Western Colorado

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Wildfire briefly closes road near New Castle

By Staff

High winds caused a spring burn to get out of control northwest of New Castle, temporarily forcing the closure of U.S. Highway 6 on Tuesday afternoon. The fast-moving fire burned on a steep slope with flames as high as 40 feet, the Garfield ...


‘Regulation Reality Tour’ stops in GJ

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Hands jumped to cell phones shortly after noon Wednesday when the president of Americans for Prosperity urged a Grand Junction rally to call Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo. The idea, Tim Phillips said, was to force the Senate to deal directly ...

Briefs: April 22, 2010

By Staff

Highline Lake open house Saturday Staff and volunteers at Highline Lake State Park will host an open house for the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, at its new visitor center. Funded with Great Outdoors Colorado and Colorado Lottery ...

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Meth-dealing attorney gets 5 1/2 years

By Amy Hamilton

Former Palisade attorney James Zink was sentenced Wednesday to 5 1/2 years in prison after being caught last year with drugs in his home and selling methamphetamine to a police informant. According to terms of his plea agreement Zink, 55, was ...

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Beetle kill to topple 100,000 trees a day

By Dennis Webb

Trees are expected to fall at the rate of 100,000 a day as a result of a bark beetle epidemic centered in Colorado. Harris Sherman, U.S. Department of Agriculture undersecretary for natural resources and environment, reported the projection ...

Clifton park-and-ride ready for commuters

By Staff

Construction on the second of two park-and-ride lots in Clifton is now completed, giving commuters more space to park their vehicles and carpool on Interstate 70. United Companies of Grand Junction has finished the new 136-space lot at the ...

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White Rim Biking Adventure 2010

By Robert Garcia

Cyclists tackle one of the more popular biking destinations at Canyonlands National Park.  ...


Resort to triple in size

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Gateway Canyons Resort has the green light to embark on a protracted expansion that will add a large, gated residential community and nearly 250,000 square feet of commercial space, nearly tripling its footprint in the red rock canyons of ...

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Toughened bill on medical pot clears House

By Charles Ashby

Medical marijuana dispensaries would continue to exist under a bill that won preliminary approval Tuesday in the Colorado House, but they would be required to follow some strict state regulations to do so. Although opponents of the 72-page ...

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Help on the way for uranium driller?

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Asked how much money he’s paid over the years to deal with silicosis and pulmonary fibrosis, Tom Green has a hard time answering. “How much money?” Green said after drawing in a long, ragged breath. “I could go down to ...

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