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Measure is another attempt to regulate water transfers

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Water users in river basins that lose water to other basins would see some form of mitigation if a bill that cleared a House panel Wednesday becomes law. But exactly what mitigation a basin gets would depend on whatever deal is ...


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King ethics probe to keep a narrow focus

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A special House Ethics Committee will keep a narrow focus on its review of Rep. Steve King’s alleged double-dipping of state-paid mileage reimbursement and the use of his own campaign money seemingly for the same ...


Bill would preserve funds for small school districts

By Emily Shockley

A bill being considered in the House Education Committee could freeze funding for small school districts for five years. House Bill 1015 would create a pilot program for school districts with fewer than 2,000 students. The state would fund ...


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New Pueblo bishop praises energy of valley’s Catholics

By Amy Hamilton

Some of the younger pupils at Holy Family Catholic School thought they were in the presence of the pope when Bishop Fernando Isern visited Wednesday, school officials said. “May the Lord be with you,” Isern said during an ...


Rainy-day bill advances

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A proposed rainy-day fund for Colorado took a step forward Tuesday with approval from the House Finance Committee. The 8-3 vote moves the measure by state Rep. Steve King, R-Grand Junction, to the House Military and Veterans Affairs ...


Two groups challenge water-rights applications

By Staff

Two Utah environmental organizations are challenging water-rights applications for a proposed uranium mill in Colorado. Red Rock Forests and Living Rivers filed statements of opposition in Montrose County Water Court to applications by Energy ...


Williams paying $4.5M following GarCo tax audit

By Dennis Webb

Williams Production RMT is paying about $4.5 million to resolve a Garfield County audit of its oil and gas production over four years. The payment helps county Assessor John Gorman make good on a campaign promise to go after energy companies ...


Garfield County: Drilling requirement legal

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County is defending the legality of its requirement that an energy company remove drilling cuttings from natural gas operations within the Battlement Mesa housing development. County commissioners this week approved a letter ...


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City to repay thousands as Camper named chief

By Paul Shockley

City officials Tuesday said John Camper will be Grand Junction’s next chief of police, while announcing plans to repay more than $43,000 to Camper’s former employer. Working on an interim basis as chief for the past five months, ...


McInnis misses one opportunity against Dem foe, seizes another

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis is spoiling for a debate with the only Democrat in the race, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper. Getting into the same room with Hickenlooper, however, has been problematic at best. Hickenlooper ...


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