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Unattended death under investigation

By Charles Ashby

Mesa County authorities are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Saturday in the desert north of town near 29 Road. The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department confirmed a body was found in an area near Grand Junction Regional ...


Body recovered from Eagle River

By Staff

The body of an Aspen area man was recovered from the Eagle River shortly before noon Saturday. The man, who was in his 40s, was rafting with two friends when their raft overturned in the high water. The two friends escaped the rapids and ...


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Montrose music festivals stir controversy

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The annual Montrose Music Festival is a much anticipated, nationally recognized event, celebrating music and bringing together local citizens — in Montrose, Scotland, that is. On the Western Slope, the same can not be ...


Study: Drilling in Pa. a $3.77B stimulus

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Drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus shale has pumped hundreds of millions of dollars into the Pennsylvania economy, a study by Penn State University concluded. The study concluded the Marcellus gas industry provided a “direct ...


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Donors help rehab housing for drug rehabilitation center

By Amy Hamilton

Not even two years ago, Salvation Army leaders thought they had no choice but to shutter a local drug-rehabilitation program. With the nonprofit organization bleeding money, the future looked bleak for the much-touted program that had long ...


Second moon rock discovered in West Virginia

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A second moon rock presented in the 1970s to a governor has turned up, this time in Charleston, W.Va. The rock presented to Gov. Arch Moore turned up in the garage of the brother of Moore’s one-time business partner, said Sandy Shelton, ...


Nighttime construction zones planned to replace waterline

By Staff

Night work for waterline replacements in Patterson Road intersections will affect traffic starting Sunday at 6:30 p.m. through 6:30 a.m. Monday, continuing each evening through June 10. Work will begin on the Patterson Road and 15th Street ...


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Rafters, beware: Rivers running fast, cold

By Dennis Webb

Area waterways already charged with spring runoff are expected to rise sharply in coming days and create dangerous conditions for river users as water levels reach their projected annual peaks. Mesa County officials are warning the public to ...


Mesa County considers starting own clinic

By Amy Hamilton

In an effort to offer Mesa County employees more health care services for less money, county leaders are considering starting up their own health care clinic. The issue, which is slated for a vote by county commissioners Monday, was debated ...


Feds waive entry fee for monument this weekend

By Staff

The National Park Service will waive fees to Colorado National Monument Saturday and Sunday. Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar announced that the waived fees will be offered as a way to encourage Americans seeking affordable vacations to ...


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