Western Colorado

Page 1682 of 1974

Laid-off workers turn dreams into businesses

By Emily Shockley

Shaken up, but not out. If she can’t do what she’s used to doing, Rhonda Mumby of Grand Junction at least wants to do something she’s passionate about doing. So, she’s starting her own business. And Mumby is not alone ...

County hasn’t had any West Nile cases this season

By Amy Hamilton

West Nile Virus seems to have lost its bite in Mesa County as no mosquitoes here have tested positive for the virus this year. That is a sharp contrast to five years ago when the county was a hotbed of West Nile Virus activity, with 127 ...

Retired patrol commander killed in crash

By Paul Shockley

The retired head of the Colorado State Patrol on the Western Slope was killed Saturday in a motorcycle accident in Ouray County. Robert “Bob” Habliston, 70, of Grand Junction, was riding his 2000 Harley Davidson motorcycle south ...

Grand Junction group rescued from Flat Tops

By Staff

Rescuers came to the aid of a Grand Junction group who became stranded north of Rifle Sunday. A man called 911 at 4:42 p.m. Sunday to report that four adults, two young children and three dogs were in a recreational vehicle that became stuck ...

Unusual ballot question looms for county

By Staff

What if an election were canceled because it cost too much? A countywide ballot could be cancelled because none of the three open seats for the School District 51 Board of Directors election is a contested race. The only other countywide ...

Aide accused of assaulting nursing home patient

By Paul Shockley

A nurse’s assistant is accused of using a pillow to silence a patient at a local nursing home. Errin Hubbard, 23, of Grand Junction was arrested Saturday on suspicion of third-degree assault on an at-risk victim and misdemeanor neglect ...

World War II vets head to memorial named in their honor

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They were delayed, but there was no way they were going to be denied. A group of 112 World War II veterans from western Colorado will board a charter flight at Grand Junction Regional Airport this morning and head for the Washington, D.C., ...

Cyclist crash fatality is first in monument

By Staff

For the first time, a cyclist has died after crashing in Colorado National Monument, according to the National Park Service. Stanley Dodson, 65, of Madison, Wis., died Sunday from injuries he suffered when he crashed his bicycle on Rim Rock ...

Three accused of tampering with train

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Three transients not only felt the lure of a train whistle Saturday night. They also tooted a locomotive’s horn before being arrested in Glenwood Canyon, authorities say. An eastbound freight train was brought ...

Group urges collaboration to boost business climate

By Emily Shockley

Jobs Cabinet members want Colorado businesses, educators and economic development groups to share ideas in order to get the best results. Mesa County Workforce Center Director Sue Tuffin says she doesn’t know any other way to do ...

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