Western Colorado

Page 1760 of 1995

Ranchers braced for ballot beef

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Ranchers who once could round up legislators with relative ease will soon face challenges well beyond the walls of the General Assembly, the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association’s lobbyist said Monday. Ranchers might have to confront ...

Man arrested, two remain hospitalized after rollover crash

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Two people remain hospitalized and a man was arrested after a rollover accident that authorities said happened after the driver may have been avoiding a DUI checkpoint. The driver, Michael Paul Myers, 26, 2915 Orchard Ave., No. C26, was ...

Man accused of sexually assaulting child

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A Grand Junction man was arrested early Sunday morning after he allegedly admitted to sexually assaulting a young child who was staying overnight at his house. Michael Robert Smith, 51, 653 Lela Place, was jailed on suspicion of sexual ...

Failed bond measure leaves land empty

By Emily Shockley

Failed ballot measures in November left School District 51 and the city of Grand Junction with lots of land and no money to put anything on it. The school district owns nine vacant lots, totaling about 188 acres across the Grand Valley, that ...

Denver man drowned while swimming

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A man who drowned in the Colorado River near the Colorado-Utah state line was identified Sunday as 43-year-old Jesse Lee Melvin of Denver. Rob Kurtzman, forensic pathologist with the Mesa County Coroner’s Office, said Melvin was ...

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Bounty hunter’s Mesa County visit to be aired

By Paul Shockley

Duane “Dog” Chapman’s strange venture into Mesa County justice is apparently ready for prime time. In the continuation of a three-part series on A&E Television’s “Dog the Bounty Hunter,” Chapman’s ...


Some firms’ customer base may get slimmer during time of recession

By Emily Shockley

Dog owners are always relieved to see Eddie and Holly Anthony arrive at their door with a scoop and a shovel. “Everybody is like, ‘Thank God, you’re here,’ because they don’t want to do it themselves,” ...

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New treatment for lung cancer shows promise

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Once a frightening monolith of a disease, lung cancer slowly is being recognized as not a single ailment, but several. With the finding that lung cancer isn’t a single disease, it also turns out some varieties are more treatable than ...

Body found in orchard dismembered

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A body found in an orchard west of Glenwood Springs was not a young girl but a woman who had been dismembered, authorities said Sunday. Garfield County sheriff’s spokeswoman Holly Hopple said the victim is a Caucasian woman who was ...

Potential injection well worries New Castle

By Dennis Webb

Antero Resources is looking into operating a produced- water-injection well outside New Castle, prompting concerns among town officials about possible impacts. Acting at the direction of the Town Council, council member Art Riddile raised the ...

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