Western Colorado

Page 1394 of 2194

Stowaway arrested after calling 911 to stop train-top ride

By Paul Shockley

A Fruita man was arrested in Glenwood Springs after calling authorities from atop an eastbound freight train out of Grand Junction and asking for help getting off the train. James Frank Salazar, 40, phoned Garfield County 911 dispatchers ...

Experts: Nuclear plant risk is low

By Dennis Webb

Despite the crisis in Japan, Glenwood Springs resident and former nuclear engineer Eric Kuhn says he doesn’t lose sleep over the prospect of a nuclear plant being built in eastern Utah, and he thinks the risk it would pose to places ...

032311 MONT death follow 1

Raid forces family from home

By William Woody

MONTROSE — For the Dunagan family, last week’s Montrose police raid of the Sunshine Peak Apartments not only ended the three-day manhunt for homicide suspect Ryan Peterson, it forced the family to relocate from their damaged ...

032311 santiago new

Carbondale cop takes own life near school

By Dennis Webb

A man who died of an apparent suicide near a Carbondale elementary school Monday night was a police officer for the town. Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario said Nino Santiago Sr. died of a what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound ...

Bill to punish stoned driving advances

By Charles Ashby

Being too stoned to drive would join the state’s laws against being too drunk to drive under a bill that won preliminary approval Tuesday in the Colorado House. Lawmakers said they thought it was high time to have such a law now that ...

Mesa State name change would cost

By {screen_name}

Changing the name of Mesa State College would cost “hundreds of thousands of dollars,” Mesa State President Tim Foster told listeners during a telephone-town-hall conference Tuesday evening. The call rang out to more than 20,000 ...

032311 amys courtyard map

County approves Amy’s Courtyard for weddings, other events

By {screen_name}

A Palisade-area property owner who had been illegally hosting weddings and other events for years can now legally operate his business after Mesa County commissioners unanimously agreed Tuesday to issue him a conditional-use permit. The board ...

Concealed gun proposal dies in party vote

By Charles Ashby

Gun owners who were hoping to conceal their handguns without having to get a concealed-weapons permit will have to continue to wear them in the open. A bill that would have allowed all legal gun carriers to conceal their weapons was shot down ...

Computers at state office of revenue crash again

By Staff

The Colorado Department of Revenue’s computer system for issuing vehicle license plates and titles is down, again. The aging system went down last month because of a faulty server, but department workers replaced it with a used one to ...

Renwick mug 081210

Ariz. escapee pleads guilty, faces 60 years for shooting

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — An escaped Arizona prison convict would face 60 years in prison in Colorado under a plea agreement. Daniel Renwick, 37, pleaded guilty Tuesday to two, first-degree-attempted-murder charges stemming from an Aug. 1 ...

Page 1394 of 2194


734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Subscribe to print edition
Advertiser Tearsheet

© 2015 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy