Construction workers were busy clearing the lots adjacent to St. Joseph Catholic Church in downtown Grand Junction Tuesday morning. The site is being cleared in order to construct a new parish hall, classrooms, administration building and a 24-hour adoration chapel on the church’s campus. Shaw Construction is the general contractor hired by St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Diocese of Pueblo to complete the project.
State Sen. Steve King smiled and laughed at times in conversation inside a Mesa County courtroom while his lawyer waived advisement of criminal charges Monday morning. “I know Mr. King,” District Judge Valerie Robison told attorneys.
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A nonprofit that gives free advice to thousands of small businesses around the … more
Delta County Coroner Kevin Lucy said foul play is not suspected in the death of … more
Mesa County commissioners fear federal overreaches every bit as much as they … more
Members of the community will have two chances in September to speak informally … more
Stage 2 of the USA Pro Challenge climbs McClure Pass to Crested Butte.
It’s harvest season in Palisade! Find things to do in the free Palisade Vine
A taste of the Palisade Peach Festival at Riverbend Park.
GJ Rockies keep on winning, fall bird migration, high school golf begins.
E-cigarette health issues, fun on Confluence Lake, debate over Ender’s Game.
Land’s End Hill Climb turns an adrenaline rush for racers and fans.
Members of the community will have two chances in September to speak informally with District 51 … more
District 51 filled nearly 300 open teaching, administrative and support positions this summer … more
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Two rabbits have tested positive for the bacterial disease tularemia in the last two weeks in Mesa … more
A California mother faces possible mandatory prison time after a traffic stop on Interstate 70 … more
The state is now the owner of two aircraft that it will use to spot and report wildfires, the … more
Government handouts to blame for problems in Ferguson and country So, who’s to blame for … more
According to Erik Molvar of WildEarth Guardians, the energy companies are not doing enough to … more
“Love is what you’ve been through with somebody.” … more
What lessons does Ferguson hold for us? … more
It’s been nine months since FBI agents raided offices at the Grand Junction Regional Airport … more
Robin Williams was “everyman.” He just didn’t know it. … more
College Soccer … more
ASPEN — Two years after catching Lance Armstrong’s eye by beating him in a mountain … more
A boat is a vessel and by definition a paddleboard is a vessel and by law, both vessels must have … more
There’s no substitute for a good guide book. … more
Two days after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said it would not extend Endangered Species … more
Midway through a walk Friday across the top of Grand Mesa, the words of American mycologist and … more
Fitness junkies could labor an hour or so at most Grand Valley ranches to sculpt the same sets of … more
Health summit today … more
Grand Junction appears in small letters on the 67-year-old highway map, but with a large peach … more
For most people, vacation equals relaxation, preferably with a frosty umbrella-adorned drink in … more
Bookstore hosts children’s book author … more
Colorado Mesa University English professor Randy Phillis just released a chapbook of his poetry, … more
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DENVER (AP) — Omar Infante had three doubles and drove in four runs to help the streaking Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night.
DENVER (AP) — Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case say the University of Colorado might have withheld records that show the school failed to act on information it had about defendant James Holmes when he was a student there.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A 13-year-old Colorado boy is recovering after police say a man shot the teen in the chest with a pellet gun for trying to steal marijuana.
DENVER (AP) — A Routt County woman accused of killing her 9-year-old son in a murder-suicide attempt has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A hiker is recovering after falling and spending about three hours in a crevice near a popular hiking trail in northern Colorado.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in what the extremists called retribution for recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The militants threatened to kill another captive they also identified as an American journalist.
They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard — and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that he would not seek the removal of the county prosecutor overseeing the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, which has sparked more than a week of nightly clashes between protesters and police.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon. Even one of the most polarizing figures in American politics found cause to weigh in on the state she used to lead.
Highlights from Tuesday's primary elections in Alaska and Wyoming.