Western Colorado

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Cloud seeders try new way to boost snowfall in Colorado River basin

By Staff

The future of snowmaking is on Grand Mesa, in the form of the latest in high-tech, cloud-seeding equipment. On Oct. 29, a remote-controlled liquid propane dispenser and weather station was positioned around 8,000 feet on the mesa, off Lands ...


$500K bond set for man held in attack

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A judge on Sunday set bond at $500,000 for a Grand Junction man accused of sexually assaulting and attempting to kill a woman inside his home. William Rydell, 68, is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder, sexual assault, ...


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Collision injures two women

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Two women were injured and taken to the hospital Sunday evening after a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 6 between Clifton and Palisade. The accident happened just before 5 p.m. A Dodge Ram pickup heading east was turning left onto 34 Road ...


Extensive renovation eyed for Grand Mesa Visitor Center

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The Grand Mesa Visitor Center, now 17 years old, is due for a top-to-bottom remodeling next summer. Exactly how much work gets done depends on when the needed dollars are shaken loose from the federal budget and how bids come in, said  ...


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Campaign shows what Red Cross does here

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When natural disasters wipe out homes and tear apart lives across the globe, the American Red Cross is there to provide immediate relief. But David Hintch wonders whether residents know about the kind of work the organization does right here ...


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Sculpture will put Walkers back in GJ

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Former Daily Sentinel Publisher Walter Walker will return to Main Street this week, when a sculpture depicting him and his son, Preston, is unveiled Friday. The depiction of the two publishers, part of the Legends of the Grand Valley, is a ...


Museum gains a little, loses a little in budget

By Staff

The Museum of Western Colorado will get something it’s never had before, money for repairs and improvements from Mesa County, under a tentative budget proposal. The county, however, would cut by 13 percent its contribution to the ...


Groups want river protection, local control

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Local control is the goal of a broad coalition that is seeking an alternative to federal wild and scenic river designation for portions of the Colorado River upstream of Glenwood Springs. The question is whether ...


Pearl Harbor long ago, but never forgotten

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The sneak attack on Pearl Harbor 67 years ago today claimed the scion of a Unaweep Canyon ranching family. A survivor of the attack later moved to Grand Junction, where he once worked as a planning director and now is retired. The survivor, ...


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FFA chapter draws from all over

By Melinda Mawdsley

Jessica Ferro has no problems with her school day starting before the sun comes up. Although she lives in Clifton, Ferro attends Fruita Monument High School because it is the only high school in School District 51 that offers a Future Farmers ...


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