A loader from M.A. Concrete Construction scrapes up dirt and rocks from the load of the trailer of an overturned company semi, to spread over a diesel spill of about 100 gallons on the approach to the Redlands Parkway at the south end of the I-70 Business Loop overpass today. One person was injured in the accident, which closed down the northbound lanes of the overpass for several hours. Traffic was diverted onto the Riverside Parkway while crews cleaned up the dumped dirt, diesel spill and wreck.
Despite concerns that the cost would be unsustainable, the new organizers of Country Jam will be billed $50,000 for law enforcement services provided by the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office during the June 19-22 music festival in Mack. Mesa County commissioners voted 2-1 Monday morning to amend a planned unit development agreement between the operator, Greenwich, Conn.-based Townsquare Media Group, and the county to allow for the charge beginning this year.
■ N. Keith Coombe, 85, Grand Junction, died April 12, 2014, at St. … more
Country Jam’s new operators say they are excited to bring more live music … more
A public street near Colorado Mesa University may be vacated by the city of … more
A fourth candidate has jumped into the race to replace Rep. Jared Wright in … more
Ranchers and De Beque residents will gain irrigation water and the energy … more
Locals enjoyed a concert version of Bizet’s “Carmen” Saturday.
Locals wined and dined to raise funds at Two Rivers Convention Center Saturday.
Downtown Palisade was abuzz Friday during the 6th annual Honeybee Festival.
Time for bird-watching, or how about horse-shoeing, or hiking the Onion Creek.
GoPro footage of the “Steer Stroll” from the steer’s view.
Housing project blessing, to ride in a Mustang, and busy saving lives.
Ranchers and De Beque residents will gain irrigation water and the energy industry will have … more
Encana is unloading its U.S. liquefied natural gas business as part of a continuing restructuring … more
The Persigo Wastewater Treatment Plant burns off the equivalent of 530 gallons of methane each … more
■ Roger B. Chosvig, 77, Eckert, died April 13, 2014, at HopeWest Care Center in Grand … more
Peach growers in Palisade geared up Monday night for another cold blast in hopes of preserving a … more
Despite concerns that the cost would be unsustainable, the new organizers of Country Jam will be … more
GJSO gave schoolchildren a fine performance of ‘Carmen’ What a wonderful experience … more
The teachers association actively works to ensure that every student in District 51 is taught by … more
“Curiouser and curiouser” was Alice’s surprised reaction when the Victorian-era … more
Cliven Bundy’s latter-day Sagebrush Rebellion is a treatise on why ranchers and others … more
GJHS administrators didn’t use best-practice evaluation process The teachers association … more
I appreciate the bold step taken Monday by the Mesa County Board of Commissioners to protect … more
Instead of improving upon her best round by a stroke or two, Montrose junior Mikayla McKie blew it … more
The early morning rain dampened the field, but it didn’t dampen the spirits of “The … more
Not even rain, a little hail or snow could stop the Colorado Mesa softball team. … more
Trailing 6-3, no problem. Down 7-4, no big deal. An 8-6 deficit with less than 10 minutes to play, … more
The bullpen remained sharp and the offense produced enough runs Saturday for the Colorado Mesa … more
When Jessica Severinsen wasn’t popping the glove with fastballs from the pitching circle … more
Health care costs disturb Coloradans … more
GPA: 4.187 … more
■ Gavin Downey, a mechanical engineering student at Colorado Mesa University, was … more
Members of the North Avenue Owners Association are hard at work promoting, revitalizing and … more
A quick turn March 30 around Edesia 2014, which subtitles itself “A Palisade Culinary, Wine … more
April Cobb, the owner of Modern Yardage in South Jordan, Utah, can see the future. … more
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