Western Colorado

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Library offers classes in May to help jobless

By Emily Shockley

As the unemployment rate in Mesa County began to climb last year, so did the number of people taking advantage of computer-skills classes and free Internet at the Mesa County Central Library. More people wanted to learn how to submit resumes ...

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State Democrats at impasse

By Charles Ashby

Gov. Bill Ritter started it when he passed over Andrew Romanoff last year for an appointment to the U.S. Senate and named Michael Bennet instead. So, it seemed fitting that the Democratic governor was in Grand Junction on Friday, the same day ...

Fatal fall reported in Delta County

By Staff

A fatal fall Saturday evening in a canyon area between Hotchkiss and Crawford is still under investigation, authorities said. One person is believed to have fallen off the north rim of the Smith Fork Canyon. The identity of the person was ...


Money X Live: Come for celebs, stay for financial advice

By Emily Shockley

Seeing actor Wilmer Valderrama on stage was a bigger draw than learning about money management for many kids attending Saturday evening’s Money X Live event at Suplizio Field. But that doesn’t mean they walked away from the event ...

Appeals court tosses conviction in meth case

By Paul Shockley

The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that authorities didn’t have probable cause to support a warrant to search a local man’s home in March 2007. That search resulted in the seizure of drugs and a plea agreement that sent ...

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Tipton collects $140,000 toward campaign

By Staff

Scott Tipton, the Cortez Republican hoping to take on incumbent U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., collected $140,000 in first-quarter campaign contributions. The quarter leaves Tipton with less than one-quarter of Salazar’s $1 million ...


Home sales turn around

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As unlikely as it might seem, new homes are under construction on Orchard Mesa. And as cold and slow as the winter was, it couldn’t suppress a small glimmer of hope for the housing market, when first-quarter sales in Mesa County edged ...

Body found at Corn Lake

By Staff

A body was found Saturday just west of Corn Lake in a densely vegetated area about 30 feet from a well-traveled walking trail. A family reported the body to park officials around 3:30 p.m., according to a Colorado State Parks ranger. The ...

Horizon Towers hard to miss, except when it comes to census

By Emily Shockley

It is eight stories high and has been there 26 years, but it appears the U.S. Census Bureau missed Horizon Towers during its mailing campaign in March. There are approximately 80 condominiums in the building at 1111 Horizon Drive. William ...

Antero acts on residents’ concerns

By Dennis Webb

Proposed well pad and pipeline changes by Antero Resources at Battlement Mesa include an offer to help fund a park in the community. The company has offered to eliminate one well pad and move two others in response to residents’ ...

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