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BLM drops drilling proposal for Vermillion Basin near Craig

By Dennis Webb

Gov. Bill Ritter and environmental and citizen groups are praising the Bureau of Land Management’s reversal of an earlier proposal to allow oil and gas development in the 77,000-acre Vermillion Basin northwest of Craig. However, a ...


Four men held after meth bust in Clifton

By Paul Shockley

Four people face a range of possible drug-related felony charges after the Western Colorado Drug Task Force was tipped off about a car carrying methamphetamine arriving in Grand Junction from Rifle, according to an arrest affidavit. Several ...


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Ordinance clears medians; panhandling ‘less of a problem’

By Emily Shockley

A year ago today the Grand Junction City Council voted down two ordinances that would have prohibited panhandling in a median, within 50 feet of an intersection and within varying distances of other landmarks, or in an “aggressive” ...


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Pickup ramming closes bar, grill

By Dennis Webb

The owner of the Grand Valley Pub and Grille in Parachute is scratching her head and counting her losses from a pickup being driven twice into her establishment early Sunday. Brenda Locker said she doesn’t know what triggered the ...


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Pikes Peak race filmed with iPhone

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Local filmmaker Seth Schaeffer set out last weekend to be one of the first to use the new iPhone 4G to create a high- profile movie, filming the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado Springs. The project could not have gone ...


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Gateway seeks public improvement district

By Emily Shockley

Gateway came one step closer to treated water Monday when Mesa County commissioners approved a public improvement district and a local improvement district for the town. Gateway residents drink well water, according to Mesa County ...


League warns of ballot measures’ effects

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado Municipal League is trying to let local and special governments know how three controversial questions on this fall’s ballot would affect them. In a report released Monday detailing the expected impacts of the revenue and ...


Clifton man, 27, dies in rollover in Wyoming

By Amy Hamilton

A 27-year-old Clifton man who was the passenger in a vehicle involved in a rollover died Sunday on a county road in Wyoming. According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, Jose D. Salazar died at the scene of the crash and was trapped inside the ...


County fair adds wine competition

By Emily Shockley

Budding wine communities often celebrate their burgeoning status in the market by including a commercial wine competition in their county fairs. Mesa County will welcome this tradition into its fair next month. All Colorado winemakers can ...


Travel plan targets spur roads on three national forests in Colorado

By Dennis Webb

The federal government has trimmed away what it considers unnecessary roads under a finalized Gunnison Travel Management plan. The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison national forests and the Gunnison Field Office for the Bureau of Land ...


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