Western Colorado

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Bowie mine secures loan of $1 million

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A Seattle-based company with links to China has loaned Bowie Resources $1 million, the first installment of as much as $3 million to the Paonia coal mine, which has resumed operations that were suspended in October. L&L Energy Inc. ...


GarCo asks state to delay Antero drill plan

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County commissioners want the state to hold off on allowing three new Antero Resources oil and gas well pads near Battlement Mesa pending completion of a study on the possible health impacts of proposed drilling within the ...


Fraud alert advised to those whose personal information was breached

By Charles Ashby

If you provided personal information to local law enforcement agencies in recent years, you should take steps to protect yourself from possible fraud, including placing alerts on your credit, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department reminded ...


County to eliminate retirement plan match

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Mesa County will stop providing matches to one of its employees’ two retirement plans next year, marking another benefit reduction in the wake of lagging revenues. Commissioners agreed Monday to eliminate the county’s ...


Replacement test for CSAP likely to cover more grades

By Emily Shockley

Colorado Board of Education members adopted a list of attributes Monday that the board would like to see in a statewide standardized test to replace the Colorado Student Assessment Program. Attributes of the new testing system had to be ...


Writer: Use of river needs to change

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Not even a trickle of the once-mighty Colorado remains at the dry and dusty end of the river’s run at the Gulf of California. That needs to change, Carbondale author Jonathan Waterman told about 150 people packed into the Saccomanno ...


Online exposure may scare future informants

By Paul Shockley

No immediate ramifications from an unprecedented release of local law enforcement documents have been noticed, but Mesa County prosecutors said some damage may not be realized for years. “Will confidential informants in the future be ...


Man found dead in tent near river

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The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a young man whose body was found Sunday inside a tent near the Colorado River. Deputies were sent to an area adjacent to the Union Pacific Railroad bridge near the ...


Resort ranch loses battle with gas driller over elk

By Dennis Webb

A giant conservation-focused ranch near De Beque failed in its attempt to prevent drilling of an oil and gas well during what it says is a critical period for elk. The High Lonesome Ranch sued Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. in mid-October ...


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New police unit to assist, not always arrest, homeless

By Amy Hamilton

Local police plan to shorten their arm’s-length approach to homeless issues by adopting a philosophy that works in concert with transients. A twofold effort by police is designed to help homeless folks access services and to assuage ...


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