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GJ museum official heads to Mexico for rock art study

By Staff

A Museum of Western Colorado official will spend a week studying rock art in Mexico and discussing the examples of rock art found in the southwest United States. Zebulon Miracle, curator of anthropology for the museum, was invited by the ...


Hickenlooper wants new panel to resolve standoff on drilling regs

By Charles Ashby

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed an executive order Wednesday to create a special task force to examine local and state regulatory issues surrounding oil and gas drilling. The 11-member task force, which is to report its finding to the governor ...


Senate OKs bill to give rural legislators a raise

By Charles Ashby

A bill that will increase per diem expense pay for rural lawmakers is on its way to the governor. The measure, HB1301, passed the Senate on Wednesday without debate on a 21–13 vote, with 10 Democrats and three Republicans voting against ...


Judge mostly backs ruling on uranium leases

By Dennis Webb

A judge rejected a request by the U.S. Department of Energy for him to rescind his suspension of a federal uranium-leasing program in western Colorado, but he revised the order to allow for certain necessary activities by the agency. U.S. ...


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So, WTF? $2 million for Fruita?

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In higher-level math, it seems that W+T+F = about $2 million. Another equally valid answer is “priceless.” That’s the conclusion of Eric Mello, who looked at the reach of the stories about Fruita’s consideration of ...


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40-day prayer vigil targets Planned Parenthood clinic

By Dennis Webb

A Western Slope Planned Parenthood office that figured into the recent national controversy involving Susan G. Komen for the Cure is being targeted for a 40-day prayer vigil by opponents of abortion. However, Betty Scranton, organizer of the ...


House OKs bill allowing input from businesses

By Charles Ashby

Business owners would get an extra, early chance to comment on bills pending before the Legislature under a measure approved Tuesday in the Colorado House. Republicans, who introduced HB1115, said the measure is designed to allow businesses ...


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Lawmakers advance pay boost to cover rural travel expenses

By Charles Ashby

After spending some time blaming the media for calling it a pay raise, the Colorado Senate gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a bill that does just that. The measure, HB1301, includes an increase in the per diem expense pay that rural ...


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Lieutenant governor encourages students to read, dream big

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Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia and State Library Executive Director Gene Hainer announced the theme of one statewide summer reading program and discussed the creation of another Tuesday morning at Mesa County Public Libraries’ Central Library. The ...


Marijuana question squeezes onto ballot

By Charles Ashby

The campaign to legalize marijuana in Colorado is on, but just barely. The proposed ballot question squeaked through the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office on Monday with just enough signatures of registered voters needed to be ...


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