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Chevron halting oil shale effort

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Chevron Corp., one of the three companies issued leases to experiment on oil shale in 2007, is “divesting” its lease in northwest Colorado. “While our research was productive, this change assures that critical resources ...

Udall to test communities’ reaction to more wilderness

By Matthew Berger

In an effort to hear from a wide range of interests before proposing legislation, Sen. Mark Udall has launched a “collaborative, community-driven process” through which he hopes to hear citizens’ opinions on seeking ...


GarCo blocks asphalt plant

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Garfield County commissioners voted Monday against letting an asphalt plant operate next to an organic farm southeast of Rifle, after a growing outcry against the proposal from advocates for chemical-free, locally ...

D51 to host additional community budget forum

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School District 51 will sponsor a fourth community budget forum from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Monday at Mount Garfield Middle School. The district originally planned to have three community budget forums in February but decided to add a fourth session ...

Lochmiller wants lighter sentence

By Staff

Ponzi schemer Philip Rand Lochmiller should get at most 24 years in prison, his defense says in papers filed in U.S. District Court. Lochmiller, who is to be sentenced in March, also is asking that he be allowed to report for sentencing in ...

Online tool locates Democrat caucuses

By Staff

Colorado Democrats wanting to participate in caucuses March 6 can check online to learn where those will be conducted. On the front page of the party’s website, http://www.coloradodems.org, Democrats can enter their street address to ...

Prescribed burn on Grand Mesa to decrease debris

By Staff

Federal and municipal officials are planning to set fire to a thickly overgrown area of oakbrush on the west-facing slope of Grand Mesa sometime this spring. “Smoke will be very visible throughout the Grand Valley, Plateau Valley” ...

City Market to sponsor meeting tonight on closure at First and Orchard

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The announcement that a business is about to close often engenders expressions of sorrow and a going-out-of-business sale — and little else in terms of response — before the doors shut. City Market officials will go beyond that ...

King’s pot DUI bill OK’d by panel

By Charles Ashby

It was a battle of the scientists in a Senate committee Monday over whether there is any way to determine if there is a marijuana equivalent to the blood-alcohol level used for DUIs. After nearly seven hours of testimony, most members of ...


Shotgun near bodies in Montrose yard

By Paul Shockley

MONTROSE — A 20-year-old woman was moving items between two vehicles, both parked outside a Montrose home, before she was gunned down Saturday night in the home’s front yard, a senior Montrose Police Department official ...

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