Western Colorado

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Parting sad, hopeful for De Beque grads

By Dennis Webb

DE BEQUE — Lexxi Varner couldn’t help but think pink when it came time to accessorize her De Beque High School graduation cap and gown Saturday. “I started preschool in this school in pink cowboy boots, and so 14 years later ...


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Man shot to death in Fruita

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A man was killed and two people were being questioned by police Friday night following a shooting at a Fruita mobile home park. Officers were called to 530 Virgo Way in Holly Park around 5:40 p.m. on a report that a man had been shot. Police ...


GOP delegates split on House seat candidates

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LOVELAND — Third Congressional District Republicans split on their two candidates, leaving Scott Tipton and Bob McConnell to campaign until August for the nomination. Tipton, a Cortez legislator who was defeated in 2006 for the ...


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Jobless rate up in state

By Charles Ashby

The state’s unemployment rate went up slightly in April, but the number of unemployed Mesa County residents declined for the first time since November. At the same time, the state’s job loss/creation numbers have flattened, ...


75 Mesa County delegates to attend Dems assembly

By Charles Ashby

It’ll be nothing like the 2008 political conventions, but the 2010 Colorado Democratic Party assembly today could be just as interesting, party officials say. That’s because Democrats will learn if they want a sitting U.S. senator ...


Ex-Moab cop pleads guilty to theft from department

By Paul Shockley

A former Moab police officer faces a maximum one year in jail after pleading guilty Tuesday to misdemeanor theft of cash from his own department, according to the Seventh Judicial District Court’s clerk in Moab. Edward Guerrero, 43, ...


Online juror certificate system delayed

By Paul Shockley

A Mesa County court official says they’re holding off on entering data in a new computer system for juror service until mid-June as Colorado works out kinks in the system. Rose Anne Kelley, jury commissioner for the 21st Judicial ...


Alternative R-5 High equals success

By Amy Hamilton

The future wasn’t looking so rosy for Samantha Wittern when she learned she was pregnant during the summer of her sophomore year in high school. At age 16, she soon realized that continuing at a traditional District 51 high school would ...


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Senior in a class all by himself

By Amy Hamilton

Oh, what any high school graduate wouldn’t give to be Dustin Dakota Copeland. The 19-year-old Gateway High School graduate is the class of 2010 — the only senior this year to graduate from the tiny rural school tucked in a valley ...


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Mesa County landfill manager arrested, may face felonies

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Mesa County’s landfill manager has been arrested on allegations he used a county-owned Global Positioning System, computer and cell phone to track and harass another county employee and the employee’s wife as part of a yearslong ...


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