Western Colorado

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Amendment 67, other topics discussed at forum

By Charles Ashby

Colorado voters will determine the outcome of four ballot measures next month, and supporters and opponents of each extolled their benefits or pitfalls at a forum Thursday evening. First up at the debate sponsored by the League of Women ...

Glade Park resident asked to leave Two Rivers over fliers

By Gary Harmon

A Glade Park resident said he was asked to leave Two Rivers Convention Center after he handed out fliers during a meeting about use of the east entrance road on Colorado National Monument. David Wilkenson, whose brother, John, sued in 1986 to ...

LaDuke, former Green Party VP candidate, to speak at CMU Sunday

By Melinda Mawdsley

Western Colorado Congress welcomes internationally known environmental activist and former Green Party vice presidential nominee Winona LaDuke as the featured speaker during its annual meeting Sunday at Colorado Mesa University. LaDuke will ...


$59 million loan to build new hospital

By Emily Shockley

After securing funding Tuesday, Community Hospital began construction Wednesday of its new building at 2351 G Road. Funding for the $49 million project comes from a $59 million loan for construction, capital costs and refinancing on a loan ...


Recreation group seeking better access to outdoor fun

By Rachel Sauer

Before Spencer Robbiano came home from overnight summer camp exclaiming that he’d gone kayaking, his mom, Kelly Doyle, wouldn’t have thought it was possible. But yep, both Spencer and his twin brother, Lucas, had gone kayaking on a ...


Residents leery of hazardous traffic

By Gary Harmon

Rosevale neighborhood residents told National Park Service officials that they don’t want hazardous materials traveling their streets to reach Glade Park instead of along Monument Road and Rim Rock Drive, as suggested by the ...

Two workers hurt
 at Encana site 
near DeBeque

By Staff

An Encana well site near De Beque was the location of an accident Wednesday afternoon that caused injuries to two workers who required medical transport from the scene. A spokesman with the company said that two contractors working at the ...

Barrett: Roan deal won’t include drilling in bird habitat

By Gary Harmon

The land that Bill Barrett Corp. would be allowed to drill atop the Roan Plateau would have no habitat for the greater sage-grouse, clearing away a potential bar to development, a company executive said. “The lands we would retain are ...


Cancelled demo derby cost fair profits

By Emily Shockley

Cutting the Demolition Derby from this year’s Mesa County Fair contributed to the July 15-19 event raking in $13,000 less than the 2013 fair. The fair brought in $123,994 this year, according to fairgrounds Manager Jo Carole Haxel, down ...

Man claims brain cancer, faces pot charges

By Greg Ruland

A 44-year-old Fruita man who allegedly leased property for a private marijuana grow was advised Wednesday he faces up to 32 years in prison and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines if convicted of possessing nearly 60 pounds of weed with ...

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