Western Colorado

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High point for GarCo gas jobs may be past

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Garfield County’s natural gas industry will make a comeback, but probably never employ as many people as it had in recent years, state Demographer Jim Westkott said Thursday. Energy had been responsible for ...

Sex predator’s release in GJ subject of broadcast Tuesday

By Paul Shockley

The release of a state-labeled sexually violent predator in Grand Junction will be the focus of a television broadcast next week, police said Thursday. Police declined to release the man’s identity until they provide the information at ...

GJ woman motorcyclist, 53, dies in crash near Delta

By Amy Hamilton

A Grand Junction woman died late Wednesday night after crashing her motorcycle west of Delta, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Sheryl J. Williams, 53, was driving her 2007 Harley-Davidson east along a left-hand curve and down a hill on ...

McInnis defends call about political plans after group’s assertion

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A Front Range political watchdog group says it will investigate a phone message left by former Republican Congressman Scott McInnis with a supporter. McInnis’ message suggests he’s working with a 527, the term borrowed from the ...


Court acts against dogs’ owners

By Staff

Chaos has gone to the pound. Mesa County Court Judge Craig Henderson ordered that Chaos, an 18-month old pit bull, be taken from his owners, Rebecca and Jonathan Gilbert. Chaos, the judge said, is “obviously a dangerous dog.” The ...

Take steps to prepare for disease, county says

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Mesa County health officials advised families to prepare for an emergency by stockpiling food and water and urged sick people to stay home as a swine flu outbreak spread to Colorado. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment on ...

Decision leads to water fight

By Amy Hamilton

The legend of Moab’s Matrimony Springs worked like a charm on Christy Williams. The resident of Castle Valley, a community of some 300 people northeast of Moab, moved to the area years ago and only intended to stick around for a short ...


Gradishar reinforces importance of serving in local community

By Patrick Bahr

Randy Gradishar knows about giving back. The Denver Broncos Ring of Fame linebacker was in Grand Junction on Wednesday as the keynote speaker at the Salvation Army’s 101st Civic Celebration. Gradishar is no stranger to civic service. ...

Ruling should help protect Western lands, groups say

By Dennis Webb

Environmental groups say a federal appeals court decision in a New Mexico case this week should aid in efforts to protect other Western public lands from energy development, including the Roan Plateau in Colorado. “We think in ...

Group involved in GarCo race fined

By Dennis Webb

A judge has fined an independent campaign group $7,150 for violations related to a Garfield County commission race. Administrative Law Judge Robert Spencer handed down the fine this week against the Aurora-based Colorado League of Taxpayers. ...

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