Western Colorado

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No more free passes on late car registration

By {screen_name}

Few Colorado motorists look forward to paying their license fees, but the worst thing they can do in the coming years is put off the inevitable. Mesa County Clerk Janice Rich has posted charts of “add-on” fees at motor-vehicles ...

Authorities see modern twists on old shams

By Paul Shockley

Kim Whiteside was four digits from losing five. Or worse. An early-evening phone call in April warned of trouble with her account at a local credit union. The automated voice explained she had no immediate access to her money, her account ...

Corps puts $5 million on table for removal if valley officials do $10,000 study

By Staff

A $5 million grant from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to eradicate tamarisk from a 56-mile stretch of the Colorado River, from the Utah state line past Palisade, is being debated among Grand Valley political leaders and ...


Tamarisk beetles will begin annual feast on invasive plant along Colorado River

By Staff

The Colorado River corridor will turn brown this year. Dan Bean, director of the Palisade Insectary, guarantees it. But not to worry, it is just a sign that the beetles have landed — the tamarisk beetle, that is. The little critter ...

Forest Service keeps roads closed because of snowpack

By Staff

The U.S. Forest Service announced several roads in the Grand Mesa and Uncompahgre National Forests will remain closed to wide vehicles until the snow clears and road conditions improve. The closures apply to vehicles wider than 50 inches, ...

Grand Junction woman, 26,  dies in rollover near school

By Staff

A 26-year-old Grand Junction woman died in a single-vehicle, rollover accident Saturday morning on D 1/2 Road, according to the Colorado State Patrol and the Mesa County Coroner’s Office. Skye A. Cannell was the driver and only occupant ...

downtown Grand Junction receives hail as large as an inch in diameter

By Staff

A strong storm dropped unusually large hail for this time of year across the Grand Junction area Saturday evening, according to the National Weather Service’s local office. The Redlands and downtown Grand Junction received hail as large ...

Rifle editor among latest Swift layoffs

By Dennis Webb

The owners of the Citizen Telegram in Rifle say that weekly newspaper will continue to be published despite the recent layoffs of its editor and a second employee. The layoffs were part of another round of staff reductions at Garfield and ...

County hosting town hall meeting by telephone today

By Staff

Ever thought about giving those folks down at the county seat a piece of your mind about how they are spending your tax dollars? Today, you can sound off (actually the county is encouraging you to) and have your coffee at the same time. ...

Nonprofit agency to operate Silverton weekly until new owner steps up

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Silverton’s weekly newspaper is at once the oldest on the Western Slope and the one furthest ahead into the brave new world of journalism. The Silverton Standard & The Miner now is owned by the nonprofit San Juan County Historical ...

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