Western Colorado

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Parents, teachers spend to get ready for school

By Emily Shockley

Teddi Larson had two back-to-school shopping lists to tackle Sunday while shopping at Target in Grand Junction. The 16-year-old needed two backpacks and a stack of supplies for each class she’ll have in the mornings at Quest Academy in ...


Group prepares TV ads against anti-tax, debt measures

By Charles Ashby

The issue committee fighting three anti-tax and anti-debt measures on this fall’s ballot is prepared to inundate the airwaves starting next month with commercials about the controversial questions. And that committee, Coloradans for ...


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Historic monument heights preserved

By Amy Hamilton

Workers on Colorado National Monument are improving upon a piece of history as they repair a rock retaining wall on Rim Rock Drive. The winding rock wall that hugs the road was first installed by members of the Civilian Conservation Corps and ...


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Mesa State starting classes with new projects, faculty, costs, amenities

By Emily Shockley

Mesa State College students left campus in May with a science building under construction, a bookstore under a tented structure and a health sciences building still standing. All that has changed. Returning students beginning classes at the ...


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Accusations flying over Bear Ranch expansion

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Although U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., said he will wait for the next Congress to move a bill on a western Colorado land trade, there’s no truce in the fight sparked by the legislation. The battle over Ragged Mountain grew more ...


CMC leases Parachute site for classes, wants comment about what to offer

By Staff

Colorado Mountain College has leased a building in Parachute and has scheduled several classes there this fall. The college also is seeking input from residents, businesses and community leaders in the Parachute and Battlement Mesa area about ...


Mesa County refunds sales tax to energy firms

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Mesa County’s sales-tax base, weakened by the recession, has taken another hit after the county this month refunded more than $500,000 in sales tax to at least one local energy-services company in connection with a Colorado Court of ...


Richardson, Ritter: States lead way on green energy

By Dennis Webb

ASPEN — If the federal government isn’t going to take on domestic energy problems, then it falls to states to do so, New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson said Saturday. Richardson told an Aspen audience during a joint appearance with ...


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Peach festival plump with people

By Charles Ashby

With peach cuisine, a peach-eating contest and a peach parade, there certainly was no shortage of peaches at the 42nd annual Palisade Peach Festival this weekend. The four-day event, which concludes today, is one of the state’s top ...


Pickens, Turner push gas at confab

By Dennis Webb

ASPEN — Oilman T. Boone Pickens and media giant Ted Turner joined Saturday in touting natural gas as an important part of the nation’s energy future and a resource Pickens says can be cleanly produced. The two were part of a ...


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