Western Colorado

Page 1578 of 1946


Day care center in mall takes kids off parents’ hands

By Emily Shockley

Mesa Mall shoppers won’t have to go far to find someone to watch their kids as they peruse presents this holiday season. Covenant Child Care opened Nov. 17 in the Target wing of the mall. Parents can leave their children at the center ...


Fire leaves Pear Park family homeless

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A family was forced to spend Thanksgiving in a motel room after a chimney fire caused thousands of dollars in damage to their Pear Park home Tuesday night. Clifton Fire Protection District firefighters were called to the house at 496 30 3/4 ...


Grand Junction shines on list of sunniest U.S. cities

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If you live in the Grand Valley and you are a generally happy person or sport a nice tan, there may now be a mathematical explanation for why. Grand Junction is the seventh-sunniest city in the U.S., according to Tourism-Review.com, an ...


Cause of Silt fire is under investigation

By Dennis Webb

Investigators continued to look Wednesday for the cause of a fire that destroyed a home where two women lived in Silt. The Monday night fire burned a 1970-model mobile home and part of a detached garage, said Brit McLin, chief of the Burning ...


29 ROAD CONSTRUCTION 11-23

29 Road in line for grant

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Mesa County and Grand Junction are moving closer to obtaining potentially millions of dollars in state energy-impact grants to help build the 29 Road overpass over the Union Pacific Railroad tracks. City and county officials recently learned ...


CHRISTMAS CHILD 11-25

Toy safety group launches site

By Emily Shockley

Parents worried about bringing home unsafe toys can learn about toy safety on the go by visiting toysafety.mobi or http://www.toysafety.net on a smartphone or computer. The Colorado Public Interest Research Group launched the Web site Tuesday ...


Salazar defends oil and gas leasing policies

By Dennis Webb

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar lashed back Tuesday at industry trade group suggestions that he and the Obama administration have hindered drilling through their oil and gas leasing policies. “We believe that our oil and gas leasing ...


CATCUS CANYON DINNER 11-24

Feast for free on Thanksgiving Day

By Amy Hamilton

If you’re looking for some camaraderie and a free Thanksgiving meal, check out these local options: For starters, Grand Junction’s Rescue Mission, 550 South Ave., is hosting a Thanksgiving meal on the holiday’s eve at 7 p.m. ...


Maes, McInnis out to overturn oil, gas rules

By Emily Shockley

Regulations suggested by Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commissioners and adopted by the Colorado Legislature in May could be on their way out if a Republican wins the governorship next November. Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes ...


Son testifies against mother in Helmick trial

By Paul Shockley

Testifying as a prosecution witness, Miriam Helmick’s son told jurors that his mother suggested she had been cleared in the investigation of Alan Helmick’s murder and authorities were fine with her leaving Colorado for Florida in ...


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