Western Colorado

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051710 3A water festival

5th-graders will soak up water knowledge

By Melinda Mawdsley

In an effort to teach nearly 1,800 Grand Valley youth about water,  presenters with the 17th annual Children’s Water Festival will let area fifth-graders kiss a fish, hold a fire hose and see ice crystals form. Those activities ...


Dynamite ditched north of Loma

By Paul Shockley

A volunteer on a highway cleanup crew north of Loma on Saturday stumbled across approximately 16 pounds of dynamite abandoned in a ditch. Mesa County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Sally Weese said authorities were called around 10 ...


051510 Mesa St construction

Mesa State expansion changes college

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The car coasted by the corner of 12th Street and North Avenue, carrying the woman who was considering becoming the face of the local business community as the new chief executive officer of the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce. Diane ...


051510 1a Trailer rollover

Horse dies after trailer rolls in ditch

By Paul Shockley

A horse died Saturday after a trailer hauling the animal broke free from a pickup, sending the trailer careening into a ditch. Grand Junction Police Department officer Allen Kwiatkowski said a 33-year-old Telluride man had turned off U.S. ...


Duplexes to be built for those with disabilities

By Paul Shockley

A local project to raise 12 new apartments tailored for the elderly and those with disabilities begins with a groundbreaking ceremony Monday. Don Hartman, director of development for the Grand Junction Housing Authority, said total costs have ...


Quest, Christian school honor graduates

By Paul Shockley

Photos, scrapbooks and well-wisher cards adorned four tables, one for each graduate of Christian Community School on Saturday. The table for valedictorian Matt Cooper, 18, stood out with his electric guitar. “Classic rock, metal, ...


Appeals Court retreats on wiretapping ruling

By Paul Shockley

The Colorado Court of Appeals last week withdrew an opinion that deemed a series of wiretaps were illegal in the investigation of a large Mesa County drug ring. While withdrawing its opinion released March 4 in the case of convicted ...


Weekly Planner, May 16, 2010

By Staff

Sunday, May 16 Right to Life Spring Banquet, River of Life Alliance Church, 701 24 1/2 Road, 6 p.m., speakers author Jane Brennan and Sen. Josh Penry, catered dinner, $20 advance, $25 at the door, 639-2533. Vestafjell Lodge of the Sons of ...


051510 Mesa St Grads 1

1,093 earn degrees from Mesa State

By Emily Shockley

Conrad Tombleson was a janitor at the Grand Junction Veterans Affairs Medical Center when he began classes at Mesa State College in 2006. The 42-year-old former Marine will return to work at the VA this summer, this time as a ...


Cage Raiser 9

Cage Raiser MMA

By William Woody

About two dozen fighters from Western Colorado, Utah and Wyoming squared off in a mixture of amateur and professional bouts at Two Rivers Convention Center. The event benefited Impact Boxing of Grand Junction.  ...


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