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Life term possible for molester

By Paul Shockley

A former senior mentor at Mesa County Partners and youth sports coach could receive what amounts to a life sentence in prison after admitting Thursday to sexually assaulting two young boys. A shackled Mark Bustamante, 51, rose from the ...


Abandoned mine reported

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A landowner’s report of an inactive, open coal mine in the West End of Montrose County has state officials asking whether similar hazards exist. The Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety is asking landowners in the ...

Ideas needed 
to make valley 

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Colorado Mesa University is looking for suggestions about how to boost the development of unconventional energy in western Colorado. The university has $160,000 to spend, mostly on applied science, to promote Mesa County as an ...


Stakeholders updating West Slope scenic byway plan

By Bob Silbernagel

Beginning this month and continuing well into next year, people from three Western Slope counties will be working with a Longmont-based firm to update the corridor management plan for the Unaweep/Tabeguache Scenic Byway that runs across 133 ...

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Kemp family, state settle lawsuit

By Paul Shockley

An agreement “in principle” on terms to settle a federal lawsuit in the 2010 shooting death of Redlands resident Jason Kemp has been reached, according to a filing this week in U.S. District Court in Denver. In a jointly filed ...

Last suspect in string of ecoterrorism fires surrenders at border

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The surrender of a Canadian woman wanted in connection with the 1998 bombing of a Vail restaurant marked a major step for a retired FBI agent who once tried to persuade the suspect’s mother to urge her daughter to surrender. Rebecca ...


133-mile Scenic Byway plan undergoing update

By Bob Silbernagel

Beginning this month, and well into next year, people from three counties will be working with a Longmont-based firm to update the corridor management plan for the Unaweep/Tabeguache Scenic Byway that runs across 133 miles of state highway ...

Shale proposal is a handout to oil industry, opponents say

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Legislation in the U.S. House for oil shale development amounts to a handout to industry, a taxpayer-advocacy organization said Thursday. The spending proposed in the bill, however, is intended to be spent by federal agencies to learn more ...

D51 board eyes expulsion policy change

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District 51 School Board members will vote at their Dec. 11 meeting on four revised policies that will eliminate mandatory expulsion for all but one violation. Current board policy requires administrators in the district to expel students who ...


Norton seeks $476K in debt relief

By Charles Ashby

Former U.S. Senate candidate Jane Norton is asking the federal government to absolve her of hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign debt. Norton, a Grand Junction native who lost the 2010 Republican Party nomination to Weld County ...

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