Western Colorado

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Group: Suicide numbers too high

By Amy Hamilton

In the wake of a five-year spike in the number of suicides in Mesa County, residents, prevention groups and officials from Mesa County decided something must be done. In 2011, 44 people committed suicide in the county, a number that was 44 ...


Crowd at expo hooked on fly fishing

By Amy Hamilton

The 1992 movie “A River Runs Through It” helped popularize the sport of fly fishing, according to Gifford Maytham, a fly-fishing guide and professional with the Scott Fly Rod Co. And two decades later, despite the recession, more ...

Horse rescue operations active in western Colorado

By Bob Silbernagel

Steadfast Steeds, featured in the main article on this page, focuses on providing homes and promoting adoption for mustangs that have been removed from their range. It is not a rescue facility for abused or abandoned domestic horses. But there ...

Conditions delay prescribed burns in western Colo.

By Dennis Webb

Prescribed fires by two federal agencies are on hold for the short-term in Colorado because of tinder-dry conditions. The hold prevents, at least for now, projects such as a burn officials hope to conduct on thousands of acres south of Silt ...

Rodeo fundraiser to help pay bills of slain Mesa woman

By Amy Hamilton

There wasn’t an animal that LaVon Hoffman would hesitate to rescue. The 52-year-old mother of two adult daughters, so loved horses that she started a rescue organization and was caring for 15 horses at the time of her death. Hoffman ...

Club 20 seeking ‘timely’ oil shale leasing program

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The U.S. government needs to move forward a “timely” oil shale commercial-leasing program to develop domestic energy resources, Club 20 said Friday. The Western Slope advocacy organization also took a swipe at the Interior ...


Redlands Center hoping for some community help

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Before there were massive ballrooms able to accommodate hundreds of revelers, before there were vineyards and orchards turned into charming wedding venues with sweeping views of the Colorado River or Colorado National Monument, there ...

For The Record, March 31, 2012

By Staff

MARRIAGES Paul Dehaven Beeler and Katherine Marie Wagner, March 16. Zachariah Thor Frease and Valerie Jean Friar, March 21. Brian Scott Gingrich and Nancy Laura Araujo Veness, March 17. Jonathan Lee King and Susanna Rose Miller, Dec. ...

Gastric virus making the rounds

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The Mesa County Health Department said Friday it has seen an increase in gastrointestinal illness in the Grand Valley and advises residents to take measures to prevent becoming sick. Health Department spokeswoman Karen Martsolf said some test ...


Man accused for second time of drug sales

By Paul Shockley

A New Castle man was arrested Thursday for the second time in three months on allegations of dealing methamphetamine. Mark A. Wagner, 46, who had been under the supervision of Mesa County Pretrial Services after his initial arrest in ...

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