Western Colorado

Page 1341 of 1996


Museum budget ax falls on Cross Orchards farm

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The gates at Cross Orchards Living History Farm will be closed most of the time, and the Museum of the West downtown will be open five instead of six days a week as the Museum of Western Colorado deals with a 30 percent cut in county ...


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Billboard artist gets hate mail

By Charles Ashby

The controversial billboard in town that depicts President Barack Obama as a terrorist, a gangster, a Mexican bandit and a gay man isn’t about hate, being a racist or homophobia, its creator says. But some of the e-mails and telephone ...


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Man accused of having hundreds of illegal pain pills

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A Castle Rock man was arrested Wednesday after he was stopped for a traffic violation on Interstate 70 and allegedly was found in possession of hundreds of painkillers and two handguns. Fernando Hernandez, 29, was jailed on suspicion of ...


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DNA in blood drops points to attacker being wounded

By Paul Shockley

In two rounds of DNA testing, Jerry Nemnich’s DNA was matched to blood samples from five separate locations inside Linda Benson’s apartment, where the Grand Junction woman and her 5-year-old daughter were stabbed to death in July ...


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Grants down, enrollment up in advanced placement classes

By Emily Shockley

A grant program that promised to help Fruita Monument and Grand Junction high schools and five other Colorado high schools improve and expand their Advanced Placement programs has yet to procure any of the $685,000 needed to fully fund that ...


Blotter, Oct. 15, 2010

By Staff

Man arrested after chase A gunman was arrested late Thursday afternoon in eastern Utah after authorities allege he led them on a high-speed chase and acted suicidal. The incident began around 1 p.m. when the Utah Highway Patrol stopped a ...


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Area footage to be used in Discovery Channel production

By Emily Shockley

Mesa County will serve as a consistent backdrop for a television series being produced by Discovery Channel founder John Hendricks. Hendricks announced that “Curiosity: The Questions of Life” will debut next summer. Each one-hour ...


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Plane builder gets clearance from Montrose

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Undeterred by a consulting group’s report saying Extra Aircraft would not be worth the risk to Montrose taxpayers, the Montrose County Commission voted Wednesday night to throw its support behind the light-aircraft ...


Energy firms cleared for oil-shale research

By Dennis Webb

Nominations by all three companies that applied for a second round of federal oil shale research and development leases have cleared an initial review by the Bureau of Land Management Washington office. Nominations by ExxonMobil Exploration ...


20 District 51 schools show academic gains

By Emily Shockley

Clifton Elementary School and Dual Immersion Academy met federal guidelines for school improvement for the first time ever last school year. The two schools were among 20 in School District 51 to make Adequate Yearly Progress, a federal ...


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