Western Colorado

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Horse facilities 
get early favor
 at fairgrounds

By Duffy Hayes

Expect to see horse trailers and recreational vehicles with plates from a host of Western states, and equine enthusiasts staying and spending in our area in the near future and beyond. A key focus of the new Mesa County Fairgrounds master ...

BLM delays fracking fluid disclosure rules

By Dennis Webb

A controversial Bureau of Land Management plan to require public disclosure of hydraulic fracturing fluid contents has been pushed back until next year. The agency had planned to finalize new rules by year’s end but now is saying it ...


High student loan percentage at GJ college campuses

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Western Colorado Community College has the highest portion of students borrowing money for their education of any two-year public school in Colorado, according to a new Colorado Department of Higher Education report. The 2011-12 Financial Aid ...


Daughter, wife, mother in turmoil

By Paul Shockley

“Nobody comes between me and my 3 boys ...” “If u trie to get in the way of my family u will get knocked down hard ...” That’s what 24-year-old Heather Lynn Jensen wrote in her own profile on Facebook prior to ...

Massacre certain to stir debate over guns

By Charles Ashby

DENVER —A day after Gov. John Hickenlooper declared that enough time had passed since the July shootings at an Aurora movie theater to start a conversation about gun-control measures in Colorado, another shooting occurred. As a result, ...

Marijuana not a high priority, president says of enforcement

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Despite President Barack Obama’s statement Friday to ABC News’ Barbara Walters that recreational marijuana use is not a high priority for the federal government, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper still isn’t sure ...


Palisade mother in case of meth, home squalor avoids prison time

By Paul Shockley

A Palisade mother of four children who was arrested for dealing methamphetamine out of an Iowa Avenue apartment with her children nearby was sentenced Friday to serve 10 years in Mesa County Community Corrections. Kerry Kathleen Hawkins, 25, ...

Judge rejects settlement, cites ‘smirking’ attitude

By Dennis Webb

Citing the “unrepentant arrogance” of one of the defendant companies, a federal judge has rejected a proposed settlement involving alleged collusion by two energy firms in bidding on federal oil and gas leases in Gunnison and Delta ...


14 jailed, 7 more sought in drugs, guns investigation

By Dennis Webb

A nine-month narcotics investigation in Carbondale and the surrounding area led to the arrests this week of 14 people, authorities say. The Two Rivers Drug Enforcement Team, or TRIDENT, said in a news release Friday that seven other suspects ...


New road to be built near Whitewater area; price tag is $1 million

By Duffy Hayes

A road building project for the Whitewater area, with a price tag of more than $1 million, was approved by county commissioners at a recent meeting, and it promises to bring a new transportation connection to the landfill area northwest of ...

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