Tag Archives: Mesa

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

New Voting Machines Being Tested in Colorado

Ballot-300Ballots hit the mail yesterday in many jurisdictions across Colorado. For some of those ballots, election administrators will be using new voting machines as Colorado plans a statewide upgrade. Eight counties will be testing one of four new machines in the off-year elections. Those are Continue reading

Environmental Groups Concerned About Land Swap

oil-and-gas-industry-300Local groups are questioning proposals from oil and natural gas exploration companies that want to swap operations from the Thompson Divide area to parts of west Colorado, including land in Rio Blanco County. The Grand Junction Audubon Society and North Fork Valley’s Citizens for a Heathy Community group are Continue reading

Lawmakers Urge Governor to Reject BLM Travel Plan

BLMA group of 21 Republican lawmakers from the Senate and House sent a letter to Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper May 20th calling on him to oppose a new BLM “travel plan” for parts of the Western Slope that could close up to 2,000 miles of rural roads or trails in Grand Continue reading

BLM Faces Lawsuit Over Shady Land Protection

bladderpodThe federal government is using questionable practices to lock up land in Northwest Colorado. That’s according to several local governments and the Colorado Oil and Gas Association. The Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado Continue reading

Lock-down at Colorado Mesa University

COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITYColorado Mesa University in Grand Junction went into lock-down last night. The events that lead to the lock-down began when Grand Junction police received a report around 9pm that someone in an SUV had pointed a gun at a motorist. Officers responded to the call and pursued the SUV until it Continue reading

3 People Missing in Massive Mudslide In Mesa County

mesa county slide areaThe Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is coordinating efforts to locate 3 people thought to be missing after being caught in the large mudslide which occurred about 6:15 Saturday night.  Video’s of the Sheriff’s news conference can be found below. Continue reading

Wyoming Fugitive Apprehended in Arizona

sweetwater-county-sheriff-342-year old Jared Ramon, wanted by the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, was tracked to Mesa, Arizona recently, where he was taken into custody by officers of the Mesa Police Department.  Ramon was wanted for Continue reading