Western Colorado

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Road work to detour, restrict traffic in some Junction spots

By Staff

Two city of Grand Junction projects will require some road closures in the next couple of days. ■ Along Riverside Parkway Road, the northbound side of the overpass will be closed at the U.S. Highway 50 on-ramp, along with the southbound ...

Pay raises eyed for Mesa County employees

By Emily Shockley

Mesa County’s proposed budget for 2015 includes a bump in revenue and pay increases for employees. But high medical claims in recent years mean those perks likely will be paired with a decrease in reserve funding and medical insurance ...

Renovations to add study space, food service to CMU library

By Emily Shockley

Renovations to Tomlinson Library on the Colorado Mesa University campus are expected to be complete by the end of September 2015, introducing food service, vast outdoor seating and a 24-hour study space to one of the last CMU facilities to ...


Clifton man arrested after probe of child pornography networks

By Melinda Mawdsley

A 63-year-old Clifton man was arrested Friday on suspicion of 64 counts of sexual exploitation of a child. Ronald William Kolpin, 602 35 Road, was arrested on a Mesa County Sheriff’s Office warrant after an investigation that started in ...

Energy company forecasts fewer rigs

By Dennis Webb

WPX Energy tentatively expects to reduce its local rig count next year as it continues to expand its focus on oil, but it also has identified western Colorado’s Piceance Basin as one of its three core areas it will focus on over the next ...


Mesa County considers allowing all-terrain vehicles on county roads

By Kathleen Goddeyne

Plenty of Mesa County residents enjoy riding through public land, soaking in the views and taking on challenging terrain on their off-road vehicles. They could soon be legally riding on county roads to get them from trail to trail because Mesa ...


12,000 donated books offered for sale

By Melinda Mawdsley

As the leaves continue to change and fall settles into Grand Junction, people may be ready to find a new collection of books to pull them through the prime reading months ahead. Thousands of donated books from a variety of genres will be for ...


LaDuke stresses new paradigm 
on oil, energy

By Melinda Mawdsley

Winona LaDuke doesn’t consider herself an activist for sustainable development and environmental justice. She prefers the label “responsible human being.” LaDuke, a Native-American resident of northern Minnesota and Ralph ...

District 51 targets truancies

By Emily Shockley

School District 51 has eliminated its director of attendance position and replaced it with two new jobs focused on trying to keep students — and their parents — out of court and in school. The district’s former attendance ...

GarCo School District 16 looks to voters for more funds

By Dennis Webb

After several years of trying to do more with less, Garfield County School District No. 16 is hoping voters will give it the chance to do more with more. The district, serving Parachute, Battlement Mesa and the surrounding region, is asking ...

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