Western Colorado

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Skunk freed after sticking head in peanut butter jar

By Paul Shockley

The Colorado Division of Wildlife handled a call Saturday involving a skunk that managed to get its head stuck in a peanut butter jar. Division of Wildlife spokesman Randy Hampton said an officer was called around 10 a.m. after a resident at ...


Gravel pits don’t fluster bald eagles, but new project may upset Rifle

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County commissioners last week approved two gravel pits on land near the home of two bald eagles, although the commissioners’ discussion focused more on possibly ruffling the feathers of the city of Rifle. A plan is in place ...


032110 Habitat House 1

Habitat gives keys to its first family of 2010

By Paul Shockley

Susette Montoya had signed the paperwork on her family’s first mortgage, only to become ill. A day later, her bout with the spring sniffles failed to dampen her spirits during her first few hours Saturday as owner of a three-bedroom ...


Raft bill sinks in legislature

By Charles Ashby

Not only would river rafting outfitters have earned the right to float through private land, but everyone else would have, too. That’s partly why the Colorado Senate on Friday turned House Bill 1188 into a study of the issue, one that ...


Habitat delivers hope

Habitat delivers hope

By William Woody

Carlos Montoya along with his wife, Susette, and two daughters, Amiriza and Maleah, moved into their newly remodeled home off Park Avenue during a dedication by Habitat of Mesa County Saturday morning. (See related STORY.)  ...


East end areas should expect drop in service

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For the past few years, Mesa County commissioners and administrators have advised they can’t continue to provide urban levels of service to the densely populated but unincorporated east end of the Grand Valley. They claimed the amount ...


031810 Larry Derby

Tractor owner plowing through red tape

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Jerry Derby purchased his 1997 John Deere tractor with the idea he would use it most of the time to plow his field, dig ditches and spray noxious weeds on his seven-acre Redlands property. As such, state law considers it a piece of farm ...


Insurer accused of theft

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The owner of a Delta insurance agency has been arrested on suspicion of stealing more than $25,000 from customers by canceling their policies and keeping their premium payments. Joshua Lee Amelang, 34, of Grand Junction was arrested Thursday ...


Slow recovery by state won’t stop program cuts

By Charles Ashby

The state’s economy is improving, but not enough to substantially change how state lawmakers will have to draft its budget for the next fiscal year, legislative economists said Friday. Natalie Mullis, chief economist for the Colorado ...


Briefs, March 20, 2010

By Staff

Celtic entertainment tonight at college A night of Celtic entertainment featuring local Irish step dancers and a special guest bagpiper will be at 7 tonight, in the Glass Box Studio on the second floor of the Moss Performing Arts Center at ...


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