Western Colorado

Page 1758 of 1996

61 miners get pink slips at Somerset mine

By Dennis Webb

The nation’s recession and increased use of other electricity-generating fuels hit home for 61 coal miners who were laid off at the West Elk Mine in Somerset on Tuesday and Wednesday. The layoffs follow the release of about 40 contract ...

Man charged in apartment shooting

By Paul Shockley

Prosecutors on Wednesday filed a seven-count complaint against a man accused of repeatedly shooting another man at a Grand Junction apartment complex. Robert Roy Rodriguez, 22, faces a minimum 16 years in prison if convicted of attempted ...

Developers face foreclosure on pending Glenwood project

By Dennis Webb

The developers of a proposed hotel, condominium development and conference center in Glenwood Springs are facing a foreclosure action as their project heads for review by the City Council. Alpine Bank is seeking a court order authorizing it ...

New charges expected in Orchard Mesa vandalism

By Paul Shockley

A pair of teenage boys already facing 76 charges in a vandalism spree last month on Orchard Mesa will soon face new charges in the same incidents. “Daily, we’re getting new victims and new case reports,” Deputy District ...


Tips for securing your data

By Amy Hamilton

Trying to keep your e-mail and social networking sites safe from hackers and scammers can seem like an uphill battle. Yet having someone guess your e-mail password and break into your account, only to spread pleas for money or shameless ads of ...

GVP tells customers bills could go up 47%

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Legislation before Congress could drive up electricity bills by as much as 47 percent, Grand Valley Power is telling customers in a letter. Grand Valley Power sent the letter as a part of a national effort by electrical associations around ...

Third-grader reading scores better than previous class

By Emily Shockley

Reading program changes implemented in 2007 may be working on School District 51 third-graders. Scores from Colorado Student Assessment Program reading tests taken by third-graders in February have been released and show 71 percent of local ...

Bresnan’s seventh anniversary in western Colorado also marks the company’s 25th year

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Seven years into its franchise in Mesa County, Bresnan Communications will keep up with changes in the fast-moving information business, company officials said. Bresnan first acquired the cable-television franchise in the Grand Valley and has ...

District 51 cuts $2.3 million from budget

By Emily Shockley

District 51 school board members approved a budget for next school year shaved of $2.3 million in expenditures at a board meeting Tuesday. The school district had to reserve $132 per student in the district to comply with a new state ...


Beetlemania strikes invasive tamarisk

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Beetles with a taste for tamarisk have been enlisted in the fight to rein in the invasive species. Representatives of the Colorado Department of Agriculture and the Palisade Insectary met Tuesday at Riverbend Park in Palisade to witness the ...

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