Western Colorado

Page 9 of 1971

John, Teddy Hickenlooper, Nancy E. Rice

Tail wind for 2nd term

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — When Gov. John Hickenlooper first was sworn into office four years ago, the temperature was much colder than it was for his second swearing-in ceremony on Tuesday, in reality and metaphorically. On Jan. 13, 2011, when the ...


Valley woman killed 
in Wyoming car crash

By Kathleen Goddeyne

The death this week of a young Palisade woman in a single-vehicle crash on a Wyoming highway shook members of the community who knew her. Juliann Sellers, 26, died when her truck rolled on Wyoming Highway 430 on Monday. Wyoming Highway ...


State: 2014 
oil, gas spills topped 700

By Dennis Webb

Oil and gas companies reported more than 700 spills last year, up from 600 the previous year, and an increase attributable at least in part to stricter reporting requirements. The Denver-based Center for Western Priorities Tuesday reported ...

Hickenlooper not alone among officials sworn in

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Gov. John Hickenlooper wasn’t the only person to be sworn in to office on Tuesday. Newly elected Secretary of State Wayne Williams and Attorney General Cynthia Coffman, both Republicans, also officially took over in their ...


Felony charge for De Beque firefighter

By Amy Hamilton

A firefighter with the De Beque Fire Protection District accused of assaulting his girlfriend in a Horizon Drive hotel over the New Year’s Day holiday was advised Tuesday in court on one felony charge and several misdemeanor charges ...


With wife slain, suspect expected to live

By Amy Hamilton

The son of a woman who was killed in her Fruita home said the man suspected of shooting her and then trying to take his own life is expected to live. Danya Spiess was survived by her two biological children, 17-year-old Tristan Crowson and ...

Palisade approves pot edibles, concentrates

By Kathleen Goddeyne

Mesa County’s only medical marijuana dispensary received approval Tuesday night to begin manufacturing marijuana concentrates and edibles at a facility within the town of Palisade. The Palisade Board of Trustees unanimously approved a ...


Mine north of Loma stalls

By Gary Harmon

The company that for nine years has pursued a proposed coal mine in the Bookcliffs has asked that studies on the project be put on hold. Rhino Energy Partners asked that the project be placed on “temporary hold,” said Bureau of ...


Fruita woman mourned

By Amy Hamilton

Employees at Tiara Rado Animal Hospital in Grand Junction on Monday were grieving the loss of an employee who was killed in what appeared to be a murder-attempted suicide Sunday at a husband and wife’s home in Fruita. Fruita police ...


Silt residents unite in opposing pot-growing facility

By Dennis Webb

SILT — It may not have been nipped in the bud, but a proposed retail marijuana growing and manufacturing facility in the town of Silt has met its demise. Town residents Monday night turned out in force and spoke with one voice against ...

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