Western Colorado

Page 1479 of 1997

CDOT reopens all lanes through Glenwood Canyon

By Staff

Road crews finished repairing rockfall damage on Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon and reopened all of its lanes, state highways officials announced Wednesday. Lanes on the eastbound and westbound sides of the interstate were opened ...

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City built it, but will they come park?

By Emily Shockley

Nearly two-and-a-half years after the Rood Avenue Parking Garage between Fourth and Fifth streets opened to downtown customers and employees, many drivers continue to resist switching from on-street parking. Just 8 percent of the 126 public ...

Colorado’s part-timers getting full job benefits

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The state of Colorado pays out at least $10 million annually in full-time benefits to part-time employees, some of whom work as few as 10 hours a week, according to state Rep. Laura Bradford, R-Collbran. At her request, the state’s ...

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Woman to plead guilty in dog dragging

By Paul Shockley

A woman accused of stealing a dog that was later killed by her brother on Colorado National Monument is expected to plead guilty to related federal charges, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Wednesday. Melissa Lockhart, ...

New teacher tenure law concerns union chief

By Emily Shockley

Gov. Bill Ritter will sign Senate Bill 191 into law today, altering how tenure and evaluations work in Colorado schools. Teachers will have to demonstrate effectiveness for three consecutive years before earning tenure, officially known as ...

Fruita police await autopsy of woman found dead in pond

By Staff

Fruita police are awaiting the results of an autopsy being done on a 59-year-old Fruita woman who was found dead Wednesday morning in a landscaping pond in her backyard. Fruita police received the call just after 8 a.m. about the woman who ...

Ruling delayed over rare flower in energy area

By Dennis Webb

A Colorado judge declined to rule Wednesday on whether a rare northwest Colorado wildflower should be reconsidered for Endangered Species Act protection. U.S. District Court Judge Walker Miller had been expected to issue a decision, but ...

Businesses to receive insurer dividends

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Mesa County businesses insured by Pinnacol Assurance are getting $2.1 million back in the form of dividends from the state’s largest workers’ compensation insurance carrier. The checks are part of Pinnacol’s sixth ...

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Emergency medical personnel honored

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Standing 12 stories above the Grand Valley, on St. Mary’s Hospital’s CareFlight helipad Wednesday morning, Hannah Trackler recalled the day she helped save a life. Trackler, a 15-year-old sophomore at Grand Junction High School, ...


Crystal Dam release

By William Woody

The U.S. Reclamation Bureau releases water over the Crystal Dam to improve the natural habitat of the Gunnison river through the Black Canyon near Montrose Colo., May 18, 2010.  ...

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