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Woman’s body found in canal

By Paul Shockley

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department on Thursday said the discovery of a woman’s body in a canal off 18 Road was not considered suspicious. The woman — about 65 years old, 5 feet tall and weighing 115 pounds, with ...


Snowpack completely melted off

By Dennis Webb

Stick a fork in this year’s snowpack—it’s pretty much done. Measurements at high-elevation sites across Colorado show the snowpack is almost completely melted off, the Natural Resources Conservation Service reported ...

Dish Network viewers blocked from two local channels

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Dish Network customers lost the signal from local CBS and Fox affiliates Wednesday afternoon because of a contract dispute between the satellite television provider and Hoak Media, the Dallas-based company that owns KREX and KFQX. A news ...

Gas industry leaders lauds Colorado’s rules setup

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Other states, and the federal government, could tear a page from Colorado’s rules governing drilling and do well by the industry, the president of the American Petroleum Institute said Thursday. Colorado has “a good robust ...

Driver’s death investigated

By Paul Shockley

A pickup driver who died Thursday behind the wheel south of Gateway on Colorado Highway 141 may have suffered a fatal medical condition, the Colorado State Patrol said. The driver, whose identity wasn’t immediately known,  was ...

Natural gas prices could rebound this year, WPX energy official says

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PARACHUTE — There is some hope for natural gas prices to rebound in 2012, possibly rising to as much as $5 by 2013, a WPX Energy official said during a Thursday tour of company holdings. Even as prices for natural gas remain low, about ...


No plea for Brit in slaying of wife

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Hopes of reaching a plea agreement and avoiding a trial were dashed Thursday when Marcus Bebb-Jones entered a not-guilty plea to a first-degree murder charge in the death of his wife, Sabrina. Bebb-Jones’ ...

Bear for web

Shaggy visitor crashes wedding

By Melinda Mawdsley

For the record, Anna Schmalz and Neal Erickson did not invite the furry, 300-pound guest to their wedding. But given that pie and a savory beef brisket were served, it may come as no surprise that a black bear was enticed to the event last ...

40 train against violent attacks

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Several western Colorado law enforcement officers, joined by elected officials, studied ways to react to terrorism this week in a class that culminated with a practice session at Montrose High School. About 40 people this week attended the ...

Repair budget cut this summer for School District 51

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District 51 maintenance crews will complete about $840,000 worth of projects this summer. Most of the district’s maintenance and operations projects are performed during the summer when schools are empty, allowing crews to work on ...

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