Western Colorado

Page 1558 of 1998


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Man caught trafficking humans a third time, officials say

By Amy Hamilton

A 34-year-old Mexican national who was caught Monday on Interstate 70 transporting 10 other illegal immigrants in a van had been deported for doing the same thing in Mesa County in 2006. Juan Miguel Rodriguez was driving eastbound on ...


School calendar adopted

By Emily Shockley

The School District 51 Board of Education adopted the 2010-11 school year calendar Tuesday night and voted unanimously to add Rocky Mountain Elementary School to the list of institutions that will follow the traditional calendar. Currently, ...


Report: climate, not beetles, main cause of forest fires

By Dennis Webb

A new report by four forest ecologists says climate rather than beetles is the main cause of forest fire risk, and that risk is best addressed by creating defensible spaces around homes instead of logging in the backcountry. The report, ...


Delta County School’s superintendent will retire July 1

By Emily Shockley

Mike McMillan will retire July 1 after six years as Delta County School District 50J’s superintendent. McMillan began his teaching career in the school district in 1971 and has been with the district since. He said he was offered a ...


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February fourth coldest on record

By Amy Hamilton

If you complained about how cold February was — and how could you not? — your instincts were right on. Last month was the fourth chilliest February on record for Grand Junction with an average temperature of 28.3 degrees, tying ...


BLM wants to ban off-trail travel in vast area

By Dennis Webb

Off-trail travel by motorized vehicles and bicycles would be prohibited on hundreds of thousands of acres south of Grand Junction under a proposed decision by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. The agency’s Uncompahgre Field Office has ...


Panel OKs measure for seniors parks pass

By Charles Ashby

Colorado seniors would be able to get a lifetime pass to all Colorado parks under a bill that won preliminary approval in the Colorado Senate on Monday. Seniors 64 and older would be offered a Colorado Aspen Leaf Pass for $150, five times the ...


Council approves art grants of $43,300

By Emily Shockley

The Grand Junction Commission on Arts and Culture will disperse $43,300 to 21 local non-profit groups this year. The Grand Junction City Council approved the grants Monday. The city will provide $35,000, and the rest of the grant money will ...


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Moab on the move

By Amy Hamilton

MOAB, Utah — When there’s a construction boom in Moab, it’s usually for the sake of the tourists. The town of some 5,000 residents estimates about one million visitors each year ogle its dramatic vistas, partake in a ...


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Guilty plea made in Clifton slaying

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A Grand Junction man faces up to 90 years in prison after he reversed course Monday and pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the shooting death of a man attending a child’s birthday party. Michael Simpson, 24, pleaded guilty in the ...


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