Western Colorado

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Man already imprisoned accused of check fraud

By Staff

A man accused of check fraud in 10 Colorado counties, including Mesa, Montrose and Delta, was indicted Tuesday by a state grand jury. Timothy Kuskowski, 45, was already in prison on other charges. He was arrested in Delta in June on suspicion ...

Mesa Land Trust receives national accreditation

By Staff

The Mesa Land Trust is now officially on the list — right between the Maui Coastal and the Minnesota land trusts — accredited by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. On Tuesday the land trust celebrated being included among ...

Twenty sections on shortlist for river designation

By Dennis Webb

Three stretches of the Colorado River are among 20 river and stream segments in the Grand Junction area the Bureau of Land Management has determined are eligible for the federal Wild and Scenic River designation. The action clears the way to ...

Building permit numbers plummet

By Carrie Marfitano

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HW: Palisade youth picked for medical forum

By Melinda Mawdsley

Sarah Galloway has always dreamed of becoming a doctor. Her desire to be a pediatrician became even stronger in February when the Palisade High School sophomore received an e-mail notification that she was selected to attend this ...

Man fleeing cops spends hour in frigid Colo. River

By Dennis Webb

A man fleeing Glenwood Springs police on foot spent an hour in the frigid Colorado River on Monday before rescuers persuaded him to get out of the water. “How he was still alive I don’t know,” said Tanny McGinnis, ...

GarCo energy board talks of outside help to mediate conflicts

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Recent industry/resident discord on Garfield County’s Energy Advisory Board is prompting talk of hiring a professional mediator to improve how the board operates. The idea of having a mediator meet with the ...

GJ council election ballots due today

By Staff

Grand Junction voters have until 7 tonight to turn in their ballots for City Council elections. Ballots can be dropped off at four locations: City Hall, 250 N. Fifth St.; the Old Courthouse, 544 Rood Ave.; and the Department of Motor Vehicle ...

Energy department drops its opposition to wells near Rulison

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The U.S. Department of Energy is dropping its opposition to oil and gas development outside 40 acres surrounding the Project Rulison nuclear blast site. Its decision to no longer oppose the notion of development ...

Asphalt prices escalating as county buys 4,500 tons

By Dan Bennett

Mesa County is spending some bucks for rolling iron and walking people. The commission on Monday approved the purchase of 4,500 tons of asphalt, with a cost that’s 23.2 percent higher per ton than last year. The county also approved ...

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