At first glance, a maintenance garage doesn’t seem like the most festive place to host Santa’s workshop.
On one side, boxes stuffed with toys sit waiting for families underneath lifts beefy enough to hoist mammoth engines. Rolling tool boxes have been stashed to the side to make room, and the slight whiff of motor oil lingers in the air among carefully selected boxes of food, stacked high on pallets and wound tight with plastic wrap.
Two local men were among 20 people nationwide who were pardoned or had their sentences commuted by President Barack Obama on Wednesday. David Neil Mercer of Grand Junction and Albert Byron Stork of Delta were among the dozen people to have their sentences, for a variety of crimes, pardoned.
A former Mesa County sheriff’s deputy, charged with impersonating a woman … more
Eight months ago, word of a presidential pardon at the Delta County home of … more
Mesa County’s adoption of an amended agreement with the health benefits … more
Slap the wax on your skis and lace up those snowboarding boots. … more
A judge Wednesday continued a preliminary hearing that had been scheduled for … more
Shoemaker ready to expand, saloon for seniors, busy at the post office.
High Desert Opera sneak peek at the library.
Wearing made-in-Montrose sneakers is like walking barefoot.
Meet Kristy Claycomb, stylist at Emeritus at Sunrise Creek in Montrose.
Order the book filled with 25 years of landscapes and adventures.
Photo gallery from DuBois arrival procession and funeral in Rifle.
A judge Wednesday continued a preliminary hearing that had been scheduled for New Year’s Eve … more
The number of Mesa County residents who checked in at area hospitals with flu jumped from four to … more
The town of New Castle plans to install a permanent memorial honoring Air Force Capt. William … more
The Interior Department says a federal budget bill rider will have some consequences for greater … more
Suspicious man at salon … more
At first glance, a maintenance garage doesn’t seem like the most festive place to host … more
Amid the recent articles about Mesa County’s exclusive provider agreement with Community … more
It’s that time of year again, where people gather around in hushed anticipation of … more
America’s posture toward Cuba has changed little over the past half-century: Deny the … more
States can do a better job of administering land than the BLM Gee, Janice Shepherd, in her recent … more
The unsavory details of Paige Birgfeld’s personal life emerged as detectives attempted to … more
The opening of a new 11-bed in-patient psychiatric facility in Grand Junction adds an important … more
Jonathon Stelling and Drew Schumann were among the many returning wrestlers for Colorado Mesa last … more
Jacob Seely remembers when he was a young boy watching the Warrior Classic with big eyes. … more
Former Colorado Mesa volleyball coach Rusty Crick will be inducted into the 2015 Rocky Mountain … more
Timeout guidelines: Fax information at least two weeks prior to registration deadline or event to … more
After a second straight Class 1A state championship, Paonia High School placed six players on the … more
After 10 seasons in Montrose, Todd Casebier is returning to the Grand Valley. … more
Ask them why — why all the lights, why the tremendous displays, why the snowmen and carols … more
“No, thank you,” I tell the cashier, “I do not want to round up my change to … more
The only psychiatric hospital on the Western Slope spent $400,000 over the past three months to … more
GPA: 4.403 … more
■ Benjamin Hogue, a first-year seminary student from Grand Junction, was awarded a … more
Here are results of recent bridge games: … more
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DENVER (AP) — Researchers say they have collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big Western and Midwestern storms. Now, they want to expand the project in hopes of learning more about how tornadoes form.
DENVER (AP) — James Harden couldn't quite fight his way through traffic and just barely missed getting his hand in the face of Arron Afflalo as the Nuggets swingman knocked down a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to end regulation.
DENVER (AP) — Over an angst-filled summer of 2012, track coach Jon Drummond and his ailing star sprinter, Tyson Gay, wrestled with whether Gay should use a mysterious medicine that might help him run pain-free at the London Olympics.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado will spend more than $8 million researching marijuana's medical potential — a new frontier because government-funded marijuana research traditionally focuses on the drug's negative health effects.
EAGLE, Colo. (AP) — A 14-year-old Colorado boy will spend 10 years behind bars after pleading guilty to killing his father and trying to conceal the slaying for six days by keeping the body at home and telling the man's employer he was sick.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013, and his lawyer said the defense will ask to delay his upcoming trial.
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors sued New York City on Thursday to speed the pace of reforms at the Rikers Island jail complex and address what a Justice Department investigation found was a "deep-seated culture of violence" against young inmates.
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
MIAMI (AP) — When Cuban and American leaders announced they would restore diplomatic relations after a standoff lasting more than a half-century, all eyes in the U.S. immediately turned to Miami, where many expected the country's largest population of Cuban exiles to pour angrily into the streets.
BUTTE, Montana (AP) — At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities — many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had good reason to know they were in danger, The Associated Press has found.