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Two West Nile deaths in Montrose County

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Two Montrose County residents are the first two Coloradans infected with the West Nile virus this year to die.  Both died of complications related to West Nile-caused encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain, within the last week, ...


Organic farm 
loses struggle 
to halt Bedrock

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County commissioners Tuesday unanimously approved a contractors yard with limited asphalt and other pavement crushing next to an organic farm east of Rifle despite the farm’s fears it could affect their certification. The ...


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Up and autumn: Fall color here early

By Rachel Sauer

Autumn is coming. The calendar says so, but so do the mornings around 6 a.m., when the sun’s not far below the horizon and the temperature’s not far below 60. Still: Brrr… A jacket wouldn’t be a bad idea. So, the ...


Lottery payout 
looking rosy
 for local level

By Staff

Colorado Lottery proceeds are up this year, and that means local governments will see more money for parks and recreation projects. Those communities will see nearly $1.2 million more than they received in the third quarter of 2011, according ...


GarCo votes to revoke oil shale resolution

By Dennis Webb

Eight days after being called upon to do so in a lawsuit, Garfield County commissioners Tuesday revoked an oil shale resolution that was drafted in a Utah meeting challenged as being illegal. Commissioner Mike Samson proposed rescinding the ...


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StarTek is looking to hire

By Charles Ashby

As of today, all StarTek employees have officially moved into newly renovated offices on North Avenue, company officials said. And while the company has already hired about 40 new workers, it’s still planning to hire many more over the ...


Classes to help invitees ‘Explore D51’

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School District 51 will launch an invite-only suite of classes this year designed to teach community members how the district operates. The district invited 45 people to join the classes, which will begin Sept. 13 and run once a month through ...


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Painted furniture raises funds for symphony

By Melinda Mawdsley

Those in the market for a one-of-a-kind piece of functional furniture with a flair get their chance to shop in an upcoming exhibit that serves as both fun and fundraiser. For the next several months, people can place silent auction bids on ...


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CMU body farm back on track with new director

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Melissa Connor’s neighbors were never at a loss for conversation topics at dinner parties. They could always bring up the latest news on Connor’s on-going class project, burying pigs on her five-acre property outside Lincoln, ...


Drilling suit lawyer tried
 to stop harm beforehand

By Dennis Webb

A high-profile New York City attorney who helped Battlement Mesa residents sue over proposed oil and gas developments said he’s not surprised a judge dismissed the legal action, but it was important to have pursued it. “We knew ...


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