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Burn runoff causes water problems

By Matthew Berger

Ute Water is coming to Clifton’s rescue after debris washed into the Colorado River following the Pine Ridge Fire and this weekend’s rains, affecting Clifton’s ability to supply water from the river. The rains washed ash, ...


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Romney campaign returns to Grand Junction

By Charles Ashby

The presumptive Republican Party candidate for president, Mitt Romney, is expected to discuss the economy and health care, among other issues, at a town hall meeting at Central High School today. It is the second time this campaign season the ...


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Interior Department manages $12.2 billion of energy, mining activity in state

By Dennis Webb

Energy and mineral development accounted for $12.2 billion of the $14.4 billion in economic output in Colorado related to U.S. Department of Interior programs during the 2011 federal fiscal year. The energy and mineral sector also accounted ...


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Helium shortage hits balloon sellers

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

A worldwide helium shortage could cause local balloon businesses to burst. Owners of Party Land, 2650 North Ave., learned of the shortage last month when their distributor explained that helium was under a nationwide ration, causing a ...


Rainfall in high country benefits reservoir storage

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Rain in the high country prompted the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to cut releases from the Aspinall Unit late last week in hopes of increasing storage upstream. Officials cut releases from Crystal Reservoir by 100 cubic feet per second on ...


AARP pushes seniors not to claim homestead break

By Charles Ashby

The deadline to file the necessary paperwork to claim the state’s homestead exemption is fast approaching. But at least one group in the state is hoping seniors who do qualify for the property tax break will miss that deadline, and do ...


Grand Junction man, 30, is suspect in shooting

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction police arrested 30-year-old Kevin Earl Dunham on Sunday afternoon in connection with a shooting early that morning. Police declined to offer further information about the incident, which occurred in the area of 12th Street and ...


Grand Junction eyes fire, police pension plans

By Amy Hamilton

Talk of offering pension plans for Grand Junction city employees hasn’t surfaced since 2006, but it will be on the city’s agenda during a meeting tonight. Grand Junction City Council members will gather information from members of ...


Air show to return in September

By Katie Langford

The West Star Aviation Air Show will return to Grand Junction in September after a four-year absence, featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels jet demonstration team and 13 other performers during the three-day event. The air show, slated for ...


Drillers juggle shifts in pricing, byproducts market

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Piceance Basin energy companies have found ways to hold their own in a market marked now by slightly rising prices for natural gas but also falling prices for the liquid byproducts. Natural gas prices topped $3 this week, but liquids, the ...


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