Western Colorado

Page 1322 of 1975


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Rare, ancient fossils found at monument

By Amy Hamilton

Colorado National Monument released some really old news Wednesday. Just how ancient? No one’s quite sure, but the rare, recently found fossils are 146 million to 157 million years old, give or take a few million years. Although ...


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Anti-Obama billboard raises eyebrows

By Charles Ashby

UPDATE: 4:35 P.M. — Obama billboard taken down Though it’s unknown at this time why, the controversial billboard depicting President Barack Obama as a terrorist a gangster and a gay man has been taken down. Doris Downey, owner of ...


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New mountain biker haven

By Amy Hamilton

Jonathan Garner glides his BMX bicycle over one dirt jump. He builds some speed after cresting a second jump. Then he hits the third and largest jump, which launches him into a move called the tailspin, the bike twirling beneath him. In fluid ...


Death of Montrose infant called suspicious

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The Montrose County Coroner’s Office determined the manner of death of a 4-month-old infant to be suspicious, and the Montrose Police Department is investigating the child’s death. According to Montrose Police ...


DA adds new charges in death of Clifton teen

By Paul Shockley

Prosecutors have added two fresh charges against a Clifton teenager accused in the shooting death of another teenager in September. In a juvenile petition lodged Tuesday, Kenneth Cates, 16, was formally charged with a new felony count of ...


Air firm discussion tonight in Montrose

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The Montrose County Commission is hosting a special meeting tonight to determine whether Extra Aircraft will have a future home in Montrose. The meeting is set for 7 p.m. at the Montrose County Fairgrounds’ Friendship ...


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Ex-prof can’t have his CU job back

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Fired University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill can’t get his job back and won’t get $1 million, either, a judge ruled Tuesday. Denver District Judge Larry Naves said in a 42-page decision that reinstating Churchill at the ...


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Foes say business, area a bad marriage

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Mesa County commissioners Tuesday approved a proposal to create a venue for weddings and other private events in a heavily farmed area of East Orchard Mesa, despite a chorus of objections from neighbors. The board voted 2-1 to grant a ...


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Empty eatery stirs: a buyer?

By Emily Shockley

The boarded-up husk of a bygone restaurant on the southeast corner of 30 Road and Interstate 70 Business Loop has a new look. The teal exterior has been repainted taupe and brown, and improvements have been made to two decks. The roof, once ...


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Jury selection starts in murder trial

By Paul Shockley

Ninety-four Mesa County residents showed up Tuesday at the Mesa County Justice Center as jury selection began in the trial of a man accused of killing a Grand Junction mother and daughter 35 years ago. Rose Anne Kelley, Mesa County’s ...


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