It may be Fruita instead of Whoville but Greta, the Tyrannosaurus rex sculpture on the downtown roundabout, sinks her teeth into a Santa-clad Grinch as part of the city’s Christmas decor.
Fruita is putting a special emphasis on drawing shoppers to downtown stores this weekend.
Frank Whidden, Mesa County’s deputy administrator for resource management and finalist for the soon-to-be-open position of Mesa County administrator, said Tuesday he plans to have a longer tenure at the top of the organization than his predecessors. “I intend to outlast the last three if it kills me,” Whidden said.
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Annual event included silent auction, luncheon, benefits HopeWest Kids.
Photos from inside the CMU Criminal Investigations mock crime scene.
No. 1 Paonia beat No. 2 Buena Vista for Class 1A State Championship.
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When Sen.-elect Cory Gardner heads for Washington in January, his move to the center on … more
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Austin Shepherd looked lost, his eyes empty with bewilderment. … more
Julian Vasquez can’t wait for Friday. … more
College Basketball Mavs fall to No. 16 in latest poll Colorado Mesa dropped from No. 8 in the … more
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This is a day when we pause to give thanks for our blessings, while honoring the Pilgrims. … more
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DENVER (AP) — Bryan Bickell scored late in the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks overcame strong goaltending from Calvin Pickard to beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 Wednesday night.
COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. (AP) — The end of a ski season usually brings another surgery for Andrew Weibrecht followed by weeks and weeks of recovery.
DENVER (AP) — A trove of ancient bones from gigantic animals discovered in the Colorado mountains is providing scientists with a fascinating look at what happened about 120,000 years ago when the Earth got as warm as it is today.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The magic number for the U.S. cities hoping to host the 2024 Olympics is $5 billion.
DENVER (AP) — Ty Lawson scored 20 points, including a key jumper in the waning seconds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Chicago Bulls 114-109 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when Officer Darren Wilson "finished him off." Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the autopsy or admitted that they did not see the shooting at all.
Michael Brown spent part of his last morning chatting with some workmen about Jesus. Police officer Darren Wilson got a call to help a feverish child. Dorian Johnson got up at 7 a.m. with the intention of getting breakfast for his girlfriend.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Business owners and residents boarded up windows and cleared away debris Wednesday as Ferguson sought a tentative return to normal after two nights of unrest over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun fired within 1½ to 2 seconds of pulling up in his cruiser, police said Wednesday. During those few moments, he ordered the youngster three times to put up his hands, they said.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two Sundays before Thanksgiving, my farming partner and I brought a live turkey in a burlap sack to our urban farm on the outskirts of Portland. The lanky brown-feathered bird quietly took her place in our chicken coop.