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3 Missing In Colorado Mudslide

The Huffington Post/AP | Jade Walker | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green

A massive mudslide in western Colorado may have swept away three people on Sunday night, the Mesa County Sheriff's Department said. The mudslide, w...

Mother Arrested For Death Of Sons In Overheated SUV

Posted 01.17.2013 | Crime

A mother whose two young sons died in Colorado after she allegedly left them in her SUV with the engine running for 90 minutes has been arrested. H...

The Public Trustee Ethics Crisis: Where Do We Go From Here?

Luis Toro | Posted 10.01.2012 | Denver
Luis Toro

The Denver Post's David Migoya deserves praise for his investigative reporting on ethics problems involving Colorado's public trustees.

5.6 Million Gallons Of Oil And Gas Fluid Spilled In Three Counties

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 07.31.2011 | Denver

Three northwestern Colorado counties have reported 5.6 million gallons of spilled oil and gas fluids from 2001 to 2010, according to a report released...

Mesa County Accidentally Posted 20 Years Of Confidential Data Online

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Paul Shockley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Thousands of internal, computerized records collected over 20 years at the Mesa County Sheriff's Department were mistakenly made available on the Inte...

Mesa County Foreclosures Surpass 2009 Totals

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Mike Wiggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The number of foreclosure filings in Mesa County this year already has exceeded the filings for all of 2009, as homeowners continue to struggle to mak...

William Rydell Forced To Wait Over Two Years In Jail Before Trial

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A 70-year-old man who has waited in jail for 22 months for trial will wait six months more in the Mesa County Jail until he goes back to court again....

Mesa County Grand jury clears 3 in pot-growing investigation

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | PAUL SHOCKLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A Mesa County grand jury declined to bring charges against three people investigated for a medical marijuana grow operation that was targeted by autho...

Meth Ring Made $300,000 Each MONTH In Grand Junction Area

Grand Junction Sentinel | Paul Shockley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A Grand Junction organization with ties to Denver and Mexico pumped up to 5 pounds of methamphetamine into the Grand Valley on a weekly basis, while r...

Grand Junction Has Second Most iPads Per Capita: Report

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Mike Wiggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

When it comes to Apple's latest technological gadget, Grand Junction-area residents and visitors have definitely discovered there's an app for that. ...

A One-of-a-Kind Hybrid Power Plant by Xcel Energy

Adele Israel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Adele Israel

Refrigerators are the biggest energy draw in most homes.

Petitioners In Mesa County Seek To Eliminate Global Warming From School Curriculum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

An organization called Balanced Education for Everyone has gathered hundreds of signatures in support of a movement to ban the teaching of global war...

No Charges After Grand Junction Woman Shot Nine Times In Driveway

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Paul Shockley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

District Attorney Pete Hautzinger said Thursday that he will not file criminal charges in the November shooting death of a Pear Park woman, saying she...

Oil Shale Regulations: Judge Grants More Time To Resolve Controversial Bush-Era Rules

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A Colorado U.S. District Court judge has granted an extension until Nov. 16 for federal government attorneys trying to reach a settlement with environ...

Colorado Democratic Lawmakers Ally Against Mesa County Nuclear Storage

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado's senators and Rep. John Salazar sent a letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu this week urging him to remove a Mesa County storage site fr...

Ritter Faces Rude Reception From Protestors, Public Officials In Grand Junction

The Denver Post | Nancy Lofholm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GRAND JUNCTION -- Gov. Bill Ritter received an unprecedented noisy, nasty welcome at a Club 20 meeting Saturday as one protester outside the meeting r...