Western Colorado

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Attorneys: Resolution near in King fraud case

By Paul Shockley

Attorneys in the felony fraud case against state Sen. Steve King said Thursday they’re close to resolution, signaling progress on a plea agreement. District Judge Valerie Robison said she expects a plea “one way or another” ...


Rockslide interrupts mill-tailings cleanup

By Gary Harmon

Officials are inspecting a significant rockfall off a cliff outside Moab, Utah, that hindered the cleanup of a Cold War-era uranium mill tailings pile. No injuries were reported. Federal and railroad officials are looking at whether the ...

Roan lawsuit settlement expected

By Dennis Webb

State and federal authorities are planning an announcement today regarding the Roan Plateau, amid anticipation that a lawsuit settlement on oil and gas development there is imminent. “I think it’s pretty much a done deal,” ...


Man accused in string of thefts at boat launch

By Staff

A Grand Junction man already facing multiple counts of theft and drug possession is now accused in a string of break-ins at the Whitewater boat launch in July. Samual Mayer, 23, was additionally accused Wednesday of 47 separate counts ...


Gaping public divide over bridge

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — For more than 60 years, the Grand Avenue Bridge has served as a vital connection between north and south Glenwood Springs, not to mention the Colorado River and Roaring Fork valleys. But the future of this major ...

Mack outfitter gets 27 months for Lacey Act violations

By Erin McIntyre

DENVER — A Mack man who kept wild animals in cages, shot them and imprisoned them in traps to allow hunters to quickly and easily kill their trophies so he could make money was sentenced to 27 months in federal prison Thursday. U.S. ...


Independence Academy finds spot for new school

By Kathleen Goddeyne

After years of planning, a Grand Junction charter school will break ground for a new building Friday, outgrowing its current location in a building owned by the district, which can use the space. Independence Academy Charter School officials ...


Ouray Alchemist Museum treats visitors to pharmacy artifacts, history

By Erin McIntyre

OURAY — Stepping into this fantastical museum of tiny bottles and specimens, with the smell of old, dark wood filling your nose and beckoning you to the past, is the closest thing to time travel I’ve experienced lately. There is ...


Total Transitions helps seniors adjust to new surroundings with thoughtful action plans

By Greg Ruland

A Grand Junction consulting firm that relieves seniors of the physical and mental burdens of moving to a new home is a savvy entrepreneurial response to the fast-growing market of people 65 and older who need to rely on others for help. Total ...

Teen to face manslaughter charge in death

By Paul Shockley

A judge on Wednesday called a Clifton teenager jailed in the shooting death of his friend a “danger to himself and the community” and ordered the boy held without bond at Grand Mesa Youth Services Center. Landon Sarti, 15, dabbed ...

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