Western Colorado

Page 1636 of 1944


Suspected accomplice in jailbreak pleads not guilty

By Paul Shockley

A man accused of helping another man break out of the Mesa County Jail last year may take his case to trial. Rodney Price, 31, pleaded not guilty Friday morning in District Judge Thomas Deister’s courtroom. A trial running over six ...


Accused GJ officer no longer employed

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction Police Department officer accused in a domestic violence arrest earlier this month is no longer employed, while city officials on Friday refused to say if he was fired or resigned. Courtney Crooks, 24, who had been on unpaid ...


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Getting financing is tough even for those with good credit

By Amy Hamilton

Fifty-five-year-old Warren Burke boasts a stellar credit score, can post enough money for a 20 percent down payment and owns five homes that he rents out for a profit. But lately, after asking three local banks for loans to purchase another ...


Mortgage broker gets new name, changes with the financial times

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Certified Mortgage Solutions, which brokered mortgages in Grand Junction since 2002, now is LeaderOne Financial. The change runs deeper than a new name, said Kyle Barnard, branch manager for LeaderOne. “It’s a lateral move to ...


Researcher sees drilling moving into other states

By Emily Shockley

Out-of-state basins filled with greater portions of natural gas and long permit periods could endanger Colorado drilling, energy trend researcher Porter Bennett said in his keynote address Thursday at the Mesa State College Energy Management ...


Calabash Festival offers gourds and more

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Question: Is a gourd a fruit or a vegetable? Can you eat it? Would you want to? And how many useful items can you make from its hollowed shell? The Western Colorado Botanical Gardens is celebrating the harvest season this weekend with a ...


County OKs funds for new Clifton Nature Park

By Staff

The average price for a mile of riverfront trail is $420,000, and that is not including construction cost, said Greg Linza, parks and grounds manager for Mesa County. At that price, one might say, Mesa County is getting a discount on a ...


College searches for cuts as state provides less

By Emily Shockley

Mesa State College is planning for more students and less state funding. The state has contributed an increasingly smaller portion of the school’s budget every year since 1999, except for the 2007–2008 school year. That means ...


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GJ Rotary Club marks its 90th year of service to valley

By Paul Shockley

It was good to be a Grand Junction Rotarian in 1919. That’s because you had a decent shot every Wednesday to make the day’s front page. A week after the club’s charter was introduced on Sept. 18, 1919, Daily Sentinel ...


GJ cited for healthy approach to rivers

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Grand Junction is one of eight cities in the United States leading the way in preparing for climate change, according to AmericanRivers.org. The city at the junction of the Colorado and Gunnison rivers was selected because “of the value ...


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