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 witness told police officers that a man stabbed another man multiple times during an argument over remodeling … more
A contempt prosecution against a juror who served during Michael Blagg’s 2004 murder trial is judicial … more
An 18-year-old woman missing since late December who was found dead Saturday in a remote stretch of Mesa County … more
Janielle Westermire has joked she didn’t have a name during her childhood. … more
Three-plus years after indictments were issued, a pair of former western Colorado doctors have finally been … more
A man was twice convicted of child sexual assault — and under court order to stay away from children under 18 … more
A woman who allegedly admitted running a North Avenue brothel — among four massage parlors targeted by local … more
An arrest warrant for first-degree murder has been issued for a Carbondale man in connection with his wife’s … more
Two men who died inside a unit at a Grand Junction storage business lost their lives in an effort by someone to … more
Thomas Smith, 56, and Tom Lintz, 49, both of Grand Junction, died in Saturday’s fire at a Grand Junction … more
Authorities on Sunday worked to determine how two people died inside a Grand Junction storage unit, whether they … more
A California couple is accused of an armed robbery in December at a Grand Junction restaurant, which was part of an … more
A Clifton man with a rap sheet including seven felony convictions was arrested Thursday for the second time in five … more
A lawsuit alleging negligence by several entities in a 2013 gas line breach and explosion that leveled a home on … more
A wanted Utah parolee had distribution-level quantities of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana, as well … more
Confronted with evidence he charged the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office and Colorado Mesa University for … more
A wanted Utah parolee had distribution-level quantities of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana, a handgun, … more
A Mesa County judge threatened to reject a plea agreement as being too soft, before reversing himself and … more
A Mesa County judge threatened to sink a plea agreement as being too soft, before reversing himself and sentencing … more
A local woman will answer in April why she shouldn’t be held in contempt of court for essentially forcing a … more