Western Colorado

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Man dies in collision with trash truck

By Staff

The driver of a pickup died Friday when he pulled into traffic on U.S. Highway 6&50 and was struck broadside by a garbage truck, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Just before 2 p.m. the driver of a pickup stopped behind ...


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Ride the Rockies kicks off in Junction

By Patrick Bahr

Ride the Rockies began 25 years ago in Grand Junction, with bicyclists making their way 305 miles to Denver. For its Silver Anniversary, Ride the Rockies is starting its seven-day ride in Grand Junction again. Sunday, 2,000 cyclists begin a ...


CU migrates from Big 12 to Pac-10 conference

By Charles Ashby

The University of Colorado is joining the Pacific-10 conference, but CU officials are hoping that switch will do more than just showcase its football program. CU Regents Chairman Steve Bosley confirmed the news Thursday that the university is ...


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Glacier Ice Arena closing

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Grand Valley residents this weekend can take advantage of a last chance to ice skate — or just watch the skaters — at The Glacier Ice Arena. The Glacier, 2515 Riverside Parkway, will close Monday after a four-year run. Owners ...


Grand jury to take on case of medicinal pot growing

By Paul Shockley

District Attorney Pete Hautzinger said Thursday that two of his deputies are presenting evidence to a Mesa County grand jury in the investigation of a local, large-scale, marijuana-grow operation. Hautzinger didn’t identify the grand ...


Area athletes attending CU say conference move not unexpected

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Football might be getting most of the attention in the University of Colorado’s move to the Pacific-10 Conference, but every athletic team will be affected. The move won’t happen for two years, when Holly Odneal, a Palisade High ...


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Brits OK extradition of suspect in murder

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The United Kingdom secretary of state on Thursday ordered the extradition of a British man accused of killing his wife in western Colorado in 1997, although the suspect can still appeal his transfer to the U.S. to face trial. The Garfield ...


Norton opposes wilderness plans

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U.S. Senate candidate Jane Norton said she opposes legislation that would establish more than 40 new wilderness areas in western Colorado, contending they were dictated from Denver and Washington D.C. The wilderness areas proposed by Reps. ...


Fire destroys home near New Castle

By Staff

A fire destroyed a home near New Castle on Thursday afternoon, but firefighters managed to contain a resultant wildfire that threatened nearby homes. The exact cause of the fire at 982 County Road 245 remains under investigation, according to ...


New school opening in Plateau Valley

By Emily Shockley

Molina Baptist Church Pastor Kyle VanArsdol worried about the responsibility of home-schooling. Then his wife’s relatives in Texas told him about a school there that combines home-schooling and private Christian ...


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