Western Colorado

Page 1666 of 1975

Interior official: Dry climate puts pressure on river

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Population growth, drought, changing environmental needs and climate change are posing new issues in managing the Colorado River Basin. To deal with them, the U.S. Department of the Interior is conducting a water-supply and demand study of ...

DUI checkpoints up for Winefest

By Paul Shockley

The Colorado State Patrol today will be heading up a series of drunken-driver checkpoints around Palisade with an eye on Colorado Mountain Winefest. The checkpoints will be moving “two to three times” in the Palisade area from ...

Suspected accomplice in jailbreak pleads not guilty

By Paul Shockley

A man accused of helping another man break out of the Mesa County Jail last year may take his case to trial. Rodney Price, 31, pleaded not guilty Friday morning in District Judge Thomas Deister’s courtroom. A trial running over six ...

Accused GJ officer no longer employed

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction Police Department officer accused in a domestic violence arrest earlier this month is no longer employed, while city officials on Friday refused to say if he was fired or resigned. Courtney Crooks, 24, who had been on unpaid ...


Getting financing is tough even for those with good credit

By Amy Hamilton

Fifty-five-year-old Warren Burke boasts a stellar credit score, can post enough money for a 20 percent down payment and owns five homes that he rents out for a profit. But lately, after asking three local banks for loans to purchase another ...

Mortgage broker gets new name, changes with the financial times

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Certified Mortgage Solutions, which brokered mortgages in Grand Junction since 2002, now is LeaderOne Financial. The change runs deeper than a new name, said Kyle Barnard, branch manager for LeaderOne. “It’s a lateral move to ...

Researcher sees drilling moving into other states

By Emily Shockley

Out-of-state basins filled with greater portions of natural gas and long permit periods could endanger Colorado drilling, energy trend researcher Porter Bennett said in his keynote address Thursday at the Mesa State College Energy Management ...

Calabash Festival offers gourds and more

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Question: Is a gourd a fruit or a vegetable? Can you eat it? Would you want to? And how many useful items can you make from its hollowed shell? The Western Colorado Botanical Gardens is celebrating the harvest season this weekend with a ...

County OKs funds for new Clifton Nature Park

By Staff

The average price for a mile of riverfront trail is $420,000, and that is not including construction cost, said Greg Linza, parks and grounds manager for Mesa County. At that price, one might say, Mesa County is getting a discount on a ...

College searches for cuts as state provides less

By Emily Shockley

Mesa State College is planning for more students and less state funding. The state has contributed an increasingly smaller portion of the school’s budget every year since 1999, except for the 2007–2008 school year. That means ...

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