Western Colorado

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Cannabis convention first of its kind in state

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — It seemed like a convention much like any other except there were no Shriners donning their tasseled hats or “Hi, I’m Joe” name tags to be seen anywhere. There were, however, lots of paraphernalia adorned with ...

Suit settled in case of gas pad truck hitting home

By Dennis Webb

A lawsuit over an accident in which a welding truck rolled off a natural gas drilling pad and into a Rulison home has been settled just days before the case was scheduled to go to trial. The settlement comes more than two years after the Nov. ...

iPad on sale Sunday at Grand Junction retailer

By Emily Shockley

Apple’s latest invention to carry the “i” prefix goes on sale today, but Grand Junction shoppers will have to wait one more day to pick up theirs. Although iPad tablet enthusiasts could drive to an Apple store (the closest ...

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Governor candidate gets down to business

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In a session as much reminiscent of a Tony Robbins seminar as the campaign stop and fact-finding mission it was, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper toured the Grand Junction headquarters of sportswear maker Loki LLC. Like many Colorado ...

Rematch pending in Garfield sheriff race

By Dennis Webb

For years, Tom Dalessandri has watched the decisions of his successor as Garfield County sheriff and not liked some of what he has seen. Now, the Democrat says he plans to seek a rematch with Sheriff Lou Vallario, the Republican who defeated ...

Democratic candidates to square off today

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U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff will face off this morning as Mesa County Democrats assemble to decide on delegates to the state convention. Romanoff, who attended a fundraiser Friday night in ...


Library to raze building in favor of more parking

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The Mesa County Public Library District will soon tear down what officials say is a rarely used, dilapidated building adjacent to the central library to create additional parking. The library’s board of trustees recently voted to ...

State may sell more bear tags

By Dave Buchanan

The Colorado Division of Wildlife is considering nearly doubling the number of bear hunting licenses in the Aspen area from 630 to roughly 1,100. The increase is part of a comprehensive plan to reduce human-bear conflicts in the area, which ...

District 51 expands autism services

By Emily Shockley

As diagnoses of autism have increased during the past couple decades, so have School District 51’s services for children with the disorder. District 51 Special Education Coordinator Jan Blair said the district has gone from serving ...

Events in eight cities to focus on immigration

By Staff

In an effort to raise awareness about immigration issues, events are planned in Grand Junction and seven other cities in Colorado next week. Called the Welcoming Colorado Initiative, the event is designed to “encourage immigrant and ...

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