Western Colorado

Page 1653 of 1998

Government workers brace for worst in H1N1 outbreak

By Staff

De Beque Fire Chief Nick Marx was standing in line recently at the Mesa County Health Department to get vaccinated against the H1N1 virus when he received a page. He had to leave without getting vaccinated. Marx said he would try again when ...

Erkenbrack S File 3-20

Doubts about public option

By {screen_name}

The House health-care bill unveiled last week has something to irritate just about everyone, but not so much that many Grand Valley experts want it ditched immediately. A major feature of the plan unveiled by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and ...

No-contact order against officer lifted at accuser’s request

By Paul Shockley

A Palisade police officer accused of harassing an ex-girlfriend appeared in Mesa County Court for a brief hearing Friday. Judge Gretchen Larson agreed to a request to lift a no-contact order against the officer, 26-year-old Stephen Tonello, ...

Woman avoids jail time for morphine theft

By Paul Shockley

A former employee at a Fruita animal clinic who stole medication will avoid jail time under a plea agreement. Under terms of the agreement, a charge of animal cruelty against Nicole Maves, 28, was dropped. She also faced allegations that she ...

Election ballot deadline is Tuesday

By Emily Shockley

School board and term-limit questions dominate Tuesday’s general election in Mesa County. Referred measures 1A, 1B and 1C ask whether term limits should extend from two consecutive four-year periods to three for Mesa County’s ...

Heart attack killed driver, caused I-70 rollover

By Staff

A “previously undiagnosed medical condition” caused a California man to lose control of his truck Thursday night on Interstate 70 before it rolled into the center median, according to the Mesa County Coroner’s Office. R. ...

Police in Montrose seek missing man, 82

By Staff

Montrose authorities are looking for an 82-year-old man who disappeared after a neighbor saw him leave his home late on the night of Oct. 20. Police Chief Tom Chinn said investigators have no idea where Thomas Boylan Sr. might have gone and ...

Pomona Lock down 10-29-9

Gun report rattles school at end of day

By Paul Shockley

A report of a man possibly armed with a handgun near an elementary school sent the facility into a lockdown and delayed students returning home for a couple hours Thursday. A passerby near Pomona Elementary School, 588 25 1/2 Road, called ...

Threat suspect’s bond stays at $100K

By Amy Hamilton

Mesa County District Court Judge Valerie Robison on Thursday denied a bond reduction for an 18-year-old man accused of making threats against Palisade High School. Michelle Devlin, an attorney for Robert Dell Johnson, argued there was no ...

Briefs, Oct. 30, 2009

By Staff

Harvest Fest for children Saturday Mesa State College Future Business Leaders of America Phi Beta Lambda will host a Harvest Fest for children from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday in the new classroom building, 1400 Houston Ave. The event includes ...

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