Western Colorado

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Two students from crash in Denver hospital

By Melinda Mawdsley

Two Mesa State College students injured in a one-vehicle rollover Saturday on Interstate 70 spent Easter in a Denver hospital. Kathryn Ball, of Evergreen, was listed in critical condition at Denver Health Medical Center on Sunday. ...

Cell phones, computers to track weed violations

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In their battle to keep weeds at bay and appease one of local residents’ chief gripes, Grand Junction city officials have a new weapon at their disposal this year. A computer chip. City employees who will begin actively enforcing Grand ...

Tax district would raise clean-energy funds

By Dennis Webb

An intergovernmental advisory board is asking the Garfield County Commission to explore creation of a special district that, with voter approval, would provide financing for residential and commercial clean-energy projects. Under the concept ...

Project Rulison mineral rights holders get boost

By Dennis Webb

A descendant of the man who owned the land and minerals at the Project Rulison site at the time of the 1969 underground nuclear blast there says two generations is too long to wait for compensation she believes the federal government owes her ...

Intoxicated man confronted by Glade Park homeowner

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A Fruita teenager was arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion that he entered the garage of a Glade Park home, where the homeowner confronted an intruder at gunpoint. Brandon Lee Hopson, 19, 1225 Santa Fe Drive, was arrested on suspicion ...


Easter marks reconciliation for more Catholics

By Carrie Marfitano

When Don Mayer was a child, the Catholic church played an essential role in his life. He was an altar boy and a member of the choir. He went to Catholic grade school and then to Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. Then he left the ...

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Access hinders crews as empty house burns

By Staff

A fire destroyed an abandoned house near 24 3/4 and G roads early morning Saturday. Firefighters were dispatched at 12:01 a.m. to 2473 G Road, where they found “an unmaintained, vacant house, fully involved in fire,” the Grand ...

Last-minute tax filers may be fewer in number this year

By Staff

This time last year in the Grand Valley, the energy industry was bustling right along, the housing market was strong and everyone who wanted a job had one. What a difference a year makes. Natural gas companies have laid down drilling rigs ...

BLM floats fee to ride river rapids

By Staff

Floating down the Colorado River is a local tradition. But if a Bureau of Land Management idea holds water, users of the Colorado River in the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area could be paying fees by 2011. The fee could be $3 to $7, ...

Mesa State student killed in SUV crash

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A Mesa State College student was killed and three other Mesa State students were injured Saturday afternoon after the car they were traveling in blew a tire and rolled on Interstate 70 near Gypsum, the Colorado State Patrol said. The driver, ...

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