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Court orders hearing on uranium mill’s license

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A Colorado state agency and the company planning to build a uranium mill in Montrose County must undergo an administrative hearing, a Denver court ruled. Denver District Judge John N. McMullen ruled in the case brought by the Sheep Mountain ...

CMC: No campus site good site for compressor

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Colorado Mountain College’s board of trustees on Wednesday rejected an alternative campus location for a proposed compressor station, leaving SourceGas saying it had no choice but to continue pursuing a lawsuit ...


An emergency water year, even for a desert

By Matthew Berger

You know it when you see it, but when it comes to pinning down the specifics of what constitutes a drought, location is key. Many parts of the world can define drought as a certain number of days or weeks without significant rainfall. That ...

120-day session a waste of money, candidate contends

By Charles Ashby

It’s a waste of taxpayer money for the Colorado Legislature to meet four months out of the year, the Democrat running for the newly redrawn House District 54 says. As a result, one of the first bills Grand Junction attorney Dan Robinson ...

GJ man uses family as inspiration against meth

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It all sunk in when Adrian Chavez’s son asked him why he didn’t love him. Sitting on the other end of a visiting room table a few weeks into treatment at Summit View Drug Treatment Center, Chavez couldn’t believe what he ...

Raids to target bath salts, cops say

By Paul Shockley

Letters to be mailed to select local businesses will threaten raids and other enforcement action, and soon, if they’re not in compliance with measures signed into law last week by Gov. John Hickenlooper banning possession and sale of ...

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Vigil remembers child-abuse victims

By Charles Ashby

With country music singer Billy Dean’s “Let Them Be Little” playing in the background, about three dozen people released balloons to mourn the death of 19-month-old Owen Daniel Reak on Tuesday. Owen died in Montrose County ...


Man dies in RV fire; two accused of arson

By Paul Shockley

Two men were arrested Tuesday in connection with an early-morning fire that killed one person inside a parked recreational vehicle at an Orchard Mesa property. Lucas John Schultz, 22, and Julius P. Sutton, 26, were booked at the Mesa County ...

Grand Junction firm fined for radiation violations

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has fined a Grand Junction company $240,500 for allegedly violating radiation-control rules. Advance Painting Services Inc., 2456 1/2 U.S. Highway 6 & 50, and its radiation safety ...

Fracking regs could cost billions, industry claims

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Proposed federal regulations of hydraulic fracturing could cost Americans more than $1.6 billion annually, an industry organization said, prompting an environmental group to call it money well spent. The Western Energy Alliance on Tuesday ...

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