Western Colorado

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Palisade Rotary Club is fifth in Grand Valley

By Emily Shockley

The Grand Valley officially launched its fifth chapter of Rotary International last month when the Palisade Sunrise club was chartered. The club reached 20 members in June, making it eligible for a Rotary charter. Members had been meeting as ...

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Utes, other tribes reconnect to culture

By Bob Silbernagel

FORT DUCHESNE, Utah — MaryLee Longhair grew up speaking Ute on the Ute Reservation of northeastern Utah. A Ute woman, Longhair didn’t start speaking English until she entered grade school. “It was real difficult,” she ...

Roadless areas are focus of proposed forest oil, gas plan

By Dennis Webb

A proposal identifying 266,599 acres as available for oil and gas development on the White River National Forest would protect some of that acreage by limiting surface disturbances in roadless areas. But while about 141,000 of those acres are ...

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Man dies in crash; another arrested

By Amy Hamilton

A 60-year-old Grand Junction man is dead and an Illinois truck driver has been arrested in connection to the death on Interstate 70 on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Jose E. Aragon was taken by CareFlight to St. ...

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Bystanders rescue dog from drain

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A Chihuahua was rescued Tuesday after he fell into a storm drain that was filling with water in south downtown Grand Junction. Witnesses reported seeing the dog, which appeared to be blind, walking in the middle of South Seventh Street before ...

Bankrupt doc making $15K every month

By Amy Hamilton

A Montrose doctor who is in bankruptcy proceedings and being investigated by the federal government reported he is earning $15,000 a month at an Urgent Care clinic in Texas, according to bankruptcy filings. Dr. Sam Jahani and his wife, ...

Burglary suspect shot at scene

By Paul Shockley

A burglary suspect who was shot in the legs early Monday at a home in Gateway faces arrest upon his release from St. Mary’s Hospital, authorities said Tuesday. Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Lisa McCammon said an arrest warrant ...

Fee at Glade Park site will double next month

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The Bureau of Land Management next month will double the camping fee at the Mud Springs campground on Glade Park, saying current fee revenue isn’t enough to maintain the recreational area. The agency announced Tuesday it will increase ...

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Project begins to link Orchard Mesa to Grand Junction

By Emily Shockley

Construction has begun on an interchange that will connect 29 Road from Orchard Mesa to north Grand Junction. The 29 Road interchange project includes building a 29 Road bridge that will begin to rise north of D 1/2 Road, carry travelers over ...

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Line formed early next ‘Twilight’

By Daniel Humphries

A small army of Edward Cullen vampire cardboard cutouts stood guard outside Regal Cinemas 14 on Tuesday as fans prepared for the midnight premiere of “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.” As early as Tuesday morning, the line of fans was ...

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