Western Colorado

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Western Slope historian, author Fay dies of stroke

By Amy Hamilton

Abbott Fay was a respected scholar who taught at three Western Slope colleges and penned a dozen books about western Colorado history. But he was also an engaging storyteller who shunned the drier aspects of generations past and instead ...


Remains may be those of victim of Front Range serial killer

By Amy Hamilton

The skeletal remains of a woman’s body found near Moab, Utah, on Wednesday may have been a victim of a suspected Front Range serial killer, 42-year-old Scott Kimball, according to Grand County Sheriff James Nyland. Nyland said Kimball, ...


Monument to hire seasonal employees

By Carrie Marfitano

Colorado National Monument plans to hire 10 to 15 people as seasonal maintenance workers and seasonal trail workers. Applicants must apply by March 23 through the online federal job site. Start dates vary. The first workers will begin in ...


Schlumberger lays off employees, but plans cement distribution plant

By Staff

At the same time international energy-services company Schlumberger is hardening up its infrastructure, it is softening its work force. Schlumberger laid off 10 employees Thursday, according to an anonymous source. Company officials would not ...


Mesa homes must move 3-12-9

College to sell houses, with a catch: new owners must move them soon

By Staff

Mesa State College will take whatever it can get for eight homes it owns near the campus, but whoever the new owners are need to remove the homes from the properties by May 1. “The land is not for sale,” said Dana Nunn, ...


District 51 adopts new math curriculum

By Staff

School District 51 adopted a new high school math curriculum that is more closely aligned with the state’s content standards. For some district schools, it will mark the first math curriculum change in 14 years. The school board adopted ...


House passes oil, gas rules package

By Dennis Webb

Defenders of energy workers and of residents living near drilling activity clashed Thursday before the Colorado House of Representatives approved a controversial package of new oil and gas regulations. The approval followed several hours of ...


Property assessments might be a surprise to county homeowners

By Staff

The value of many Mesa County homes has declined sharply in the past few months, but not in the eyes of the Mesa County Assessor’s Office. The property assessments were done in the 18-month period between January 2007 and July of last ...


FLUTTERBY 1 3-12

Art on the Corner People’s Choice Award won by Flutterby

By Staff

“Flutterby,” the giant and colorful butterfly sculpture at Seventh and Main streets, won the Art on the Corner People’s Choice Award organized by the Downtown Development Authority. There are 30 rotating pieces in Art on the ...


NO JOBS 3-12

Workforce center swamped with jobseekers — but not jobs

By Carrie Marfitano

The resource center at the Mesa County Workforce Center was busy early Wednesday. Nearly every computer station was in use and a steady stream of job searchers stopped by the front desk to sign in. Workforce Center Supervisor Gilbert Lujan ...


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