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Oscar nomination further fuels debate over ‘Gasland’ natural gas indictment

By Dennis Webb

An Oscar nomination this week is further galvanizing support for and criticism of a film that questions the safety of natural gas development. “Gasland,” directed by Josh Fox, was nominated in the best documentary feature ...


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FAA, Delta County, company sort out why power lines built near airport

By William Woody

DELTA — High-power overhead transmission lines appear to have been erected near Blake Field Airport north of Delta with little knowledge of federal aviation officials. The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing the project and ...


Liquor merchants gearing up to battle expanded beer sales

By Staff

DENVER — Several new bills that would allow grocery and convenience stores to sell full-strength beer are likely to be introduced this legislative session, and the state’s liquor stores already are lining up to fight them. Knowing ...


Bus service in line for $666,000 in state funding

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One month after learning it will receive $800,000 for a new transfer center, Grand Valley Transit obtained another round of state funding for two other transportation projects. Grand Valley Transit is in line for $660,000 to help build a ...


GOP opposes Hickenlooper’s labor pick

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Republicans are pleased with most of Gov. John Hickenlooper’s Cabinet nominations, but not all of them are quite to their liking. GOP lawmakers haven’t opposed the nominations of Republican Reeves Brown of Grand ...


Pilot sees trouble taking off, landing over new obstruction

By William Woody

Grand Junction pilot David Shepard said it’s not a matter of if, but when a tragedy will occur if power lines recently built one-half mile northwest of Blake Field Airport’s runway are allowed to remain where they are. The lines ...


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With little snow, monument to open Rim Rock Drive

By Staff

The lack of a winter wonderland has Colorado National Monument changing plans to keep the top of Rim Rock Drive closed until the spring. By Monday, motorists will be able to drive all of Rim Rock Drive. Plowing operations are expected to ...


Health Department flu vaccinations available today, Thursday

By Staff

The Mesa County Health Department is offering mass influenza vaccinations today and Thursday, noting the county is in the midst of the most active flu period. Residents can be vaccinated today with an appointment between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at ...


3rd county child-welfare supervisor sacked

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A third longtime Mesa County Department of Human Services supervisor was fired last week as part of a makeover of the department’s child welfare program, The Daily Sentinel learned Tuesday. County Human Resources Manager Sandy Perry ...


Colorado residents split on presidential address

By Charles Ashby

DENVER—Reaction to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Washington’s Capitol Hill drew mixed reaction Tuesday from Colorado’s Capitol hill. While some heard a speech challenging Americans to build a ...


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