Western Colorado

Page 1369 of 1976

Pickens, Turner push gas at confab

By Dennis Webb

ASPEN — Oilman T. Boone Pickens and media giant Ted Turner joined Saturday in touting natural gas as an important part of the nation’s energy future and a resource Pickens says can be cleanly produced. The two were part of a ...

County to decide on giving pot shop question to voters

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Mesa County commissioners will decide Monday whether to put a question on the November ballot asking voters if they want to ban medical marijuana centers in unincorporated areas of the county. New state law gives local governments the leeway ...

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Homeless, but not voiceless

By Amy Hamilton

Spend a couple hours at Whitman Park, where some of the area’s homeless people congregate, and ask them for their thoughts about Jacob Richards. Some bristle in defense, leery about a stranger posing questions about their ally. Who ...

City fighting lawsuit over incident that led to firing, suicide of officer

By Paul Shockley

Attorneys for the city of Grand Junction deny claims of negligence filed in a lawsuit by a woman who alleged she was raped by a Grand Junction police officer. In a formal response to the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Denver, ...

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Girl Scout honored for bravery after saving grandma from fire

By Charles Ashby

The Girl Scouts is about more than Lemon Chalet Cremes or Daisy Go Rounds, Thank U Berry Munch. The group also is about saving lives. Just ask 14-year-old Amelia C. Watson, who saved her grandmother, Joyce Ensley, from a house fire last ...

Traffic Alert, Aug. 22, 2010

By Staff

Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: CDOT widening of Interstate 70 Business This project will widen I-70B between 24 Road and 24 ¾ Road. Traffic has been switched to the south side in the construction zone ...

Community College might lease housing closer to school campus

By Emily Shockley

Western Colorado Community College students may have a place to call home close to class in the near future. Mesa State College is pursuing the idea of leasing an apartment complex to house students near the campus at 2508 Blichmann Ave., ...

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July jobless rate stays at 9.5 percent

By Emily Shockley

Mesa County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from June, settling at 9.5 percent in July, according to data released Friday by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. The state unemployment rate ...

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Famous bounty hunter delivers suspect to jail

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A man who failed several times to appear in Mesa County District Court is lodged in Mesa County Jail on a $1 million bond after he was taken into custody by Duane Chapman, television’s “Dog the Bounty Hunter.” Chapman ...

Disappearance leads to murder charge

By Dennis Webb

Despite the lack of a body — thought to have been dumped in the Colorado River — a judge on Friday bound over a Denver man to district court for trial in the suspected murder of a business partner. Denver County Judge Andrew ...

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