Teachers and staff at Orchard Mesa Middle School are dealing with safety risks and structural problems as best they can, but at some point, it may be time for the community to step in.
Principal Cheri Vana said there are more than 25 exterior doors at the school, making securing the campus close to impossible — that’s one of a long list of problems facing the 56-year-old school.
The Grand Junction Police Department is among several Colorado agencies preparing for possible extra-rowdy revelers if the Denver Broncos win Sunday’s Super Bowl.
Teachers and staff at Orchard Mesa Middle School are dealing with safety risks … more
As county caucuses approach on March 1, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is actively … more
A Canadian company is slowing completion of its tar sands project in Utah just … more
The Grand Junction Police Department is among several Colorado agencies … more
■ LaBeth Baugh, 81, Grand Junction, died Feb. 3, 2016, at Eagle Ridge of … more
Scenes from Hanging Lake in the winter.
Fly tying contest, CMU baseball and softball, Fruita girls basketball.
Don’t get caught in your own version of ‘Groundhog Day.’
Long-vacant Value Lodge soon to get new lodgers.
File video of Josephine Dickey speaking about the Handy Chapel.
Get ready for GS cookies, a fun snowy week, One Book cooking ideas.
■ LaBeth Baugh, 81, Grand Junction, died Feb. 3, 2016, at Eagle Ridge of the Grand … more
Man jailed after standoff … more
The Colorado Senate gave preliminary approval to a bill Friday that would allow local governments … more
Foul odors emanating from the Deer Creek evaporation ponds appear to have been reduced, the Mesa … more
After months of looking for new digs, the Community Food Bank plans to move its operations … more
Hearing loss chapter meets today … more
Sen. Scott, do not play politics with the bill concerning end of life choices Dear Sen. Ray … more
I have read with interest recent comments by Claudette Konola and Tim Casey about academic freedom … more
Covering the courts is an important task for newspapers, but it can also put them in an awkward … more
Like many Westerners who deal with water issues, I have often found myself explaining our complex … more
Activities going on at Uncompahgre Valley Water Users’ Association are … more
Every year about this time I fall into the same trap. The state legislature is in session and … more
Western Washington 9, Colorado Mesa 1 … more
Grand Junction 62, Durango 45 … more
Durango 35, Grand Junction 26 … more
Cal Baptist 19, Colorado Mesa 15 … more
Colorado Mesa 83, Western New Mexico 61 … more
Through one quarter Friday night, Grand Junction High School led Durango 9-1. And at halftime, the … more
Churches present afternoon of music … more
It’s February, so let’s consider the actual value of the heart in terms that make … more
BIRTHS … more
FRIDAY, FEB. 5 … more
Community Concerts of the Grand Valley will present the John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band in concert … more
In the past I’ve railed against the Grammy Awards calling them “soul-sucking, … more
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DENVER (AP) — A graduate of a Colorado university banned from putting Bible citations on a fundraising plaque in the school's football locker room is dropping a federal lawsuit now that the school has removed the original plaques.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police said they believe six family members found dead in their southwest side home were killed in a "targeted incident," though they're still trying to determine a possible motive.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One small plane with two men aboard and another plane with one woman aboard have collided over the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles, setting off a major search that has yet to turn up any survivors or dead, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
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