Grand Mesa

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2014

    Brandon Crawford Killed by Fellow 15-Year-Old Who Carried a Gun "For Protection"

    The death of Brandon Crawford, fifteen, offers yet another cautionary tale about guns. If the .22 caliber revolver hadn't been present, reports suggest he'd still be alive. But the fellow fifteen-year-old who allegedly shot him to death told authorities he carried a weapon with him "for protection." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Photos: Six dead in western avalanches since Saturday, including Colorado's Ashleigh Cox

    Yesterday, a few hours after we let you know about an avalanche near Keystone that killed a backcountry skier, Governor John Hickenlooper issued a warning about the danger of such slides -- and no wonder. Not only have two people in Colorado died in avalanches over recent days , but the fatality tot ... More >>

  • News

    November 7, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    Photos: Ten best places to see Colorado fall color

    Change is in the air -- and in plenty of trees. Each year around this time, always-beautiful Colorado becomes even more spectacular as leaves turn from their usual lush color to a wide array of hues. But where are the best places in the state to revel in this glorious transformation? ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    Colorado pride: Our ten favorite home state items on Etsy

    If you haven't visited Etsy yet, you're missing one of the most intriguing online marketplaces on the web -- a site at which the crafty and entrepreneurial among us share products and items often of their own creation. For a sample, peruse the following ten pieces of clothing, art and random stuff ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Andy Daly and 'Gart Brothers' Ken and Tom take over at Powderhorn Resort

    ​Yesterday marked the official ownership transition at Grand Mesa's Powderhorn Resort: Andy Daly and brothers Ken and Tom Gart bought the ski area at auction on August 4 for just $577,500, plus an additional 700-acre development tract below the resort for $825,000, spending a total of $1.4 mil ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 11, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    Sometimes the bear eats you

    A Flickr photo"I eat more than pic-a-nic baskets."​An autopsy confirms that Donna Munson, 74, who loved feeding wildlife near her Ouray-area residence, was killed and partially eaten by a bear -- which takes the whole be-kind-to-animals thing just a leeetle too far. Then again, I understand wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Milking It: Cinnamon Chex

    ​​​Cinnamon Chex General Mills Rating: Three-and-a-quarter spoons out of four Cereal description: The familiar Chex shape -- puffy, square grids, like graph paper made for chewing -- is present and accounted for, as are the base ingredients of rice and corn flour. Some of the piec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    What I did during my summer staycation

    The jump wasn't so bad -- but landing on that pole hurt like a bitch.​ I've just returned from two weeks away from my job -- but that doesn't mean I spent that time jetting to exotic locations. My family and I had already decided against that kind of an adventure due to the economic downturn ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 13, 2008

    the Edge

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2008

    The Mania Over Stephenie Meyer's Breaking Dawn: A Field Report

    Author Stephenie Meyer's Twilight tomes, which concern the gothic romance between average teen Bella Swan and impossibly gorgeous/secretly vampiric classmate Edward Cullen, represent the most popular book series since J.K. Rowling wrapped up Harry Potter's saga -- and retail outlets capitalized with ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 20, 2007
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    August 9, 2007
  • Summer Guide

    June 7, 2007

    Grape Expectation

    Take an adventure of road and palate through this mini Napa.

  • News

    September 9, 2004

    Pranks for the Memories

    What they did on your summer vacation.

  • News

    July 3, 1997

    A Booming Field

    A Grand Junction couple churns out big-bang theories about fireworks.

  • News

    April 17, 1997

    Teen Anger

    After young Joe Gallegos was let back into society, all hell broke loose.

  • News

    May 30, 1996

    Seeds of Discontent

    Kansas farmers say their weather-modification program causes rain. Colorado farmers say it causes trouble.