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Both sides cheer hydraulic fracturing study

By Dennis Webb

Advocates on opposite sides of the debate over hydraulic fracturing in energy development welcomed word Thursday from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that it is launching a comprehensive study into the practice. The agency will ...


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Teen sent to boot camp in alleged burglary ring

By Paul Shockley

A Mack teenager described by a prosecutor as a “follower” among a group of suspected burglars will spend the next three years in a boot-camp-style youth program. Dustin Langdon, 19, was ordered Wednesday to serve three years in ...


Congressman says he’ll cast ‘aye’ vote on bill

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U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., will support a health care measure that he described as “probably the single largest deficit-reduction measure I will probably ever vote on.” The measure, to be voted on finally by the House on ...


Mesa County fiscally sound despite rough economy, officials say

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Despite plummeting sales-tax revenue, soaring foreclosures and a steady decline in building permits, Mesa County leaders insisted Thursday the county is on solid financial footing due to a healthy fund balance and plans to expedite capital ...


4-year degree program moves to full House vote

By Charles Ashby

Allowing Colorado Mountain College to offer four-year- degree programs not only would expand higher education in the state, but it also would help local economies. That, at least, was the argument that persuaded the House Education Committee ...


Local Briefs, March 19, 2010

By Staff

Montrose election ballots mailed out The Montrose Clerk and Recorder’s Office began sending out mail-in ballots Thursday for the city’s upcoming council race. Registered voters who do not receive a ballot in the mail should ...


Sales tax revenue down in February in Grand Junction

By Emily Shockley

February was another disappointing month for Grand Junction sales and use tax collections, with the city collecting half a million dollars less than expected. The city budgeted for a $3.7 million haul but ended up taking in $3.2 million in ...


Fruitvale, Clifton annexation bid falls short

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A push to collect signatures in support of the annexation of Clifton and Fruitvale into the city of Grand Junction has failed. Mesa County officials halted the petition process this week after petition circulators were unable to collect ...


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Foreclosures still high in Mesa County

By Emily Shockley

Mesa County foreclosure numbers held steady from January to February, with more than three times as many foreclosure filings in February 2010 as there were in February 2009 and nearly five times as many foreclosure sales in February than there ...


Medical pot samples to be destroyed

By Paul Shockley

A sampling of marijuana plants or leaves seized by law enforcement last week at a local medical grow operation will be destroyed, according to court filings. An officer with the Western Colorado Drug Task Force wrote in a property inventory ...


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