Western Colorado

Page 1 of 1927


CMU students take on investigations in simulated crime house

By Emily Shockley

Drops of blood dot the concrete steps leading to the front door. Inside, a bigger mess: empty bottles of alcohol knocked onto the living room floor, where more blood and bloody shoe prints stain the hardwood in front of a fireplace. A folding ...

Regional officials skeptical as draft of water plan emerges

By Gary Harmon

Colorado’s first stab at a statewide water plan makes no direct call for a new transmountain diversion of West Slope water to the Front Range. That doesn’t mean West Slope water is off the table, though, said observers and a ...

Dorm floor a community for CMU justice students

By Emily Shockley

A trip to the police station? Hanging out with bodies? Sounds like a fun way to spend a Saturday, according to tenants of Colorado Mesa University’s first Criminal Justice Learning and Living Community. New this fall, the living and ...

Survivors of loss to suicide brace for holiday season

By Rachel Sauer

Her name is Mary, and she lost her brother to suicide two and a half months ago. Besides the grief and the heartbreak and the crushing sadness, there’s this: the holidays. “I don’t know what to do about them,” she said ...


Parking soon to expand at arch

By Rachel Sauer

The parking area at Delicate Arch/Wolfe Ranch in Arches National Park will be expanded beginning in the winter/spring of 2015. The decision to do so was finalized at the beginning of November after the National Park Service announced a ...


Arrest made in Birgfeld case

By Paul Shockley

Frank Birgfeld got the news from a reporter. Colorado Public Safety Director Stan Hilkey was in a meeting in Denver on Friday morning and got a text message. Sheriff-elect Matt Lewis was checking email when word came from Undersheriff Rusty ...

CSU professor warns of drop in employment opportunities in U.S.

By Gary Harmon

President Barack Obama was appropriately compassionate to undocumented immigrants in announcing his executive actions on Thursday, but a Colorado philosophy professor said he now needs to take another step. “The most important thing now ...


2,000 to 20,000 in valley may be affected by Obama order

By Gary Harmon

Estimates of the number of Grand Valley residents who could register to remain in the United States under plans outlined by President Barack Obama range from as few as 2,000 to as many as 20,000. Under the plan, the parents of children who ...


Deal cancels 17 leases on top of Roan west of Rifle

By Dennis Webb

In what is being hailed as a model for how to deal with oil and gas development on other special landscapes, 17 leases are being canceled on top of the Roan Plateau under a deal intended to let drilling go forward on other leases on and below ...

Mesa Theater operator
 was never locked out,
 venue’s attorney says

By Charles Ashby

The operators of Mesa Theater and Club are back in business, but they were never locked out of their establishment, the attorney for the music venue’s landlord said. Still, the owner of the building in which the club is located, at 538 ...

Page 1 of 1927


734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Subscribe to print edition
Sign in to your account

© 2014 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy