Western Colorado

Page 1661 of 2368

worldwide partners Higgins

Partners program to be introduced in foreign land

By Amy Hamilton

When something works, word gets out. That’s what Joe Higgins, the longtime director of Mesa County Partners, discovered after he was asked to replicate the group’s mentoring model halfway around the world. In mid-January, Higgins ...

Students headed to marketing competition

By Staff

Five local high school students are headed to a state marketing competition after placing first and second earlier this month at a regional marketing conference. The students that qualified at the DECA (formerly known as Distributive ...

Steamboat project gives scientists unique, grounded look at clouds

By Dennis Webb

Federally sponsored atmospheric scientists are excited about a Steamboat Springs project that’s letting them stick their heads in the clouds even as they keep their feet planted on the ground. The Department of Energy’s ...

Report details Norton-Shell shale ties, says no evidence of illegalities

By Dennis Webb

First there was a March 2, 2005, visit by Shell’s chief executive officer and one of its vice presidents with then-Interior Secretary Gale Norton at her Washington headquarters, with oil shale as an apparent topic. Then came her March ...

Fruita motor vehicle office survives cutbacks

By {screen_name}

Despite slashing $500,000 from its budget, the Mesa County Clerk and Recorder’s Office will keep the Fruita motor-vehicle branch open two days a week next year and extend business hours at all three branches in the county. Beginning ...

School cop Balleweg 120210

County cuts police presence at 13 schools in District 51

By {screen_name}

By 11:30 a.m. on a recent Wednesday, Jeremy Balleweg served as a police officer, counselor, mediator, friend and jokester. At the beginning of the day, Balleweg, a Mesa County deputy sheriff who is the school resource officer at Central High ...

Curry, Houpt seek positions with state

By Dennis Webb

Two Western Slope politicians who lost bids for re-election in November are seeking posts within the administration of Colorado Gov.-elect John Hickenlooper. Garfield County Commissioner Tresi Houpt has applied to be director of the ...

Fire suspect arrested

By Amy Hamilton

A Clifton man was arrested on suspicion of fourth-degree arson and reckless endangerment late Friday night after setting a bush on fire, forcing residents to evacuate from two homes, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s ...

Ritter requests student input from Mesa State

By Charles Ashby

Keep class sizes small and support programs designed to aid students in more than just financial matters, a handful of Mesa State College students told Gov. Bill Ritter and First Lady Jeannie Ritter on Friday. In a two-day trip to the Western ...

GARCIA Benjamin

Teenagers suspects in carjacking

By Paul Shockley

Three teenagers face a variety of possible felony charges for allegedly stopping a vehicle early Sunday and taking off with it, according to arrest affidavits. Benjamin J. Garcia, 18, 472 N. Sun Court, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of a ...

Page 1661 of 2368


734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Subscribe to print edition
Advertiser Tearsheet

© 2016 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy