Western Colorado

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Officials determine who started Redlands blaze

By Amy Hamilton

A man who was burning brush Wednesday morning around the home at 586 Preserve Lane was responsible for touching off a 40-acre wildfire on the Redlands, according to the Grand Junction Fire Department. No homes burned in the heavily vegetated ...

Big El Pomar grant goes toward students’ study of energy issues

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Three western Colorado colleges and a nonprofit center will use $75,000 from El Pomar Foundation to encourage western Colorado teens to explore math and science. The Colorado Springs-based foundation Thursday awarded the funds to Mesa State ...

Robinson Bill degree 3-19-9

After almost 50 years, Mesa State professor finds resolution with his degree drama

By Staff

After the first phone call before Christmas, Bill Robinson thought it was a joke. After the second call, he requested a letter to verify what he was hearing on the other end of the phone. “I felt, ‘My God. I can’t believe ...

HITE Morgan

Hite gets 20 years for killing baby

By Amy Hamilton

An Alaska woman who gave birth and killed her newborn at her parents’ Grand Junction home more than a year ago hopes to one day be a spokeswoman to educate other women about Safe Haven laws and other alternatives for mothers who ...

Study tallies oil shale water rights

By Dennis Webb

A study by an environmental group says energy companies have acquired hundreds of water rights for oil shale development and that exercising those water rights could transform western Colorado by drying up agricultural lands. Western Resource ...

Oil, gas rules clear committee, will be debated by Senate

By Dennis Webb

A legislative committee Wednesday approved a bill authorizing new oil and gas rules in Colorado, clearing them for debate by the full state Senate. The Committee on Legal Services approved House Bill 1292 on a 7-3 vote after hearing witnesses ...

Resorts hurting; late-season bargains possible

By Dave Buchanan

Empty beds in ski country resorts might mean good deals for late-season ski travelers. A survey of 15 mountain destination resorts across Colorado, Utah, California and British Columbia showed a 14.9 percent drop in room occupancy for ...

Apartment complex hit again by fire

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Investigators are looking into the cause of a fire that damaged a number of garages at an Orchard Mesa apartment complex early Wednesday and led to the evacuation of several homes. Grand Junction firefighters responded to the Monument Ridge ...

City will take over Long Park scheduling

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The city of Grand Junction will take over the scheduling of events at Long Family Memorial Park in Fruitvale from Mesa County. The City Council on Wednesday night signed off on an agreement with the county whereby the city will assume ...


By Amy Hamilton

Residents of an affluent Redlands neighborhood scorched by a fast-moving wildfire Wednesday morning had been trying to reduce the large amount of dry brush in the area, according to some homeowners. The fire tore through 40 acres of cattails, ...

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