Grand Mesa

  • 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
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    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.