut the cake to celebrate a big new solar-energy project … more
Teachers, not standardized tests, should be used to assess student learning I have four children … more
OK, now I am concerned. A number of my school-aged grandchildren visited their doctors with … more
“How long can this go on?” I’ve wondered that lately while observing … more
There’s a certain irony in Bruce Babbitt condemning Utah’s push to take control of … more
Connect for Health website has issues with insurance re-enrollment After last year’s … more
Sensible ideas for reforming severance tax policy in Colorado exist. Raising taxes on Western … more
New baseball pitch-count limits might be enacted at the Colorado High School Activities … more
Potentially changing the transfer waiver process for high school athletes and removing postseason … more
The Colorado High School Activities Association’s golf committee will present a proposal … more
Ready for a loppet? … more
Shilo, the wonder dog, and I walk every morning, temperatures in the 20s. … more
On a night when its leading scorer was having a tough time getting anything to fall, the Colorado … more
Grand Junction hospitals competing for local health care dollars refused to talk about a recent … more
GPA: 4.35 … more
■ Four Grand Junction residents received degrees last month from Fort Lewis College in … more
Western Colorado is unique in that it’s not so much a place people end up as one where they … more
There’s a lot of meaning that can be imbued into two words: I am. You first. Let’s … more
PHOENIX — It seemed strange to have my head fill with rhyme without reason in the middle of … more
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DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors on Tuesday promised a thorough investigation and asked angry protesters for patience after police shot and killed a 17-year-old girl who authorities said struck an officer with a stolen car.
DENVER (AP) — Several dozen people with candles and protest signs gathered near the alley where Denver police officers fatally shot a 16-year-old girl on Monday, recalling her bright smile and demanding answers about the deadly encounter.
ERIE, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed in a helicopter crash near the Erie airport in northern Colorado.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — One prospective juror said she had a panic attack. Another claimed to have a bad back. A third is in the military and worried he would be deployed during the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — Rocky Mountain National Park has had its ups and downs during the past century. In the 1940s, gas rationing cut attendance, and the park is still trying to recover from devastating floods in 2013.
In the wild world of winter weather, location is everything. So small last minute changes in the air morphed what was supposed to be crippling feet of snow into a handful of inches, leading forecasters to apologize, politicians to explain themselves and some Northeast residents wondering where the much-hyped snow went.
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CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge sentenced twin brothers on Tuesday to 14 years in prison each for running a nearly $2 billion North American drug ring, agreeing with prosecutors to drastically reduce their sentences as reward for their cooperation against Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and other Mexican cartel leaders.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — They were supposed to be saviors of downtown, drawing people by offering parking as plentiful as at any suburban shopping mall.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon church leaders are making a national appeal for a "balanced approach" in the clash between gay rights and religious freedom.