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More questions than answers in Delta chicken farm study

By Duffy Hayes

In deciding last week to reaffirm their approval of two 15,000 cage-free egg-laying operations — one already operating, and another planned — Delta County commissioners leaned heavily on an air quality study undertaken to ...

McClane gets royalty relief, but needs client

By Dennis Webb

The Bureau of Land Management has approved a reduced royalty rate for the McClane Canyon Mine north of Fruita, but its prospects for reopening continue to hinge on finding a new customer. The agency recently agreed to reduce the underground ...

Library seeks fundraising help

By Duffy Hayes

In case you hadn’t noticed, things are a bit in flux at the regular home of the Mesa County central library at Fifth Street and Grand Avenue. Construction and demolition crews have set up shop behind chain-link fencing, as the main ...


Public trustee newly appointed

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Michael Moran, a Grand Junction native who returned to the Grand Valley about 18 months ago, will take over as Mesa County public trustee Thursday. Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed Moran to the post Friday. He replaces Paul Brown, who was ...


Poachers fined, lose privilege to hunt in Colorado

By Staff

Three Grand Junction men have been fined and banned from hunting in Colorado for at least a decade after pleading guilty to illegally killing six elk and mule deer in eastern Utah. Erik Ambriz and Michael Gordon shot and killed a trophy bull ...


Palisade a top travel spot

By Duffy Hayes

Positive word of mouth is a tourist destination’s best friend, and Palisade today is reaping the rewards of some great publicity online. Top travel recommendation website TripAdvisor — where users rate their travel experiences at ...

Insurance exec indicted in insider trading through Delta Petroleum

By Dennis Webb

A Denver insurance executive has been indicted for allegedly profiting from insider trading through confidential information provided to him by an executive of the now-defunct Delta Petroleum Corp. Michael Van Gilder, 45, of Denver, was ...


Doping scandal taints cyclist raised in Glenwood

By Dennis Webb

He was one of the last great bicyclists of his era not to have been linked to performance-enhancing drugs. Better yet, he was a product of western Colorado, having grown up in Glenwood Springs and graduated from high school there in ...

$1,500 fine meted out in meteorite fraud case

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The sale of a purported meteorite in a sting operation ended Friday with the seller getting a sentence of 500 hours of community service and $1,500 in fines. Steven Curry, 59, who painted himself as a maverick in meteorite science who ...

Terminal patient to donate van

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Friends of Dan Keenan describe him as a gentle and giving man. He’s a former Nordic skier, high school football star, rancher and truck driver. Even when facing his own mortality, his thoughts are with others stricken by the same ...

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