Western Colorado

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Gardner pays visit to Grand Junction

By Gary Harmon

Congress made it clear that states should take the lead role on protecting the sage grouse in the western United States, Sen.-elect Cory Gardner, R-Colo., said Thursday. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell “would be well advised to work ...

Agriculture a major priority in water talks

By Dennis Webb

Protecting Western Slope agriculture appears to be one area of agreement as the region looks for ways of speaking with one voice on Colorado water issues. That was one takeaway from what was effectively a Western Slope water summit held ...


Shooting complex a step closer to reality because of state grant

By Kathleen Goddeyne

A hefty state grant has Palisade town officials poised to purchase land for a sports shooting complex at the former Cameo power plant, with hopes of boosting the local economy. The town was awarded a Colorado Department of Local Affairs ...

Border states sue Colorado over legal pot

By Charles Ashby

The attorneys general of Nebraska and Oklahoma filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the constitutionality of Colorado’s recreational marijuana law. The two attorneys general, Jon Bruning of Nebraska and Scott Pruitt of Oklahoma, filed ...


‘Pizazz’ for premier park?

By Amy Hamilton

It’s a bit anticlimactic, the eastern entrance to Colorado National Monument. Sure there’s the guard station and the grand sign, just like the dozens of others that mark monuments and national parks around the country. The little ...


Salvation Army, National Guard join forces for Christmas cheer

By Amy Hamilton

At first glance, a maintenance garage doesn’t seem like the most festive place to host Santa’s workshop. On one side, boxes stuffed with toys sit waiting for families underneath lifts beefy enough to hoist mammoth engines. ...


Former jail deputy won’t face lockup in harassment case

By Paul Shockley

A former Mesa County sheriff’s deputy, charged with impersonating a woman by creating a fake Facebook account while using sheriff’s office and home computers, avoided jail time on Wednesday under a plea agreement. Vanessa Baxter, ...


Presidential pardon ‘bittersweet’ news for man in terminal cancer battle

By Paul Shockley

Eight months ago, word of a presidential pardon at the Delta County home of Albert and Carol Stork would have been cause for celebration. But when the Storks, along with their Washington, D.C., lawyer, linked up via speakerphone Wednesday ...

Mesa County delays approval
 of health contract

By Emily Shockley

Mesa County’s adoption of an amended agreement with the health benefits company that connects employees on the county’s medical insurance to University of Utah Hospital and other providers has been placed on pause until the new ...


Powderhorn to open Saturday

By Staff

Slap the wax on your skis and lace up those snowboarding boots. Thanks to some needed snowfall, Powderhorn Mountain Resort plans to celebrate opening day on Saturday. The Take Four Quad lift will be open at midway, and the Easy Rider lift ...

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