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Natural gas prices could rebound this year, WPX energy official says

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PARACHUTE — There is some hope for natural gas prices to rebound in 2012, possibly rising to as much as $5 by 2013, a WPX Energy official said during a Thursday tour of company holdings. Even as prices for natural gas remain low, about ...


No plea for Brit in slaying of wife

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS—Hopes of reaching a plea agreement and avoiding a trial were dashed Thursday when Marcus Bebb-Jones entered a not-guilty plea to a first-degree murder charge in the death of his wife, Sabrina. Bebb-Jones’ ...

Bear for web

Shaggy visitor crashes wedding

By Melinda Mawdsley

For the record, Anna Schmalz and Neal Erickson did not invite the furry, 300-pound guest to their wedding. But given that pie and a savory beef brisket were served, it may come as no surprise that a black bear was enticed to the event last ...

40 train against violent attacks

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Several western Colorado law enforcement officers, joined by elected officials, studied ways to react to terrorism this week in a class that culminated with a practice session at Montrose High School. About 40 people this week attended the ...

Repair budget cut this summer for School District 51

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District 51 maintenance crews will complete about $840,000 worth of projects this summer. Most of the district’s maintenance and operations projects are performed during the summer when schools are empty, allowing crews to work on ...

Cops: Mom brought child to meth deal

By Paul Shockley

A Clifton mother was arrested Tuesday night on allegations she brought her 4-year-old daughter to a meeting to sell methamphetamine. Dawn S. Scholl, 43, 3290½ Arrowleaf Court, was arrested on suspicion of distribution of meth and ...


Man sentenced to 30 years for break-ins around GJ area

By Paul Shockley

Attorneys described 25-year-old Cody Joe Lynn as a one-man periodic crime wave of home and vehicle break-ins that last year resulted in 132 criminal charges and more than 70 local residents who were victims. Lynn also was characterized as ...

Fruita council not lovin’ proposed Golden Arches sign

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Fruita officials are waiting to hear from the owner of the McDonald’s restaurant after the City Council rejected a proposal for a super-sized Golden Arches at the restaurant. The council voted 5-0 on Tuesday to reject a proposed 80-foot ...


Activists protest evictions of homeless

By Amy Hamilton

About two dozen homeless advocates showed up at Grand Junction City Hall during Wednesday night’s regularly scheduled City Council meeting to protest the police’s removal of some tents by the Colorado River. Eric Neiderkruger was ...


Plea-deal talk delays arraignment of Bebb-Jones in death of wife

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A judge Wednesday delayed the arraignment of Marcus Bebb-Jones by a day as the possibility of a plea deal in his murder case loomed. Bebb-Jones was scheduled to enter a plea in connection with a first-degree murder ...

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