Western Colorado

Page 1567 of 1999


Mesa County donates buses for disabled

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Mesa County commissioners on Monday agreed to donate four decommissioned Grand Valley Transit buses to Mesa Developmental Services, which finds itself facing an emergency transportation need. The nonprofit says it needs the buses to ...


CBI to solve backlogged forensic cases

By Charles Ashby

Despite years of asking, the Colorado Bureau of Investigations was unable to get what it desperately needed from the Colorado Legislature to address a mounting backlog of forensic cases at its Grand Junction office. So top officials in the ...


Scout troop reports theft of $5,000

By Melinda Mawdsley

When a local Boy Scouts troop went to pay its bills, one parent made an unwelcome discovery. More than $5,000 had been stolen from an account over the course of the past 12 months, prompting authorities to start investigating who would steal ...


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Quick-acting police officer saves neighbor from fiery fate

By Amy Hamilton

William Cox could barely believe his eyes when he spotted a man on fire with flames crawling up to his waist. In matter of seconds, just after the Grand Junction Police Department officer started his shift on a recent Friday night, Cox ...


GarCo backs off well-spacing concerns in two areas

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Garfield County has backed off plans to raise concerns with the state this month regarding natural gas well-spacing proposals in Battlement Mesa and the Garfield Creek State Wildlife Area near New Castle. County ...


Roan drilling foes bring ozone rule into fight

By Dennis Webb

A federal proposal to tighten restrictions on ozone pollution bolsters the contention of environmental groups that the Bureau of Land Management violated the law in leasing the Roan Plateau for natural gas development in 2008, they say in new ...


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German cultural festival warms up winter

By Melinda Mawdsley

Nothing was going to stop the German-American Club of Western Colorado from throwing a party. Instead of canceling their annual Fasching celebration, which is a German form of Mardi Gras, because of cold temperatures and snow Sunday, club ...


Students qualify for state math contest

By Staff

Three schools and eight students from the central portion of the Western Slope qualified Saturday for the state Math Counts tournament March 13 at Colorado School of Mines in Golden. The East Middle School team of Bryce Atchison, Justin Fay, ...


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Caught between beetle, hard spot in economy

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Beetles are battering Colorado’s forests, but the battle on the bugs also is bolstering the region’s lumber industry, at least for a while. Federal officials earlier this month announced they were pumping $40 million into the ...


Beetle bill helped, but was a little late

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Congress seven years ago took steps to corral the bark beetle now ravaging Colorado and other western states. It turned out, though, the effort was too little, too late, said Scott McInnis, R-Colo., a six-term U.S. representative who crafted ...


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