Western Colorado

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Free vasectomy for Father’s Day

By Paul Shockley

“Hey, so, you’re having a vasectomy?” It’s the one question Dr. Jamie Lowe says she has yet to eavesdrop on at her Glenwood Springs medical practice. She wishes she heard it more, particularly from men. “The ...

Mesa County suicides at all-time high

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A new report shows the number of people who killed themselves in Mesa County reached all-time highs in 2007 and 2008, and suicide prevention experts acknowledge they’re having difficulty tackling a complex, misunderstood and underfunded ...

Silt woman hurt in crash

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A 21-year-old Silt woman remained in critical condition Saturday night after she was pulled from a creek after a rollover accident south of Silt early Friday. The Colorado State Patrol said Teal Harper was driving north on Garfield County ...

Forget memorizing, new academic standards call for conceptualizing

By Emily Shockley

Ask most kids to name all 50 states, and they quickly can browse Web-search results and spout the answer. New academic standards for Colorado, now in draft form, ask teachers to downplay simple facts such as the one above in classroom ...

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Revamped Colorado Ave. welcomes shoppers, drivers

By Emily Shockley

Only two dim streetlights lit the south side of the 400 block when owner Bill Keith moved Quilters’ Corner into 421 Colorado Ave. Customers who frequented the store when it was on Main Street had only to walk south instead of north ...


Some service sector workers see tips slowly returning

By Staff

Dining out, or even ordering in, usually entails tipping. Waiters, pizza delivery drivers and bartenders say tips are down. The slide began at the start of the year, many of them say, but some said business appears to be picking up again, ...

Listings increase fourfold in 1 year

By Emily Shockley

Half as many homes were sold during the first three months of this year compared to last year, according to Grand Junction Area Realtors Association data. Home sales numbered 1,055 in the first quarter of 2008 and dropped to 509 in the first ...

Rifle woman jailed again after previous arrest ruled a mistake

By Dennis Webb

A drug task force that mistakenly arrested a Rifle woman last year has arrested her in connection with new charges. The Two Rivers Drug Enforcement Team, or TRIDENT, said Friday that it had arrested Danielle Marie Trujillo on methamphetamine ...

Airport security eases somewhat for private pilots

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A security directive requiring that all private pilots have identification badges for every airport at which they land was eased just days before it was set to go into effect. The agency also exempted members of the military and its own ...

Thirty solar panels stolen off Carbondale rec center

By Dennis Webb

Carbondale town employees say residents are furious over the theft of 30 solar panels from the roof of the community’s recreation center. A center employee discovered the theft Wednesday night while doing routine maintenance on the top ...

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