When gas started spewing in October from a well that’s part of the Aliso Canyon underground natural gas storage field in California, it turned a spotlight on a little-considered part of the nation’s oil and gas industry.
That is resulting in scrutiny about the condition of storage fields and the adequacy of regulations pertaining to underground gas storage.
Staff at the Mesa County Jail had not been told about history of a prior suicide attempt by hanging, and self-mutilation, involving an inmate still hospitalized after hanging himself while in the jail’s custody, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office said Friday.
Natural gas is commonly stored under pressure underground, according to the … more
The EIA says Southern California Gas Co. detected a major leak in October at the … more
Staff at the Mesa County Jail had not been told about history of a prior suicide … more
When gas started spewing in October from a well that’s part of the Aliso … more
The West Slope division of the nation’s fourth-largest bank recently added … more
Scenes from Hanging Lake in the winter.
Fly tying contest, CMU baseball and softball, Fruita girls basketball.
Don’t get caught in your own version of ‘Groundhog Day.’
Long-vacant Value Lodge soon to get new lodgers.
File video of Josephine Dickey speaking about the Handy Chapel.
Get ready for GS cookies, a fun snowy week, One Book cooking ideas.
The West Slope division of the nation’s fourth-largest bank recently added nine people to … more
Local luminaries fondly recalled Chris Motz ahead of a Feb. 20 celebration of life for the … more
Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: … more
■ Ellana Wray Herrera, 4 days, Grand Junction, died at Children’s Hospital in … more
As county caucuses approach on March 1, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is actively courting Grand … more
A Canadian company is slowing completion of its tar sands project in Utah just across the Colorado … more
Over the entirety of my nearly four-year term as ambassador from the Republic of Croatia to the … more
The Veterans Choice program instituted by Congress to fix problems associated with the care of … more
Underlying recent dialogue related to the Roan Plateau and Thompson Divide is rising ambiguity … more
Broncos fans have a lot to be thankful for today. … more
Sen. Scott, do not play politics with the bill concerning end of life choices Dear Sen. Ray … more
I have read with interest recent comments by Claudette Konola and Tim Casey about academic freedom … more
Jessica Haley could barely talk by the time the Western Slope Championships were winding down … more
Christa Brown’s 18 points led Palisade as the Bulldogs beat Summit 33-17 to win their second … more
Things got a little closer than Taylor Wagner would like Saturday night, but the Colorado Mesa … more
As much as anything, Andy Shantz chalked up the Colorado Mesa men’s basketball team’s … more
Midway through the second round of her mixed martial arts fight Saturday, Karina Taylor saw her … more
Cam Newton is just a kid playing a game. … more
When a law allowing adoptees to access their original birth certificates went into effect in … more
Just before Christmas, I got a call from Janine Rider, one of the co-chairs of Mesa County … more
Book party set for local author … more
Torrey House Press publishes fiction and non-fiction works focusing on “the environment, … more
All meals served with 1 percent milk: … more
Feb. 7 … more
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DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Department of Human Services is considering a requirement that social workers examine prior contacts with a child to determine if further investigation is necessary after the deaths of 43 children in Colorado's welfare program.
DENVER (AP) — Drew Stafford had two goals, including the go-ahead score, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Saturday night.
DENVER (AP) — Danilo Gallinari scored 33 points Friday night, and the Denver Nuggets rallied for a 115-110 victory against Chicago after the Bulls lost All-Star Jimmy Butler to a sprained left knee.
DENVER (AP) — A 3 million-gallon spill from a southwestern Colorado gold mine last year may have dumped more than 880,000 pounds of metals into the Animas River, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday.
DENVER (AP) — Traces of widely used and potentially harmful chemicals have shown up in three drinking water systems in Colorado, prompting officials to shut down three wells and start looking for the source.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Forehead furrowed, a woman drags on a Camel cigarette, admitting she has only vague memories of nearly dying five days earlier.
HENNIKER, N.H. (AP) — Trailing rival Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton sought to summon another New Hampshire comeback on Saturday but faced blunt questions about her trustworthiness and explanation of the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi.
EDEN, N.C. (AP) — Giant earthmoving machines beep and grind as they drop 17-ton scoops of coal ash and dirt into dozens of railroad cars lined up for two-thirds of a mile at a site along the Virginia-North Carolina border, where the country's largest electricity company was responsible for one of the worst spills of the toxic, liquefied waste in U.S. history.
BOSTON (AP) — Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and hydropower producers is being viewed in some quarters as a potential game-changer for the region.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York town that repeatedly found itself without power for days during a string of storms is planning a dramatic step by pulling its municipal buildings entirely off the electric grid.