Western Colorado

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Montrose Hospital sides agree to negotiate

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Negotiation teams from Montrose County and Montrose Memorial Hospital will begin meeting Monday afternoon to resolve issues that resulted in a sharp, public spat between the county commission and the hospital board. Unlike the public fight ...


Three local schools targeted for state oversight

By Emily Shockley

R-5 High School and Rim Rock and Chatfield elementary schools will have to improve in the next five years or risk closure. The state board of education Wednesday adopted recommendations to have R-5 create a “turnaround plan and have ...


Voters choose to retain judges at state, county levels

By Staff

Mesa County voters chose this week to retain three local judges, while residents statewide came to the same conclusion for three state Supreme Court justices and four state Court of Appeals judges. Voters agreed 56 percent to 27 percent ...


Vote centers bogged down by tie-in with state system, county officials say

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Slow-moving lines at vote centers in Mesa County seemed to be caused at least in part by a connection to the statewide voter-tracking system, election judges and other officials said Wednesday. The statewide system crashed Thursday about 15 ...


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Helicopter crash kills woman near Meeker

By Melinda Mawdsley

A Littleton woman is dead and her husband is in a Grand Junction hospital after the small helicopter he was piloting crashed Wednesday afternoon in the Wilson Creek area about 10 miles northwest of Meeker, authorities said. Kelly Westra, 46, ...


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DA faces felony counts

By Paul Shockley

Seventh Judicial District Attorney Myrl Serra allegedly exposed himself to three women in his office on three separate occasions and subjected some of them to sexual contact in a three-year pattern of misconduct, according to charging ...


Careless hunters taking aim at moose

By Dave Buchanan

An unexpected surge in illegal moose killings has the Division of Wildlife urging hunters to make sure of their target before pulling the trigger. With Colorado at the halfway mark in the 2010 big-game hunting season, the division has ...


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Smooth idea for skating, without hassle of rink

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

It’s toasty and warm inside the warehouse where Charles Crawford practices arabesque glides on thin blades around his new ice rink. There is no need for a coat or even a pair of mittens because the ice he skates on is polymer flooring, ...


Glenwood pool chlorine spill is likely cause of fish deaths

By Dennis Webb

State officials believe an accidental release of chlorine into the Colorado River by the Glenwood Hot Springs on Tuesday was the most likely cause of 84 fish deaths. Representatives with the Colorado Division of Wildlife and Water Quality ...


Mesa County offers its top post to fired executive

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Mesa County tentatively has offered the county administrator job to a former county manager in Florida who was fired from that job earlier this year. County Commissioner Craig Meis confirmed Wednesday the board instructed Human Resources ...


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