Western Colorado

Page 1367 of 2000

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Valley’s grape supply meager

By Charles Ashby

On the surface, the 19th annual Colorado Mountain Winefest in Palisade on Saturday may have seemed no different than the 18 others that came before it. But some local vintners this year are a bit concerned about what impact last ...

091910 2c Glover Cabin

Grand Valley Quilt Show scheduled

By Staff

Thanks to some financial help from Williams Production RMT, the energy company, members of the Grand Valley Historical Society have renovated an historic cabin that now sits next to the Battlement Mesa Schoolhouse at 7235 300 Road. Known as ...

Rep. King schedules town hall meetings

By Staff

Rep. Steve King, R-Grand Junction, will participate in several town hall meetings during the next few weeks. The events, open to all residents, will take place throughout the next month in Grand Junction, Fruita, Palisade and ...

EPA supports state’s ability to regulate waste pit liners

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The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will take up a proposal in November that environmental organizations say would be the first substantial rollback of regulations that were adopted two years ago. The environmental groups are ...

Accident kills one, injures 2

By Paul Shockley

A Mesa woman died and two passengers were injured early Friday after a sport utility vehicle rolled down an embankment. The accident was reported shortly after midnight. The Colorado State Patrol said Courtni J. Bieser, 23, was driving east ...

Police investigating money missing from school’s pom squad

By Paul Shockley

The Grand Junction Police Department has opened an investigation into allegations of stolen cash earmarked for the activities of a Grand Junction High School dance team. School District 51 spokesman Jeff Kirtland confirmed Friday that ...

Man faces 48 years in killing of brother

By Paul Shockley

A Rifle man who had been scheduled for trial next week in the 2008 slaying of his brother accepted a plea agreement Thursday. Heath Johnston, 21, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in a deal that calls for Johnston to be sentenced to the ...

091810 warbird rides

Soar into the wild blue yonder of history

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Gasoline leaked from the nose of the antique World War II era TBM-3E “Avenger” as pilot Bob Thompson hand-cranked the retractable wings into their open position. The work made him sweat, and he paused for a moment to catch his ...

Pilot banged up after crash near Olathe

By Rachel Sauer

The pilot of a small aircraft that crashed Friday afternoon near Olathe was home recuperating by Friday night. Kevin Kropf of Montrose was piloting a Sky Trek powered-parachute craft Friday, helping his friend Marvin Peachey look for some ...


Congested corridor has long way to go, but some areas looking better

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction’s four-mile stretch of North Avenue with its on-again, off-again sidewalks and a multitude of entrance points to businesses is not a city planner’s dream. Over the years, businesses were allowed in on a piecemeal ...

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