Western Colorado

Page 1552 of 1997

Buckeye Reservoir to close for summer

By Dave Buchanan

Buckeye Reservoir, a popular camping and fishing destination west of Paradox, will be closed this summer as the recreation area undergoes major improvements. A Manti-LaSal National Forest official said campsites will be reconstructed, a boat ...

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Dems blast Tipton for Fair Tax stance

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Less than 24 hours after Cortez Republican Scott Tipton acknowledged he suffered in 2006 from attacks painting him as supporting tax increases, the Colorado Democratic Party lambasted him again on the same count. Tipton, who is seeking the ...

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Restaurants support WWII honor flight

By Amy Hamilton

Western Slope World War II veterans who couldn’t participate in last year’s honor flight could have that chance to visit Washington, D.C., during a flight slated for May 4-5. While veterans are encouraged to go on the flight, a ...

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Other body farms struggled with location

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The four places in the United States that serve as scientific repositories for decomposing human bodies are all guarded by 8- or 10-foot-high chain-link fences topped with razor or barbed wire to discourage would-be vandals and limit scavenger ...

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Woman pitches tent on rooftop to raise $50,000

By Amy Hamilton

“Hi!” Carol Perry calls from the top of Smugglers’ Brew Pub, 2412 U.S. Highway 6&50. On Saturday, patrons entering the restaurant were greeted by Perry as she pitched her head over the top of the building, stated her ...

Court: Wiretaps illegal in drug case

By Paul Shockley

A series of wiretaps used by law enforcement to topple a large drug network in Mesa County were improper because the surveillance was not authorized by Mesa County District Attorney Pete Hautzinger, according to a ruling from the Colorado ...

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Juniata Reservoir headed for impaired waters list

By Emily Shockley

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment on Tuesday will adopt a lengthy list of Colorado waters it has deemed impaired. Despite the city of Grand Junction’s attempts to reverse the decision, the list likely will include ...

Clifton Christian Church marks 100th year

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Clifton Christian Church started 100 years ago in a tabernacle with a congregation average of 38 members. This weekend, the church with more than 700 members, five ministers and 10 staff assistants, is celebrating its birthday at the 9 a.m. ...

Monument to improve canyon trail with $27,000

By Dave Buchanan

Colorado National Monument will use an additional $27,000 in federal stimulus money this year to continue rehabilitating well-used trails. The new money, which comes on top of $226,000 received last year, boosts the monument’s stimulus ...


BLM Ranger of the Year named; praised for mobile computer effort

By Dave Buchanan

Bureau of Land Management law enforcement ranger Erik Boik of Grand Junction recently was named the agency’s 2009 National Ranger of the Year. Boik, 30, has worked for the Grand Junction field office since 2008 and is one of three BLM ...

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