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State steps into well-road dispute between Encana, Rifle-area man

By Dennis Webb

A Rifle-area man says he is surprised and pleased that state oil and gas regulators have cited Encana USA for alleged stormwater violations in connection with an access road to a well pad. Thomas Thompson said the notice of alleged violation ...


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Greenhouse effect on students

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Students in Ryan Hudson’s Greenhouse and Landscape Management class have more to lose than a lesson if they skip class. Each student invests $5 per share in up to four shares in a greenhouse cooperative as part of the class at Fruita ...


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Couple marks modest beginning 40 years richer

By Rachel Sauer

On that afternoon 40 years ago, she was in buttercup yellow and he was in a tuxedo only the ‘70s could have produced. She wore a wreath of flowers on her glossy chestnut hair, he wore a goofy, euphoric grin. They were young and they ...


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Racers show off their athletes with wings

By Rachel Sauer

For the record, Steven Bowen doesn’t like the pigeons in the park, either. They’re just ... lazy, freeloading and hassling the picnic. They’re nothing like the sleek beauties on display Saturday morning, with their clear, ...


Energy development drives new power line proposal

By Dennis Webb

An Xcel Energy subsidiary is proposing building a new 230-kilovolt power line between Rifle and Parachute in response to current and anticipated demand from the oil and gas industry. Xcel and Public Service Co. of Colorado say in a ...


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AIMING HIGH

By Duffy Hayes

As a kid, Palisade Mayor Roger Granat would take his gun and go shooting on the Cameo property, just up-canyon from town. He was probably trespassing. He’d like to someday return to the scene of the crime, so to speak — and bring ...


Mesa County early-voting total leads 3rd Congressional District

By Staff

Republicans in Mesa County turned out strong in early voting, and Mesa County voters in general were more enthusiastic than their counterparts in Pueblo County, according to records released by the Mesa County Clerk and Recorder’s and ...


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Gunman robs consignment shop on Main

By Rachel Sauer

Grand Junction police are looking for a man who robbed Consign Design, 234 Main St., on Saturday afternoon at gunpoint. At 2:35 p.m. Saturday, a black-haired man described as 30 to 40 years old, wearing a blue shirt, jeans and a backpack, ...


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Careful cutting sends Colorado conifer on trip to Washington

By Dennis Webb

MEEKER—Dan Schwartz hadn’t given much thought to the 73-foot Engelmann spruce sitting near cabins at his Ripple Creek Lodge in the White River National Forest until it became a candidate for this year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas ...


$79,000 debt from Wright bankruptcy left unpaid

By Charles Ashby

Despite saying he intended to pay back what he owed creditors in his 2011 bankruptcy filing, Republican Jared Wright allowed his case to be finalized Wednesday without paying anything. The embattled candidate for House District 54, ...


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