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Group holding hearing on oil, gas lease proposal

By Dennis Webb

A citizens group says it will conduct its own public hearing on proposed oil and gas leasing in the North Fork Valley after the Bureau of Land Management declined to hold one. Citizens for a Healthy Community scheduled the event for Saturday ...


Show Ute Water’s woes with EPA to Congress, manager says

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The Grand Valley’s largest water supplier’s frustrations in expanding a small reservoir on Grand Mesa would make a strong case study for Congress, the manager of the Ute Water Conservancy District said. U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, ...


Powderhorn donates revenue from lift tickets to two groups

By Dave Buchanan

As part of its pledge to support local nonprofit organizations, Powderhorn Mountain Resort this week donated $1,000 of opening-day lift-ticket revenue to Colorado Discover Ability and Mesa County Partners. “As part of our 45th ...


Republicans vie for seat in 57th District

By Dennis Webb

A race is on among Republicans to represent the reconstituted Colorado House District 57, which next year will consist of Garfield, Rio Blanco and Moffat counties. Battlement Mesa resident Ron Roesener has stepped down as Republican Party ...


District 51 board may vote soon on employee co-pays

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District 51 School Board members may vote as soon as Feb. 21 on a contract with Community Hospital that would allow District 51 employees and their family members who are insured through the district to go to Grand Valley Primary Care for ...


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Serious snowmaking a ritual of dry winter

By Rachel Sauer

Not to say that it worked, not to give credit where it wasn’t due, not to frost that new powder with a layer of superstition, but ... These are the facts: During the week or so after New Year’s, Crested Butte Mountain Resort ...


Police group protests federal pot crackdown

By Charles Ashby

U.S. Attorney John Walsh should not be going after Colorado licensed medical marijuana dispensaries, a national group of former law enforcement members said Monday. In a sternly worded letter to the top federal prosecutor in the state, the ...


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Neighbors not on board with site for new bus facility

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A fast-growing group of residents and business owners is seeking to slam the brakes on plans to build a bus station north of Mesa Mall, expressing fear the facility will serve as a crime magnet and drag down the value of surrounding ...


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Convicted murderer seeks new trial

By Paul Shockley

A Mesa County judge listened to testimony Monday but withheld a ruling on a man’s bid for a new trial in the 1998 slaying of a Gypsum teenager. Jason Lee Garner, 34, is serving life in prison without the possibility of parole for the ...


Union speech reviews split on party lines

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President Obama’s call for the nation to move ahead with a series of proposals struck U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., as “more the mantra of my way or the highway” than an offer to cooperate, Tipton said. Meanwhile, ...


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