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.
The Colorado Court of Appeals rejected an argument from a local man who claimed a judge abused discretion by … more
In a significant criminal justice policy shift, Mesa County District Attorney Dan Rubinstein says he will … more
A Clifton teenager who admitted nearly three months ago to accidentally shooting and killing his friend … more
Two men were indicted by a federal grand jury this week after approximately 1,860 pounds — or nearly a full … more
A Minnesota hunter told a judge he missed court Tuesday in his Mesa County manslaughter case because of a … more
The jury in Lester Jones’ murder case can hear testimony about his violent episodes against an ex-wife, along … more
Chief Mesa County Judge David Bottger issued a secret order Thursday in response to a secret prosecution filing in … more
Authorities say evidence ties two men to at least 10 burglaries involving tens of thousands of dollars in stolen … more
The Grand Junction Police Department bomb team and FBI were among those consulted Wednesday morning after a … more
The Grand Junction Police Department bomb team and the FBI were consulted today after a device raised suspicions at … more
Written procedures for the collection and transfer of crime scene evidence at the Mesa County Sheriff’s … more
In a claim aired in court for the first time Monday, a prosecution witness in Douglas Thames’ murder trial … more
Law enforcement officers in the Grand Valley are seeking guidance on how to apply a new state law targeting … more
A family of three men with ties to the anti-government “sovereign citizen” movement are facing … more
Pressed Thursday by lawyers for accused killer Michael Blagg, former state senator and Mesa County Sheriff’s … more
Taking aim at a defense claim, Mesa County prosecutors on Tuesday tried to shred suggestions of a potentially … more
Ben Miller made Time and National Geographic magazines in recent years, not the various sheriffs of Mesa County. … more
A former two-time Grand Junction mayor and city councilor told police he acted “stupid” when he … more
The prosecution’s case against Douglas Thames Jr. amounts to a deceptive DNA “numbers game,” … more
Douglas Thames Jr.‘s undoing can be traced to a tiny swath of cloth, thoughtfully cut out and preserved from … more