Western Colorado

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Owners of 43 acres hope city will alter Redlands zoning for increased housing

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Couple wants to share scenic wealth Step through the front doors of Ed and Ruth Ehlers’ home and your eyes immediately are drawn to floor-to-ceiling windows that afford a sweeping view of the Colorado National Monument. That’s a ...

Second group sues EnCana over royalties

By Dennis Webb

Some 45 royalty owners who opted out of a class-action lawsuit against EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. have filed a separate suit against the company in Garfield County, contending they are owed more in royalties than they have been paid. The ...


Idle subdivisions vexing builders in Grand Valley

By Staff

When Ed Slater began building a subdivision in 2006, he had more customers than homes. “We saw a tremendous growth, a tremendous interest,” he said. The Sundance subdivision, southeast of F 1/4 and 24 1/2 roads, had 32 ...

Fire destroys 3 Montrose stores; $4M in damage

By Melinda Mawdsley

Three Montrose businesses were destroyed late Saturday by a fire that caused an estimated $4 million in damage. The Montrose Fire Department was dispatched to 1521 Ogden Ave. at 10:45 p.m. Saturday on a report of a large structure fire. ...


Palisade market extended to fall

By Melinda Mawdsley

Downtown Palisade looks like a painting to at least one local orchard owner. “I say it’s more Norman Rockwell,” said Carol Zadrozny of Z’s Orchard and Produce outside Palisade. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every summer ...

Silt home saved from lightning fire

By Melinda Mawdsley

The quick actions of emergency personnel may have saved a Silt home from burning Sunday afternoon. Nearly 40 people helped put out a small fire started by a lightning strike Sunday, including pilots in two helicopters, who dropped buckets of ...

Motorcycle crash on Glade Park kills Junction man

By Melinda Mawdsley

A 58-year-old Grand Junction man was killed Sunday when the motorcycle he was driving crashed into a barbed wire fence on DS Road on Glade Park. The man, whose name was not released, was taken in serious condition to St. Mary’s ...

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Peakbagging’s not for everyone, but to summit’s a big deal

By Dave Haynes

There’s no good reason to climb a mountain, but there’s no good reason not to, either. Once you let go of the need to have a reason for everything, trudging to the top of a tall peak seems like a good idea. If you’re going ...

Mesa State launches bike-share program

By Emily Shockley

Mesa State College has introduced two environmentally friendly programs this fall: one that saves paper and one that helps students get around by bike. The MAVbikes program offers silver Fuji cruiser bikes to any student willing to pay a $150 ...

Landowners in hunting areas told to hold phone

By Staff

Later this month, the rifles in the river bottom will begin to sing. And that’s OK, according to the Mesa County Commission. Last week, the commission directed staff to add a notification ordinance to the land development code that ...

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