Western Colorado

Page 1508 of 1996


Smuggler of human beings gets year in jail

By Paul Shockley

A man who has been arrested three times for allegedly smuggling illegal immigrants, and deported from the United States as many times, was sentenced Tuesday to serve one year in the Mesa County Jail related to his most recent smuggling arrest ...

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Junior Ranger Day 2010

By William Woody

Third graders from New Emerson Elementary school hike in the Devils Kitchen area as part of Junior Ranger Day 2010 at the Colorado National Monument. It’s a great time for anyone to see the park. Admission is free through April 25 in ...

Deadly plunge of man in canyon ruled accidental

By Amy Hamilton

The death of a 53-year-old Hotchkiss man who fell about 150 feet off a canyon overlook Saturday night has been ruled accidental, according to Delta County Coroner Chalmer Swain. Search and rescue workers late Saturday night recovered the body ...

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Fire destroys mobile home near Fruita

By Melinda Mawdsley

Susan Nickels wasn’t prepared for a firefighter to hand her soggy, slightly singed photographs of her daughter. Throw them away, she told the man, fighting back tears. In reality, Nickels knows that what didn’t burn in Monday ...

Whistle-blower against doctor cancels hearing

By Amy Hamilton

A whistle-blowing plaintiff in a civil suit against a Montrose doctor chose to cancel a settlement conference that was slated for today. Tonya Creel of Montrose, who claims she was fired by Dr. Sam Jahani after threatening to reveal ...

County beefs up DUI enforcement with van purchase

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The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department will soon own the first impaired-driving enforcement van on the Western Slope, a tool officials plan to use at large social events and sobriety checkpoints and share with other law-enforcement ...

More parking, city tells DDA

By Emily Shockley

Grand Junction city leaders have proposed a new design for the 400 block of Main Street that would chop two parking spaces for people with disabilities from the original design in order to add two parking spaces to the block. The current ...

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Rebates lure buyers out in force

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Rebates for energy-efficient appliances drew buyers out Monday for the first day of the Recharge Colorado program. The promotion aimed at using federal stimulus money to help sell more appliances and reduce electrical demand had an immediate ...

Colorado begins switch from coal to natural gas

By Charles Ashby

Though Gov. Bill Ritter signed the bill Monday, it will be at least two years before western Colorado drillers see a benefit from the measure to convert coal-fired power plants to natural gas. That’s because Xcel Energy now has to go ...

Superintendent, district recognizes senior scholars

By Staff

School District 51 and Superintendent Steven D. Schultz honored graduating high school seniors who have achieved a 4.0 cumulative GPA or better over the course of their four years in high school at a luncheon Monday at Two Rivers Convention ...

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