GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A new arrest warrant was issued Thursday for Colorado’s election-denying clerk, less than a week after the embattled official convinced a judge not to send her back to jail for improperly traveling out of state while awaiting trial on felony charges.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado funeral home operator accused of illegally selling body parts and giving clients fake ashes has pleaded guilty to mail fraud in federal court.
The Daily Sentinel reports that Megan Hess faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison after entering the plea Tuesday in Grand Junction.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say two people died in separate river accidents in western Colorado.
Mesa County sheriff's officials say six people were recreating on a paddleboard, a kayak and a raft on the Colorado River in Grand Junction when they encountered trouble near a bridge Wednesday afternoon.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Federal authorities have moved up an operation to remove hundreds of wild horses from western Colorado from September to this week, citing poor rangeland conditions that threaten the health of many in the herd.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a 52-year-old man ran out of water and died while mountain biking in intense heat in western Colorado.
Mesa County sheriff's officials say three other cyclists called 911 after finding the Colorado Springs man alone on mile 28 (kilometer 45) of the 32-mile (51-kilometer) Palisade Plunge trail near Grand Junction on Saturday evening.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado county elections clerk who was jailed after being accused of plotting to breach voting system technology that is used across the U.S. made her first court appearance by video Thursday.
DENVER (AP) — An 11-year-old girl died in rural Colorado after tripping as she ran to catch her school bus and getting run over by the moving wheels, authorities said Thursday.
The incident occurred in the town of Parachute about 40 miles northwest of Grand Junction.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado county elections clerk under investigation by federal and state authorities in a security breach of voting machines posted bond on Thursday on two misdemeanor charges in a separate case, authorities said.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Colorado’s secretary of state has filed a lawsuit asking a judge to remove Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Tina Peters from administering the 2022 election. The action comes amid federal and state investigations into an alleged breach of security involving election equipment in the western Colorado county last year.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A grand jury will investigate allegations of tampering with election equipment and official misconduct in a Colorado county where the clerk is being investigated for an alleged security breach of elections equipment, prosecutors said Thursday.
DENVER (AP) — When Joe Esquibel was just a teenager and about to be sent off to World War II, he bought himself a keepsake: a small, silver bracelet. On one side, he had the engraver add his signature.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The number of vacant Bureau of Land Management headquarters positions more than doubled as the agency moved those jobs to Grand Junction and other locations in the West, before declining somewhat but not to the prior level, a new Government Accountability Office report has found.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — In a story published November 17, 2021, about an election security probe, The Associated Press erroneously reported in the story summary the county where the elections clerk works.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed in a small plane crash in western Colorado.
The Daily Sentinel reports search crews with the Mesa County Sheriff's Office found the wreckage of the beech baron twin-engine plane in a remote area northeast of Grand Junction on Monday.
DENVER (AP) — Three assisted living facility workers are being prosecuted in the death of an 86-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease who authorities alleged was left outside in sweltering weather for six hours, officials said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Deb Haaland is moving the national headquarters of the Bureau of Land Management back to the nation’s capital after two years in Colorado, reversing a decision by former President Donald Trump's administration to move the agency closer to the region it serves.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Interior Secretary Deb Haaland paid her first visit Friday to the new Colorado headquarters of her department's Bureau of Land Management after its relocation from the nation's capital by the Trump administration sparked criticism that the move was intended to gut the agency that oversees vast tracts of public lands in the West.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lagging vaccination rates among nursing home staff are being linked to a national increase in COVID-19 infections and deaths at senior facilities, and are at the center of a federal investigation in a hard-hit Colorado location where disease detectives found many workers were not inoculated.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Dr. Rachel LaCount grasped a metal hoop at a playground and spun in circles with her 7-year-old son, turning the distant mesas of the Colorado National Monument into a red-tinged blur.
DENVER (AP) — For 65 years, the Ute Water Conservancy District serving Grand Junction and Mesa County has let the Colorado River flow on by, while drawing drinking water from pristine runoff 11,000 feet high on Grand Mesa.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Colorado's county clerks are proposing changes to the state's election system to address any concerns that it isn't already as good as it can be and to combat any disinformation about it.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado was one of 21 members of Congress to vote against legislation this week to honor police officers who defended the U.S. Capitol during and after the Jan.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Officials say two Colorado men employed by a Grand Junction drilling firm died in a May 13 underground explosion while they were working at a dam in Oklahoma.
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports that 22-year-old Hayden Tucker of Grand Junction and 48-year-old Philip E.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The games are played at Sam Suplizio Field, a dandy of a baseball diamond with a magnificent view from behind home plate of the Grand Mesa — the country’s largest flattop mountain.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Health officials in Colorado have reported the number of infections from the COVID-19 variant from India nearly tripled in less than a week in Mesa County, the only county in the state with reported variant cases.
FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced plans to build a new temple in Farmington, New Mexico making it the second temple in the state...
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — An appellate court in Colorado has ruled a victim of sexual assault in a child case in Mesa County was allowed to bring a court facility dog for comfort during the trial...
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has approved two drilling projects in Colorado for a second time after considering a court-ordered greenhouse gas assessment of their environmental effects...
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado county clerk posted claims of voter fraud without providing evidence and despite assurances from election officials nationwide that the November election was safe and secure...
DENVER (AP) — Minor league baseball will be given new life in Colorado next season with the addition of three teams in the state...
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Colorado officials have approved new rules that require air pollution monitoring at oil and gas sites during early stages of operations — the first state regulatory system of its kind in the country, the state Department of Public Health and Environment said...
DENVER (AP) — A wildfire burning in remote terrain in western Colorado is now the second largest in the state's history, fire officials said Wednesday...
DENVER (AP) — Thousands of people attended the fourth annual women's march in Denver on Saturday....
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Melody Frey knew she wanted to make a difference in the world, but didn't know how to do it. But after volunteering at the House, a homeless shelter for teens in Grand Junction, she realized what she could do.