Primarily covers law enforcement and courts, but is also a general assignment reporter.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.
Born in Elyria, Ohio, Paul spent most of his youth on the outskirts of San Francisco, Houston and finally, Loveland, where he graduated from high school in 1992. A returned Peace Corps volunteer who served in Poland, Paul’s newspaper career has included stops in Johnstown, Greeley and Craig, Warsaw, Poland, and Grand Junction in 2003.
Paul is married and spends an inordinate portion of his down time filling his growler at local breweries.
A lawyer for a former juror in Michael Blagg’s 2004 trial says he’ll petition the Colorado Supreme … more
For the second time in as many months, a plea agreement was formalized in a Mesa County courtroom that could … more
The Colorado Bureau of Investigation on Thursday confirmed the agency is investigating the former De Beque town … more
Formerly serving life in prison for murder, Michael Blagg would live with his sister in Louisiana if released on … more
Will DNA tell us what happened to Abby Blagg? … more
Two witnesses recycled 10-year-old testimony in Michael Blagg’s case on Tuesday while the criminal … more
Rehashing testimony aired a decade ago in the same courtroom, Mesa County prosecutors on Monday called two of five … more
Facts alleged against Steven Scott Spiess aren’t particularly complicated at first glance. … more
A Clifton woman with a Mesa County law enforcement background received no jail time after pleading guilty Thursday … more
A formal request by Michael Blagg’s lawyers that he be allowed to wear civilian clothes at a court hearing … more
A nationwide, monthlong push targeting alleged violent gang members resulted in 13 arrests in Colorado, six of them … more
A man wanted on suspicion of attempted murder is accused of firing a handgun at another man, a shot that grazed the … more
Law enforcement agencies in Mesa and Garfield counties were advised this morning of a man wanted for attempted … more
A Grand Junction parolee who had six prior felony convictions when he was arrested in 2013 in connection with the … more
Will Michael Blagg be dressed for success come Monday? … more
Mesa County District Attorney Pete Hautzinger said he’ll likely seek an appeal to the state’s high … more
The De Beque Fire Protection District isn’t the only Western Slope entity benefiting from a round of state … more
A Clifton man convicted in 2007 of molesting five young children will see his sentenced reduced from his current … more
Grand Junction City Attorney John Shaver said Thursday that there’s insufficient evidence to pursue municipal … more
A man described by a supporter in court Wednesday as a “wonderful father” is facing allegations he … more