Western Colorado

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Some Loma residents hope to preserve country life

By Staff

Loma’s days as a rural community along Interstate 70, dotted with farmhouses and the occasional upper-class homes among vast stretches of pasture, may be numbered. Many of its residents realize as much. With the assistance of Mesa ...


New Avalon promotions pull historic theater back from brink

By Amy Hamilton

Every Tuesday night for a few months now, Avalon Theater worker Crystal Reese has seen some familiar faces. A group of up to a dozen young women are fast becoming regulars, arriving for the theater’s “Dinner and a Movie” ...

Ponzi schemers can detect testing by wary investors

By {screen_name}

Just about everything that many careful investors do when they put money into businesses that turn out to be Ponzi schemes is exactly wrong. And not just wrong, but worse: They do exactly what Ponzi operators expect and want them to do, said ...

Valley founder’s attorney: Recession brought down company, not scheme

By {screen_name}

Valley Investments was undone by terrible business conditions, not by the collapse of an illegal scheme, said the attorney for Philip Rand Lochmiller, who started Valley 15 years ago. The receiver for the failed company said in court papers ...

KAFM celebrates 10 years on the air

By Emily Shockley

KAFM programming first flowed out of radios tuned to 88.1 FM across the Grand Valley in 1999. Since the day the signal was broadcast, the station has moved from renting a spot by Mesa Mall to owning a building at 1310 Ute Ave. It has begun to ...

Drivers rescued from vehicles after collision

By Staff

Two men were taken by ambulance to a hospital late Saturday night after a sport utility vehicle and small pickup collided at 32 1/2 and E roads. The driver of the SUV was pinned under his vehicle until emergency personnel rescued him. The ...

Bone in murder probe ‘unidentifiable,’ cops say

By Paul Shockley

Nearly a year after a hiker in Utah stumbled upon it, a small piece of human skull that piqued the interest of investigators looking into Paige Birgfeld’s disappearance remains a mystery. But while questions remain about the roughly ...

Thief takes truck, trailer from auto dealer

By Emily Shockley

Burglars made off with two vehicles and potentially the tools to steal more from Pine Country Truck & Auto overnight Friday. A manager of the dealership at 2514 U.S. Highway 6&50 discovered the truck and trailer missing at 8:30 ...

Mental health center to get $900K grant for lease on building

By Staff

Financially struggling Colorado West Mental Health is getting help from some deep pockets. Mesa County is using a $900,000 Colorado Department of Local Affairs grant to obtain a 40-year lease for one building, a hospital facility known as ...


Plentiful strip mall spots offer opportunities for businesses

By Emily Shockley

One by one, Jan Jackson’s neighbors began to disappear. The cycle shop left. The furniture store left. The women-only gym left. The window and door company left. The coffee shop left. Jackson, who owns The Great Frame-Up, is down to ...

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