Western Colorado

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Man’s gun ensnared in Birgfeld probe

By Paul Shockley

Nearly three years ago, Rangely resident Curtis Kinney paid $350 cash for a .357 Smith & Wesson he bought from a co-worker. What he didn’t know in July 2007 was that he’d be waiting, three years later, to use it. The gun ...


Fired landfill manager did job well

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Former Mesa County landfill manager Bob Edmiston consistently received high marks on his performance reviews over the past 10 years, although an evaluation conducted three months before his firing in conjunction with a criminal case indicated ...


Save the Rink having meeting Tuesday on Glacier Arena

By Staff

An organization working to reopen the Glacier Ice Arena will discuss plans for the rink in a public meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The Glacier, 2515 Riverside Parkway, closed June 13 after four years of operation, and organizers of the effort to ...


Former guv’s moon rock going to Colorado School of Mines

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The moon rock that long decorated former Gov, John Vanderhoof’s office at his home in Grand Junction is headed today to the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, which will take custody of the fingernail-sized lump of lunar ...


Grants helpful, while they last

By Emily Shockley

Tax revenue has been less than dependable since the recession hit. But grant funding has remained a relatively reliable source of funding for local governments and schools. Grants make up about one-third of Mesa County’s budget, ...


Feds checking for violations of safety laws at census office

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The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened an investigation into the U.S. Census Bureau office in Grand Junction, which earlier this year was inundated by fumes from a marijuana-growing operation in the same building. A ...


Pot providers say grow ban a ‘disservice’

By Staff

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A common desire to comply with a new Colorado law is putting Garfield County and local medical marijuana providers at odds. County commissioners last week voted 2-1 to adopt a six-month moratorium on new medical ...


Lawmaker has to resell herself as write-in candidate

By Charles Ashby

Kathleen Curry is hoping to do what no one has done before. The Gunnison legislator wants to win re-election to her House District 61 seat without having her name on the ballot. The three-term representative knows that’s never been ...


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Western Slope fires key to new national guidelines

By Dennis Webb

When crews responded to the Water Creek Fire on the Roan Plateau near Rifle last weekend, they brought with them lessons from past western Colorado wildfires that have been applied nationally. In one case, the lessons came the hard way, ...


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Parachute will get second interchange

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Construction could begin in about 18 months on a west Interstate 70 interchange at Parachute, marking the culmination of a yearslong struggle to get a second access into the town that is at the heart of the state’s natural gas ...


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