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Slowdown to continue during 2010

By Staff

As little as a year and a half ago, it seemed energy companies couldn’t drill fast enough as they sought to tap some of the trillions of cubic feet of natural gas along the north side of Energy Alley in western Colorado. Starting in ...


Natural gas operations in Piceance Basin slow; new technology helps eastern U.S. drilling grow

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Tucked into northwest Colorado and bisected by Energy Alley, the Piceance Basin is one of the nation’s most significant reservoirs of natural gas, but one that long resisted exploration and production. It underlies Grand Mesa and some ...


Doctor barred from writing prescriptions

By Amy Hamilton

A Montrose doctor under federal investigation cannot prescribe medications, according to a recent restriction placed on his Colorado’s medical license. Dr. Sam Jahani, who operated offices in Grand Junction, Delta and Montrose, cannot ...


Veterans Affairs takes steps to make using Web site more user-friendly

By Amy Hamilton

Veterans who haven’t used the Veterans Affairs Web site in a while to help manage health needs, might want to try it again. The My HealtheVet site, which can be accessed through http://www.myhealth.va.gov, added new features in the past ...


Court adjourns for longtime pro

By Amy Hamilton

From divorce cases to murder trials, there’s not a word uttered in open court that Dave Orton hasn’t snatched up and written down. For the past 21 years in the courtrooms of Mesa County District Court Judge Thomas Deister and his ...


Mesa County opens rural land for business events

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Owners of large parcels of agricultural land in Mesa County should soon find it easier to host large-scale social events on their property as a way to make money off land that traditionally has yielded few profits or a loss of income. County ...


911 tape: Woman says actor Sheen brandished knife

By Staff

The wife of actor Charlie Sheen told police her husband held a knife to her throat, pinned her on a bed and threatened to kill her after she told him she wanted a divorce. “You better be in fear. If you tell anybody, I’ll kill you ...


Somerset mines consider proposed roadless exemption crucial

By Staff

While two mines in the Somerset area remain interested in methane capture, a bigger political issue for them at the moment may be the roadless debate. Greg Schaefer, vice president of external affairs for St. Louis-based Arch Coal’s ...


Methane found in coal mines ‘can be quite profitable’

By Staff

As long as companies have pulled coal from mines in Colorado, they’ve contended with methane problems. About 5.5 trillion cubic feet of coal-bed methane are believed trapped in the Piceance and Uinta basins split by Energy Alley, ...


SEARCH RESCUE HILL 12-27

Banker, vet find fulfillment with search and rescue

By Melinda Mawdsley

It took Bob Marquis 30 years to find the perfect way to volunteer. Now, at 59, his only regret is that he didn’t join Mesa County Search and Rescue sooner. “It’s teamwork like you don’t get in other aspects of ...


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