Western Colorado

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Better ways to kill mosquitoes than a slap or spray

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Mosquitoes are beginning to bug western Colorado, from Paonia to the Grand Valley. In Paonia, residents are itching to have the North Fork Mosquito Abatement District spray for the bloodsucking bugs. District officials, however, find the ...

Grand Valley finds ways to celebrate without fireworks

By Amy Hamilton

A Fourth of July without fireworks?! The injustice of it was just about too much for eight-year-old Jordan Stewart, said his mother, Cassy. The Stewart family, including Reese, 2, spent the morning in downtown Palisade to attend the annual ...


DA drops case in bath salts death

By Paul Shockley

Criminal charges will not be filed in the case of a 19-year-old Grand Junction man who was high on bath salts and acting violently at a party last April when he was strangled by others who tried to subdue him, District Attorney Pete Hautzinger ...

Udall won’t press monument change

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado National Monument will stay a monument for now, not necessarily one forever. U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., told a committee on Tuesday that no bill to change the monument to a park is in the offing. “I can tell you ...

Fireworks fix can still be found, with drive

By Katie Langford

Wildfires and severe drought conditions have led officials across nearly every Western Slope community to cancel their annual fireworks shows. Although skies above Mesa County will be quiet tonight, residents willing to drive can still satisfy ...

Briefs, July 4, 2012

By Staff

College-planning clinic starts Monday Local independent educational consultant Kara Kyle will offer a six-week college-planning clinic for high school juniors and seniors beginning Monday. The clinic will offer 12 hours of instruction and ...

Partners boys claim abuse by volunteer

By Amy Hamilton

A 50-year-old Grand Junction man who had been a Mesa County Partners volunteer to four juveniles since 2009 was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of molesting two of the boys. Mark Anthony Bustamante is facing two felony counts of sexual assault ...

Search for replacement judge in Montrose County to begin this month

By Staff

The 17th Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet later this month to interview and select candidates for Montrose County judge. A vacancy was created when County Judge Jerry Montgomery resigned last week, according to the Colorado ...


Meis rebuffed again over ticket

By Paul Shockley

In his latest exchange with police over petty tickets, Mesa County Commissioner Craig Meis was cited last weekend on suspicion of violating a fire ban in Chaffee County when his camping party lit up a small charcoal grill. Meis denied ...

Longtime school employee named to represent veterans

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A 27-year School Distict 51 employee has moved into a new job as Mesa County’s veterans service officer. David Montoya, 56, formerly the director of transportation, grounds and buildings for the school district, was appointed the ...

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