Western Colorado

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Bill would keep extra state money from re-Bruced districts

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A new school-finance measure before the Legislature would prevent school districts from getting more state dollars by reinstating revenue limits. Mesa County commissioners discussed the idea of reinstating revenue limits for School District ...


Indigent costs a concern for local funeral homes

By Staff

The two funeral homes in town that cremate the indigent are doing what they can to protect themselves from being stuck with the bill. Callahan-Edfast Mortuary and Martin Mortuary are reminding Mesa County of its obligation to pay for the ...

Medical condition may be to blame for crash that killed 91-year-old

By Staff

Authorities on Tuesday said a sudden medical condition may have contributed to the death of an elderly Hotchkiss man who was killed in a single-vehicle crash Monday. The accident happened about 10:15 a.m. a little more than a mile west of ...

Man, 18, accused of sex with 13-year-old

By Carrie Marfitano

An 18-year-old Grand Junction man was arrested Monday on suspicion of sexual assault on a child. The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department says Alex Tyler Winn had sex with a 13-year-old girl twice in February. The girl, who had run away ...

Mesa State eyes tuition increase

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A loss of $1.6 million in state funding has Mesa State College looking at additional cuts and acknowledging that tuition might increase to cover the gap. The Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee this week reduced spending on higher ...


Funds to speed Moab tailings removal

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The federal government will provide $108 million from the economic stimulus package to push ahead more quickly with the cleanup of uranium mill tailings from Moab, Utah. The new spending will more than double the number of employees from 125 ...

Police find date-rape drug, lab at dorm

By Carrie Marfitano

Grand Junction police have arrested a Mesa State College student on suspicion of making and trying to sell a large quantity of a date-rape drug. Police allege Kiefer Clark Townsend, 18, made the drug, known as gamma hydroxy butyrate, or GHB, ...


Downtown clothier to close its doors in May

By Staff

Economic reality has reached into Stuart Rogers’ pockets. Rogers is the manager of the Village Squire Clothiers, 419 Main St. For 17 years the men’s clothing store had been the only place in the county, if not the entire Western ...

Canyons area bill signed into law

By Dennis Webb

President Obama on Monday signed the Omnibus Public Lands Bill, which includes creation of the 210,000-acre Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area on the Uncompahgre Plateau. Included within that area will be the 60,000-acre Dominguez ...


New VA Medical Center director faces geographical challenges

By Melinda Mawdsley

Terry Atienza is prepared for the unique challenge that comes with serving the military veteran population in western Colorado, eastern Utah and southwestern Wyoming. Atienza, 46, is the new director of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in ...

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