Western Colorado

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Carlson Vineyards to be sold by end of year, but Parker will stick around to ease transition

By Greg Ruland

Negotiations for the sale of one of the Grand Valley’s earliest winemaking operations should wrap up by year’s end, said Parker Carlson, founder of Carlson Vineyards at 461 35 Road in Palisade. Sale price for the land, equipment ...

What they’re saying about Wednesday’s grouse listing decision

By Dennis Webb

Below are various statements issued on Wednesday’s announcement that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is listing the Gunnison sage-grouse as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, ...

Appeal deadline passes on West Elk Mine

By Charles Ashby

A deadline has passed to file an appeal in a case involving coal mining in the Sunset Roadless Area near Paonia, effectively upholding a lower court’s decision that canceled a federal lease to mine coal there. Last fall, U.S. District ...

Students side with GOP in local mock election

By Staff

In deciding who would be Colorado’s next governor and fill two statehouse seats in Mesa and Delta counties, Mesa County students saw red. Third- through 10th-grade students participating in the Kids Voting Mesa County election selected ...

Pot vote 
 by today

By Charles Ashby

Grand Valley residents should know by 11 a.m. today if recreational pot will someday be sold in Palisade. Mesa County Clerk Sheila Reiner said that 20 of the 29 ballots that had to be “cured” for a variety of reasons, such as the ...

Downtown Christmas tree lighting set for Friday

By Emily Shockley

Just two weeks after trick-or-treaters filled Grand Junction streets and nearly another two weeks before families sit down for Thanksgiving dinner, the downtown Christmas tree will be lit during a celebration from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday outside ...


Colorado Senate picks new Republican leadership

By Charles Ashby

Colorado Springs Republican Bill Cadman will take over as president of the Colorado Senate. That happened Tuesday when the newly minted majority party of the upper chamber elected new leaders. Cadman had been serving as minority ...

Museum scores well in survey, aims to improve

By Gary Harmon

The Museum of Western Colorado tends to be seen, by those who know it, as a good, not necessarily outstanding, museum. That’s the upshot of a survey of respondents — many of whom said they don’t often visit museums — ...


University pays back act of Love

By Melinda Mawdsley

As a way to honor the late Carolyn Love’s memory and passion for art and music, her husband Bill Love established an endowment at Colorado Mesa University to provide up to eight annual scholarships for music and fine art students. And ...


Congress jockeys for pole position 
on immigration

By Gary Harmon

Colorado’s Democrats in the U.S. Senate are urging President Barack Obama to take some form of executive action on immigration. The Republican who will move into the Senate next year, meanwhile, urged Obama to allow the Republican-run ...

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