On the eve of the first round of Common Core testing, the Colorado State Board of Education declared its support for parents’ right to choose to keep their children from being assessed.
Interstate 70 is open again in both directions near De Beque between Rifle and Grand Junction.
A flash flood watch in parts of western Colorado has been cancelled for now, a day after heavy rain flooded homes in De Beque and streets around Mesa County.
Hundreds of natural gas workers, contractors and their supporters say the Bureau of Land Management should not change dozens of energy leases it is reviewing, The Daily Sentinel reported Friday.
De Beque may become the first municipality in Mesa County to accept retail pot shops sometime in the future.
Firefighters working the Pine Ridge Fire are encountering difficult conditions as they try to get the upper hand on the wildfire. All evacuations orders in Mesa County have been lifted.
Firefighters working the Pine Ridge Fire are encountering some challenges in the fire fight.
Firefighters working the Pine Ridge Fire focused on keeping the fire from spreading across Interstate 70 on Friday.
An erratic wildfire gaining steam in western Colorado has prompted officials to evacuate homes in the southern part of De Beque.
A 62-year-old man died from a fall while he was mountain biking in western Colorado.