Western Colorado

Page 1471 of 2000

Police replace tent homes

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Grand Junction police have given 11 new tents to a group of transients in connection with an investigation of allegations that three officers damaged their property in early May. Jacob Richards, who filed a formal complaint earlier this month ...

060110 Moab tailings

Money woes may slow tailings cleanup

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Cleanup of the 16-million ton uranium mill-tailings pile near Moab, Utah, could be slowed for lack of funding, the head of the project said. The U.S. Department of Energy cleanup that is hauling the pile north to Crescent Junction was helped ...

Former Interior official drops ties to Roan case

By Dennis Webb

A woman who had authority over planning for oil and gas development on the Roan Plateau while she was a high-level federal official has withdrawn from involvement in a lawsuit over leasing of the plateau. Rebecca Watson had represented Bill ...

Hundreds gather at veterans’ cemetery

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Growing up in Pomeroy, Iowa, it was tradition for Mary Jo Hughes and her three brothers and sisters to visit the town’s cemetery on Memorial Day, to decorate the graves and pay homage to those who had gone before them. “It was ...

Legislator has stake in La Plata County lawsuit

By Charles Ashby

The Gunnison legislator who may be faced with the difficult challenge of running a re-election campaign as a write-in candidate has one final chance to get her name on the fall ballot. Rep. Kathleen Curry left the Democratic Party late last ...

053110 3A Randy Dee Huff

Man accused of vehicular assault

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A transient staying at a North Avenue motel was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion that he tried to drive over a worker directing traffic at the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series after ignoring the worker’s ...

052910 Outreach garden

Garden is payback for help

By Amy Hamilton

Not long ago, the vacant lot across from Rich Nye’s home was a barren and overlooked patch of dirt and rocks alongside a downtown Grand Junction street. But back in February, Nye had a vision for the lot, and that idea has taken root. ...

Gravel pit plan raises concerns for neighbors

By Emily Shockley

Neighbors of a proposed gravel pit at 104 29 3/4 Road are concerned that traffic associated with the pit will put a strain on the narrow, two-lane road. More than 50 people attended a picnic May 22 so they could discuss the proposed pit and ...

Fruita tries to keep hold of shoppers

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There are roughly 11,000 people living in Fruita who may be eating and shopping a lot somewhere other than where they live. The way city officials see it, there’s no reason they can’t do those things at the west end of the Grand ...

053010 Gas fire

Gas line severed; fire, flood come next

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A Grand Junction homeowner digging a trench to install an irrigation line in his backyard accidentally hit a gas line Sunday afternoon, sparking a fire that burned for hours and created a spectacle in a downtown neighborhood. The residents at ...

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