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    Consultant: Don’t close this trail

    Miles of routes that run through sage and across slickrock behind the Bookcliffs offer rare opportunities that should be managed, not cordoned off, said the consultant handling Mesa...

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    District 51 paid ex-exec more than was due

    Former District 51 Communications Director Dan Dougherty received $66,831 in severance pay that was not required by his employment contract, as well as thousands of dollars in compensation...

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    Winefest tickets on sale Monday

    Palisade’s popular, end-of-summer, all-you-can-drink wine tasting festival doesn’t really need any advertising. For the first time last year, the Colorado Mountain Winefest...

  • Some BLM roads close on Dec. 1

    At least 10 roads on federal land near Grand Junction will be closed to motorized vehicles for the winter starting Monday and ending March 1, the Bureau of Land Management’s Grand...

  • County earmarks funds for economic development

    Mesa County will set aside $100,000 from its 2016 budget as bait to attract new employers, in addition to plunking down $50,000 for the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce and $30,000...

  • Blotter: Nov. 28, 2015

    Most area law enforcement agencies did not produce activity logs on Friday. ...

  • Getting It Right, Nov. 28, 2015

    A story on Page 1 Nov. 2 incorrectly stated that District 51 attorney David Price asked a judge to declare school board candidate Paul Pitton ineligible for election. Price’s...

  • 1st phase of Glenwood bridge to begin

    Starting next month, motorists and pedestrians in Glenwood Springs will see the beginnings of a more than two-year construction project that will culminate with a new, wider bridge across...

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    Volunteers serve 2,700 in tradition of decades

    The wind was starting to blow just a little colder midday Thursday, but the warm greetings and atmosphere after climbing down the narrow staircase to the lower level of the Elks Lodge was...

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    Here’s Jonny!

    DELTA — The lone blemish on a stellar high school football career by Jonny Ponce is something he still looks back on and cringes. The senior running back for Delta drew a pair of...

  • Court nixes sex offender’s ‘get a job’ appeal

    The Colorado Court of Appeals rejected an argument from a local man who claimed a judge abused discretion by revoking probation for failure to pay costs in court-ordered treatment. Camron...

  • More Coloradans use seat belts, but trail rest of nation

    Coloradans are using their seat belts more than ever, but they’re still under the national average, according to a survey on seat belt use released by the Colorado Department of...



  • AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

    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.

  • Rain, ice coat parts of Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Heavy rain and icy conditions are likely to stick around through most of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in parts of the central U.S. due to a slow-moving, complex weather system that's being blamed for at least 3 flash-flooding deaths.

  • Quotations in the News

    "She was telling me to take care of her babies because she could get killed." — Joan Motolinia on his sister Jennifer, a mother of three, who was inside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado, when a gunman opened fire, killing three people.

  • Gunman in custody after attack at Planned Parenthood clinic

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A gunman burst into a Planned Parenthood clinic and opened fire, launching several gunbattles and an hourslong standoff with police as patients and staff took cover under furniture and inside locked rooms.

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