Staking claim on the Divide

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Will Roush and Jim Hawkins (center left and right, holding signs) join ranchers, recreationists and other opponents of Thompson Divide drilling who were present Tuesday during a Forest Service site visit to a proposed SG Interests oil and gas well pad southwest of Glenwood Springs.

Campers oppose drilling proposal by SG Interests

White River National Forest Supervisor Scott Fitzwilliams brushed an ant off his neck Tuesday, then started swatting more off his body.
“The irony of stepping into an ant’s nest does not escape me,” he said to laughs as he spoke Tuesday during a visit to the high country in a far corner of Mesa County, southwest of Glenwood Springs.

Fired worker’s award expands

A former Montrose County employee, who won a settlement following her getting fired after asking to change her schedule while pregnant, has been awarded an additional $465,011 by a judge.

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