Western Colorado

Page 1774 of 1997

District 51 will offer free meals this summer at two more sites

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School District 51 this summer is expanding a program that offers free breakfast and lunch to all children in the community four days a week. District officials will bump up the number of schools at which meals are served from five to seven. ...

County can now keep ticket revenue

By Staff

Mesa County roads, and sheriff’s deputies, are now under the Model Traffic Code for Colorado. Monday the Mesa County Commission unanimously adopted the code, which allows revenue from traffic citations issued by Mesa County ...

Theater manager robbed at gunpoint

By Paul Shockley

Police Monday were looking for a man who robbed the manager of a Grand Junction movie theater at gunpoint. The robbery — which was the third in just over three weeks involving the threat of a weapon at a local business — was ...

Murder of physician ‘deplorable’

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Both sides of the abortion debate condemned the shooting of abortion doctor George Tiller on Sunday in Kansas, while abortion foes said they feared a backlash against them. In Grand Junction, abortion foes prayed for Tiller as they gathered ...

Company eyes 700 million-barrel potential in oil shale tract

By Dennis Webb

A subsidiary of a Boston-based company plans to test oil shale development technology on private land in western Colorado’s Piceance Basin. General Synfuels International said in a recent news release it has obtained access to about 500 ...

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Teacher will show off hometown to students

By Amy Hamilton

Darren Kellerby has worked hard this year to smash some stereotypes. The 27-year-old Grand Junction native and Mesa State College graduate has been teaching high school students in a remote Alaskan village for two years and is traveling to ...


Man shot at GJ apartment complex

By Paul Shockley

A man remained hospitalized Sunday evening after he was shot repeatedly in the pre-dawn hours only feet from the front door of his apartment. The man’s would-be assailant was at-large Sunday. Grand Junction police said the victim was in ...

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Men with cancer bond in support group

By Amy Hamilton

It was about five years ago when Walt Beigegrain flopped onto his bed, crossed his arms and felt a lump on his chest. “What is that?” he wondered. About five weeks later, after summoning the courage to seek help, his doctor ...


Deals aim to increase travel, tourism

By Emily Shockley

Want to fly from Grand Junction to Hawaii? That’ll be $560 round trip. Prefer London? Prices are only $710 if you book now for July. Prices are the lowest they’ve been in years for some prime vacation destinations, thanks to ...

Riders in Montrose left at curb as cab company closes today

By Staff

The taxi business on the Western Slope has been traveling a bumpy road. Business is so bad in Montrose that the only cab company in the city is closing today. “This Sunday evening, May 31, 9 p.m., we will close our doors,” said ...

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