Western Colorado

Page 1602 of 1927

For bands, hard work and honors

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Local high school bands fared well in the Colorado West Marching Band Festival this past weekend. The competition included schools from throughout western Colorado that competed for spots in the state finals. Jeff Mason, director of band at ...

McInnis touts his experience, blasts governor

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Scott McInnis mostly ignored his Republican opposition as he announced his bid for governor in Grand Junction on Tuesday. McInnis trained his criticism instead on Gov. Bill Ritter, the Democrat incumbent, as he spoke to about 90 people at Two ...

Coroner: Montrose County Jail inmate died of drug overdose

By Paul Shockley

A Montrose County work-release inmate died of a drug overdose in August while in the custody of authorities there. Andrew Gibson, 50, who was found dead in a low-security section of the Montrose County Jail, had excessive levels of ...

Groups ask BLM to suspend streamlined drilling reviews

By Dennis Webb

Fifteen conservation groups are asking the Bureau of Land Management to suspend use of a streamlined approach to regulating oil and gas drilling, pending an internal review of the practice. The groups’ request comes after the Government ...

School District 51 looks at budget cut of $775,000

By Emily Shockley

School District 51 will have to re-evaluate its budget and cut approximately $775,000 after its Sept. 25 enrollment count showed it has fewer students than last school year. Each school district in Colorado receives funding based on student ...

Bond raised to $1 million for sex assault fugitive

By Paul Shockley

District Judge Brian Flynn on Tuesday increased bond to $1 million for a Grand Junction man wanted in West Virginia on suspicion of 96 counts of sexual assault on a child. Howard J. Dotson, 60, indicated Tuesday through an attorney that he ...

City takes push for public safety buildings to residents

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Grand Junction city officials this winter will launch a “listening tour” of the community and assured residents they will listen their to concerns and ideas about the cost, funding, scope and location of new police and fire ...

Man faces 16 to 24 years in fatal 2007 wreck

By Paul Shockley

A man faces a maximum 24 years in prison for causing a November 2007 traffic accident that led to the death of a newborn girl, under the terms of a plea agreement. Logan Lage, 26, pleaded guilty Tuesday to child abuse resulting in the death ...

Accused ex-cop warned after 2003 accident with Florida department

By Paul Shockley

While working as a sheriff’s deputy in Florida in 2004, Glenn Coyne was given a verbal warning after causing a traffic accident while on the job. Coyne received “verbal counseling” from a superior about his driving following ...

October off to record cold start

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A series of fronts sweeping over the Western Slope has led to clearing skies, and that has dropped the thermometer to record lows on several occasions in the first week of October. The latest record was set Tuesday morning, when the ...

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