Tag Archives: Mesa

Multiple Arrests For Drug And Gang Activity

Multiple people were arrested this week after a three-month investigation into property crimes, narcotics and gang activity related to a residence on Battlement Mesa in Garfield County. A search warrant was conducted on Tuesday, when officers discovered forged documents, drug paraphernalia, Continue reading

Millions Coming Back To NW Colorado Counties

Almost $18 million will be returned to Northwest Colorado from oil and gas lease revenue collected through 2008, to clean up the Anvil Points federal oil shale research site. Colorado Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet, along with Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton, announced earlier this week that the Department of Interior would distribute the excess Continue reading

Stolen Snow Cat Recovered

Officers from the Mesa and Eagle County Sheriff’s departments assisted in recovering a stolen snow cat near Minturn over the weekend.  Deputies attempted to contact 27-year-old Jason Cuervo in reference to the stolen snow cat Sunday night.  In response, Continue reading

Threats Against Schools Investigated

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office has been made aware of potential threats made on social media against several schools in the Grand Valley over the last few days. School Resource Officers have investigated the threats and have concluded that although a threat had been Continue reading

Man Arrested After Deadly Assault

One man was arrested after an assault turned deadly in Mesa County over the weekend. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an assault in Grand Junction Sunday morning, where they found the body of a 30-year-old Hispanic male. 31-year-old Elias Hernandez of Grand Continue reading

Millions May Be Returned To NW Colorado

Senator Michael Bennet sent a letter to Interior secretary Ryan Zinke this week, asking that millions of dollars in unpaid royalties be returned to Northwest Colorado. At issue is $76 million in natural gas drilling royalties which were being held for clean up and restoration of the Naval Oil Shale Reserve. However, according to the letter, the Interior department certified that in 2008, the money was no longer needed for this purpose. Bennet believes the money has been owed to the Continue reading

Apply For Bow Hunts In Grand Valley

Hunters can apply now to participate in six limited special access mule deer archery hunts that will occur in Grand Valley this fall. Colorado Parks and Wildlife are sponsoring a variety of hunts in the Tilman Bishop, Grand Junction and Orchard Mesa Wildlife areas. Hunters interested in applying for the hunts need to drop off or mail in an application to Continue reading

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Instituted

Those planning travel for the fourth of July weekend to Garfield or Mesa Counties, should be aware that Stage 1 fire restrictions are now in place. The decision to institute the fire restrictions is based on vegetation water levels. Despite good snow pack this year, recent hot and dry weather in the area has resulted in high fire danger at lower elevations in Mesa and Grand Counties. Fire restrictions have not Continue reading

Commissioner Beck Named Chairman Of AGNC

Moffat County Commissioner Ray Beck has been named Chairman of the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado. Beck Continue reading

Bennet To Host Town Hall Friday

Colorado US Senator Michael Bennet will host a town hall Friday  at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction. The town hall will give the Senator an opportunity to address questions and concerns that people in the area may have. The Continue reading

Human Remains Discovered

MESAThe Mesa County Sheriff Department is investigating human remains discovered Tuesday by hikers in the North Desert Area. Sheriff Deputies worked with the assistance of the coroner’s office, forensic students and faculty from Colorado Mesa University to recover the remains. The Sheriff’s Office and coroner Continue reading

Body Of Missing Craig Man Found

burkeFriday afternoon Mesa County deputies responded to a report of person found deceased on BLM land west of Lands End Road, about 25 mile southeast of Mesa, Colorado. Once deputies arrived at the remote location, they confirmed the vehicle found with the deceased person was the blue and white Bronco belonging to missing Craig resident Scott Burke. The Mesa County Continue reading