Western Colorado

Page 1486 of 2000


051710 birds donated

Museum donates stuffed specimens to Mesa State

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The Museum of Western Colorado’s collection of stuffed birds and small mammals has flown the coop to Mesa State College, where the animals, most of them frozen by taxidermy in lifelike poses, will be used by students and others. The ...


051310 Bob Silbernagel

Silbernagel at Sentinel: 30 years as observer, critic, commentator

By Laurena Mayne Davis

The week Bob Silbernagel’s byline first topped a story in The Daily Sentinel, the newspaper inked editorials protesting President Carter’s 10 cent a gallon fuel tax and condemning Russia’s invasion of Afghanistan as ...


Legislature had taste of medical pot, coal power

By Charles Ashby

The 2010 legislative session, which ended last week, was a busy one. Lawmakers created new regulations for medical marijuana, altered how teachers are evaluated, revamped how payday lenders operate, cut millions of dollars in state spending ...


Local lawmakers tackled natural gas issue, closing of Cameo plant

By Charles Ashby

Though they’re in the minority party, local lawmakers managed to get a measure or two through the Colorado Legislature during the 2010 session, which ended Wednesday. Sen. Josh Penry. R-Grand Junction, hopes to boost natural gas ...


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, ...


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