Western Colorado

Page 1687 of 2621

Forest Service: Sawmills allowed to redo contracts

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The U.S. Forest Service said Thursday it will allow Colorado sawmills the option to renegotiate or cancel existing timber contracts as a way to stimulate the industry and reduce beetle kill. With few details provided by the ...

Tipton will be in region today; Udall makes rounds next week

By Staff

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton will be in the region today and next week. Tipton, the Republican who represents the 3rd Congressional District, will discuss the goings-on in Washington at a town hall meeting at 5:30 tonight ...

Dog fashion rules the catwalk

By Charles Ashby

Dog food bags and leashes. That’s what Julie Tierney used to make her second outfit as one of 16 contestants on Lifetime Television’s “Project Runway.” And it worked. “I was worried about everything on ...

080411 1a Montrose hospital

Recall petition targets Montrose commissioners

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A pair of Montrose Memorial Hospital employees filed a petition Wednesday to recall all three members of Montrose County’s Board of County Commissioners. The petition says “risky and incompetent behavior” by ...

Energy company encountering hydrogen sulfide in Piceance wells

By Dennis Webb

Noble Energy on Wednesday said it is encountering hydrogen sulfide in the majority of its Piceance Basin natural gas wells, after a former contractor employee said he became ill from the substance while working on a Noble site. That same man, ...

MOTTRAM 2-11-01

Longtime leader for county Dems dies Monday at 71

By Charles Ashby

The Mesa County Democratic Party lost a loyal servant earlier this week. Claude William “Skip” Mottram, a one-time party chairman and 31-year veteran of Mesa County School District 51, died Monday. He was 71. Mottram served as ...

Fruitvale death being investigated as homicide

By Paul Shockley

The death of a man whose body was found Monday inside a Fruitvale apartment was a homicide, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department said Wednesday. Meanwhile, the Mesa County Coroner’s Office has not released the man’s identity ...

3 energy companies honored by state oil and gas commission

By Dennis Webb

Three companies with local operations are among five to receive honors from the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission this year. Williams, Encana Oil & Gas (USA) and Noble Energy, all of which drill in the Piceance Basin, were ...

Illinois drops charges against ex-prosecutor from Mesa County

By Paul Shockley

Illinois prosecutors Monday dismissed charges against a former Mesa County deputy district attorney when a key witness couldn’t be found for trial. Kristin L. Knotts, 34, most recently of Springfield, Ill., was slated for a jury trial ...

Homelessness dominates council discussion

By Amy Hamilton

Conflict between residents and transients who populate local parks spilled into City Hall on Wednesday night as several people expressed their concerns to Grand Junction City Council members. Issues on the planned agenda for City Council were ...

Page 1687 of 2621


734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Subscribe to print edition
Advertiser Tearsheet

© 2017 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy