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BLM ordered to enact plan to protect wilderness

By Dennis Webb

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has ordered the Bureau of Land Management to launch a new effort to identify and protect lands with wilderness characteristics. The initiative comes in response to a 2003 settlement between former Interior ...


Mother accused of setting fire in Clifton

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A Clifton woman was arrested Wednesday on allegations she set fire to her apartment last month while her brother and two young children were inside. Kayla Settle, 22, 3225 Rood Ave., No. 1, could face felony charges of arson and criminal ...


3 Delta officers cleared in fatal shooting

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Three Delta police officers were justified in fatally shooting a 59-year-old man, authorities concluded. Relatives of the man who died, Larry A. Brown, dismissed the report Wednesday. “It was a false shooting, and it’s being ...


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Weather threatens Ouray Ice Climbing Festival

By William Woody

OURAY — The temperature was 46 degrees at lunchtime Wednesday in Ouray. That’s probably fine in November for the mountain town, but not late December, when frigid temperatures become the norm and necessary for one of the ...


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Suspended Montrose County DA Serra arrested again

By Rachel Sauer

Seventh Judicial District Attorney Myrl Serra was arrested again Wednesday, this time on allegations of harassment, protection-order violation and violating bond conditions, a felony. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation, which is conducting ...


City Council candidates can pick up petitions

By Amy Hamilton

Attention, future City Council members. Now’s the time to start thinking about a run for one of the three Grand Junction City Council spots that will head to voters in April. Registered voters who have lived in the city limits for at ...


Mesa State getting two new trustees

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An Edwards woman who served as general counsel to Martin Marietta Corp. is the newest member of the Mesa State College Board of Trustees. Gov. Bill Ritter on Wednesday appointed Kathleen Eck, a Pueblo native, to the Mesa State College ...


Firm with plans for Utah nuclear plant buys Grand Junction company

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The company working to build a nuclear generating station in Green River, Utah, purchased a Grand Junction company to begin its preparation for construction. Willow Creek Companies, 743 Horizon Court, now is working in the construction, ...


Avalanche danger high on Grand Mesa

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Residents planning a backcountry outing on Grand Mesa or elsewhere in the higher elevations of western Colorado this holiday weekend should pack with them some extra caution. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center on Wednesday extended an ...


Hayden lawmaker White to lead Colorado Tourism Office

By Charles Ashby

Gov.-elect John Hickenlooper named a Western Slope lawmaker to head the Colorado Tourism Office in the next administration. Sen. Al White, R-Hayden, has earned a reputation as a champion of tourism, spending much of his four years on the ...


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