Western Colorado

Page 1351 of 1902


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Fire destroys Olathe home

By Melinda Mawdsley

Carla Jean Giron sat in a lawn chair and watched her home of 16 years burn Wednesday afternoon. “I lost everything,” she said. Thankfully, she added, she and her daughter, who were both home at the time the fire started, were ...


Body found in river that of Louisiana man

By Staff

The Garfield County Coroner’s Office on Wednesday said the body retrieved from the Colorado River near Parachute last Friday was that of a Louisiana man who fell into the river three weeks earlier near No Name. The Coroner’s ...


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Filmmaker to shoot entirely with iPhone 4s

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Local filmmaker Seth Schaeffer of Hoptocopter Films, and some friends with Triple Nickel Films of Los Angeles, should be among the first in line on the Front Range this morning to purchase six of Apple’s new iPhone 4 cell phones. And, ...


Group to discuss ice rink’s future next week

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An organization working to reopen the Glacier Ice Arena will discuss plans for the rink during a public meeting next week. The Glacier, 2515 Riverside Parkway, closed June 13 after four years of operation. The ice arena was the culmination of ...


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District 51 broadens program that counters grade, attendance woes

By Emily Shockley

A School District 51 program that helps Hispanic students improve grades and attendance is broadening its focus to help all students. Latino Education Achievement to Graduation (LEAG) is changing its name to Leadership for Education, ...


062310 Vaccines

Free vaccine offered to fight common sexually transmitted disease

By Amy Hamilton

Men and women between the ages of 19 and 26 can save hundreds of dollars on potential health care costs and fend off disease by taking advantage of a free vaccine offered at the Mesa County Health Department. The Gardasil vaccine, or the ...


Activist to speak on immigration in Grand Junction

By Staff

A supporter of a private-sector approach to immigration will speak next week to the Western Slope Conservative Alliance. Helen E. Krieble, president of the Krieble Foundation, will discuss immigration issues at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Grand ...


Man dies after falling from raft in Eagle County

By Staff

A 66-year-old man died Wednesday morning after falling from a raft while going through rapids on the Eagle River in Dowd Junction in Eagle County. The body of Patrick Bush of Birmingham, Ala., was recovered just before noon. An autopsy is ...


Warnings renewed of fraud by telephone

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado Attorney General’s Office renewed its warning to consumers Tuesday about telephone fraud involving strong-arm tactics to collect phony outstanding debts. The callers, who appear to be out of the country, are using fake but ...


City’s public safety listening tour ends

By Emily Shockley

Grand Junction City Council members fielded 25 comments in just under an hour Tuesday night during a telephone town hall. The phone call rang out to landlines in the city and council members asked those who stayed on the line to offer ...


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