Western Colorado

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Grandma resists her would-be robber, who runs away

By Paul Shockley

Deanna Morrison did what any other 66-year-old ranch-raised cowgirl would have done. She pushed back. “I just looked at him and said, ‘You’re not getting my purse,’ ” said Morrison, counting her blessings ...

Arrest Prompts Range Of Emotions For Victims’ Friends

By {screen_name}

For many, the news that police had caught up to the man suspected in the brutal murder of their classmate and her daughter more than 30 years ago was predictably jolting. For some, it ripped open old wounds and triggered tears that ...

Einstein bagel chain may be coming to this area, Junction

By Carrie Marfitano

When you say Einstein on the Front Range, residents don’t automatically think of the wild-haired, 20th century genius famous for the theory of relativity. Some of them think instead about bagels. That may soon be the case on the Western ...

County cutting budget by $4 million

By Paul Shockley

Sinking revenue and a sluggish economy will trigger approximately $4 million in spending cuts for Mesa County, including nearly $1.4 million set aside for travel, consulting and related expenses. The cuts, announced Thursday in a news release ...

Three accused in Collbran meth bust

By Paul Shockley

Three people face drug-related charges after a search warrant was executed at a Collbran trailer park. Scott Peterson, 45, of Lamar, Sandra Pankratz, 46, of Seminole, Okla., and Lisa Eisenbarth, 48, of Collbran, could be charged with ...

Sheriff, commissioner split on traffic enforcement

By Staff

Mesa County Sheriff Stan Hilkey and County Commissioner Craig Meis disagree about how big the county’s new traffic enforcement team should be. In its 2009 budget, the Mesa County Commission approved funds to hire, train and equip two ...

Search continues for man missing in canoe accident

By Paul Shockley

Colorado State Parks employees on boats equipped with sonar searched Thursday for a man presumed dead from a boating accident Wednesday at Crawford State Park Reservoir. Tyler Korthuis, 22, of Delta has been missing since around 3 p.m. ...

Misdemeanor charge filed in accidental death of girl

By Paul Shockley

A man who backed a vehicle over his granddaughter in March will face misdemeanor charges. Anthony L. Woods, 50, of Orchard Mesa, was formally charged during a court hearing Thursday morning with two counts of misdemeanor drunken ...

Group admits violation of campaign law

By Dennis Webb

An outside campaign group has admitted to a violation in a Garfield County Commission race, but an advocacy organization says weak state laws and enforcement make it unlikely that some political-spending mysteries surrounding last fall’s ...

More efficient rigs drilling wells faster

By Dennis Webb

RULISON — On a well pad near Rulison stands yet another reason for the reduction in drilling rigs in the region. But energy companies aren’t complaining about this one. A high-efficiency drilling rig is operating on a Williams ...

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