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Annabelle 6 weeks early, but first St. Mary’s baby of 2010

By Amy Hamilton

Baby Annabelle Scott just couldn’t wait any longer and risk not being the first baby born in 2010 at St. Mary’s Hospital. Six weeks premature, Anabelle was born at 4:44 a.m. at the hospital to first-time parents Jessy and Matthew ...


BLM actions on Utah oil, gas leases earn Wilderness Society praise

By Staff

The Wilderness Society is praising federal actions in western Colorado and eastern Utah that protected Bureau of Land Management lands in 2009. The group says it is giving one of its 10 CAPE (Comparative Analysis of Particular Excellence) ...


Man arrested in dog-dragging death

By Paul Shockley

A Fruita man accused of dragging a dog to death on Colorado National Monument was ordered on Thursday to be held without bond for the weekend. Steven Clay Romero, 37, is scheduled for a detention hearing and arraignment Monday afternoon at ...


Energy services firms adding staff

By Staff

Two energy services firms in Grand Junction are adding staff in anticipation of an uptick in natural gas development in western Colorado this year. Calfrac Well Services will boost its local work force by 10 percent, said Jon Konrad, the ...


Penry won’t try to keep Senate seat

By Staff

Minority Leader Josh Penry will not run for re-election to his state Senate seat, the Grand Junction Republican said Thursday. Penry’s unexpected withdrawal in November from the race to be the GOP nominee for governor created ...


Jabs brings back American Furniture Warehouse to Grand Junction

By Emily Shockley

American Furniture Warehouse is returning to Grand Junction. The Englewood, Colo.-based furniture store plans to open its 13th Colorado location on 20 acres settled between Wal-Mart at 2545 Rimrock Ave. and Gold’s Gym at 700 Maldonado ...


Time to tap abundant resources of Energy Alley

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It’s about time to start tapping the biggest tank of fuel along Energy Alley between Green River, Utah, and Rifle, a RAND Corp. analyst said. “We need some early production” from oil shale, said James T. Bartis, senior ...


Tech tested in China aims to get kerogen from oil shale

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An Arizona company is aiming to use technology tested on coal in China to draw kerogen from oil shale in Colorado and send fuel to markets around the globe. The company, AuraSource Inc., also plans to build a refinery capable of processing as ...


Exxon tests successful tech in quest to tap oil shale

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ExxonMobil, the world’s largest energy company, wants to jolt kerogen from the oil shale trapped deep in the Piceance Basin. The company has run successful tests with the “Electrofrac” technology in its Colony Mine near the ...


Company plans petroleum from oil shale by 2013

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A Utah company hopes to coax petroleum from oil shale as soon as 2013, possibly even 2012, by digging up the rock, lining the pit with heating tubes, replacing the rock and firing up the pipes. The company, Red Leaf Resources, is gearing up ...


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