Western Colorado

Page 1841 of 1998

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, ...

Baby is first born in Mesa County jail

By Staff

The inmate who gave birth Wednesday morning in Mesa County Jail is a convicted sex offender and now a mother of six children, and she does not have custody of any of them. The childbirth is believed by Mesa County Sheriff’s Department ...

Infant dies from backover injuries

By Amy Hamilton

An 11-month-old infant who was in critical condition at St. Mary’s Hospital after being run over in a driveway on Saturday night has died from her injuries. Paytonn Garlick was pronounced dead Monday, according to the Mesa County ...

GOP: Freeze to be 2010 election issue

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The fight over the mill-levy freeze could foreshadow the tack Republicans will take in the 2010 gubernatorial election, a move that a spokesman for Democrat Gov. Bill Ritter said inspires no great worry. The freeze amounts to a “massive ...

Chamber panel opposes ‘card check’

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After hearing from U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., a sponsor of the Employee Free Choice Act, a business organization voted Tuesday to oppose the act. The governmental affairs committee of the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce voted ...

Neal: Ritter, court broke promises by District 51

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Gov. Bill Ritter and the Colorado Supreme Court “used semantics” to reverse promises made by School District 51, one of the district’s former board members said. Marcia Neal, now a member of the state Board of Education ...

In filing, city, trucking firm and backers ask for suit to be tossed

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The city of Grand Junction, Brady Trucking and one of the trucking company’s advocates say a lawsuit seeking to overturn industrial zoning along the Colorado River lacks merit, and they’ve asked a judge to dismiss the case. In ...

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