GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado judge has sentenced a man to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 2017 shooting death of a 17-year-old girl.
Colorado child molester gets 140 years to life
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A 51-year-old former school bus driver in Colorado has been sentenced to 140 years to life in prison for molesting children.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A man's body has been found after a fire at a spa business in western Colorado.
According to the Grand Junction Police Department, the fire was reported about...
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A man who shot his son-in-law to death in western Colorado has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports 47-year-old...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis says the Bureau of Land Management is more likely to move its headquarters to Denver than Grand Junction.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Police say the bomb squad was called to examine a backpack after an improvised gun went off inside it and wounded a Colorado man.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Labor says the Forest Service will stop operating Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers, slating nine for closure.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A man who shot his estranged wife to death in western Colorado has been sentenced to 48 years in prison.
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports 30-year-old...
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A wholesale power provider has proposed a $500 million deal for a Colorado electric utility to retire some coal assets and shift toward more renewable...
DENVER (AP) — Severe thunderstorms produced eight weak tornadoes over Colorado's northeastern plains while snow fell in parts of the mountains on the unofficial start of summer.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man freed from prison early after being sentenced to more than 300 years for child sex assault is now facing federal charges.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A U.S. Fish and Wildlife biologist has pleaded guilty in a yearslong criminal enterprise of hunting, skinning and selling dozens of Colorado bobcat pelts.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Colorado wildlife commissioners have rejected a citizen petition to outlaw the trapping and trophy hunting of bobcats.
DENVER (AP) — Two Colorado Boy Scouts of America councils are merging before a split with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The Denver Post reports the Boy Scouts' Denver Area...
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say the recent deaths of two Colorado men were a homicide and suicide.
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports that the Mesa County coroner's...
Prosecutors appealing new trial in ’96 Clifton killings
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors in western Colorado plan to appeal a ruling overturning the conviction of a man found guilty in the bludgeoning deaths of a woman and her daughter in...
I-70 speed limit reduced at Grand Junction
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Department of Transportation has reduced the speed limit on Interstate 70 through Grand Junction to 70 mph (112.6 kph).
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Man sentenced for stealing ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ Sno-Cat
EAGLE, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man has been sentenced to three years in a community corrections program for stealing a Sno-Cat fitted out to look like the "General Lee," the famous car featured in...
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado woman has been charged with attempting to drive off a cliff at a national monument with four children and two dogs.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel has appointed Dale Shrull as managing editor.
The newspaper reported Friday that Shrull was promoted from sports editor, the...
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Some depleted water reserves in Colorado are still recovering from one of the worst dry spells on record.
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports the Ute...
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A western Colorado elementary school will remain closed for a third day as crews clean up liquid mercury in several classrooms.
Colorado police reopen case of teenager’s 1975 homicide
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Police in a western Colorado city have reopened an investigation into an unsolved 1975 homicide.
The Daily Sentinel reports that the Grand Junction Police...
Opponents working to repeal Colorado popular vote law
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The effort to repeal a new law aimed at giving Colorado's presidential electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote is under way.
Colorado coal production dips in 2018
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Production at Colorado coal mines dipped slightly last year from 2017 levels.
The Daily Sentinel reports that the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and...
No criminal charges against officer in Rangely incident
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A prosecutor is declining to file criminal charges against a police officer who shot and killed a man last December in western Colorado.
Man convicted of murder, other charges in death of girl
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man faces life in prison without the possibility of parole after a jury found him guilty of multiple charges in connection with the shooting death of a...
Toddler dies after house fire near Grand Junction
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a toddler was killed and two adults were injured after a fire erupted in a garage, burning part of a home near Grand Junction.
Colorado man convicted of shooting, killing wife
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man has been found guilty in the shooting death of his wife.
The Daily Sentinel reported Thursday that 38-year-old Kalab Prettyman was convicted of...
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Federal officials are investigating whether a 4.5 magnitude earthquake near the Utah-Colorado border was caused by a well that injects salty water deep...
Colorado union transit workers agree to new contract
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Union transit workers have accepted a new contract agreement, avoiding a strike at the public transportation agency in western Colorado.
Colorado town cuts off water to some after supply drops
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A town in western Colorado cut off water to about a third of its users after officials discovered two major leaks that diminished the water supply.
Union ends contract extension agreement for Kroger workers
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The union representing workers at Kroger-owned grocery stores in Colorado says it is withdrawing from an agreement to keep employees working under an expired...
Man convicted in Colorado stabbing death
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A 23-year-old man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the 2016 stabbing death of another man.
Terrence "TJ" Richardson also was found guilty Tuesday by Mesa County District Court Judge Gretchen Larson of second-degree murder and first-degree assault in the death of 20-year-old Caleb Fettig.
Colorado bus union authorizes strike
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The union for workers at a Colorado public transportation agency unanimously voted to authorize the union's executive board to call a strike if future negotiations are unproductive.
Frustrated mom casts mail-in ballot for adult son
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Officials say a Grand Junction woman was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor voter fraud after she allegedly cast a mail-in ballot for her adult son.
The Mesa County district attorney's office says 66-year-old Gail Arlene Gray allegedly cast the vote last fall after becoming frustrated that her adult children didn't seem to be voting.
2 bodies recovered from frozen lake in western Colorado
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Search and rescue crews have recovered the bodies of two men who drove a tracked snow vehicle onto a frozen lake and fell through the ice in western Colorado.
2 men missing after vehicle likely falls through ice
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say two men are missing after they possibly drove a tracked snow vehicle onto a frozen lake and fell through the ice in western Colorado.
Sen. Bennet, Rep. Neguse plan measure to protect state land
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse are planning to introduce a measure that looks to protect about 625 square miles (1,620 square kilometers) of Colorado land.
Cleanup efforts underway after industry leaks in Colorado
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Cleanup efforts are underway following two recent leaks from oil and gas facilities in western Colorado.
The Daily Sentinel reports a buried natural gas gathering line owned by Bargath, a subsidiary of the energy company Williams, ruptured last week north of Parachute.
Judge halts ski resort’s snow plans
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A judge halted a Colorado ski resort's plans to make snow from water it bought from a rancher.
Powderhorn Mountain Resort, near the edge of the Grand Mesa, had tried to expand its operations using water rights it purchased in 2016.
Teen with BB gun arrested near Grand Junction High School
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy has been arrested after a witness reported seeing him with a gun in the parking lot of Grand Junction High School.
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reported Friday the weapon turned out to be a BB gun that appeared to be a handgun.
State regulators approve well pad near Battlement Mesa homes
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — State regulators have approved a proposal by Ursa Resources to drill 24 wells and a wastewater injection well near a Battlement Mesa mobile home park.
Man killed in snowmobile crash in Grand Junction
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A man has died in a snowmobile crash in Mesa County in western Colorado.
Authorities say the incident happened about 12:30 p.m. Sunday in a canal at Grand Junction.
Police tells KKCO-TV that the man failed to negotiate a turn while riding his snowmobile in the canal. He died at the scene.
Coalition works to neuter and release cats in Mesa County
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Lisa Warburton realized she was outnumbered.
The cat population in her neighborhood had skyrocketed. There were so many kitties coming and going behind her home that they had worn a distinguishable path in the dirt, a sort of cat superhighway.
Authorities identify woman found dead at trailer park
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have identified the woman killed in a trailer park in western Colorado.
The Daily Sentinel reports 58-year-old Janice Brown was found dead in the town of Collbran after Mesa County deputies responded to a shooting report Saturday.
Deputies arrested 36-year-old Adam Trevor Boggie on suspicion of second-degree murder.
Colorado agency seeks drill limit near big game
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Colorado Parks and Wildlife has reiterated to the Bureau of Land Management that it wants to see regulators consider limiting oil and gas pads to one per square mile (2.58 square kilometers) in critical big game habitat.
Gov. John Hickenlooper raised concern last year in a letter to the BLM about its December 2018 lease sale, and the agency ultimately deferred offering most of the acreage largely because of a number of wildlife and other issues raised by the governor.