Western Colorado

Page 1488 of 1999

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Dedicated senior drives away in new Subaru

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Usually having perfect or near-perfect high school attendance is only worth personal pride in the achievement. But, to Dusty Copeland, it was worth about $19,000 Thursday. Copeland won the grand prize, a 2010 Subaru Impreza, from Grand ...

Mesa County foreclosures up in first quarter

By Emily Shockley

Slightly less than half a percent of all occupied homes in Mesa County sold at foreclosure auction in the first three months of 2010, giving the county the 12th highest foreclosure rate among Colorado’s 64 counties. Sales at auction of ...

Salazar’s onshore drilling reform hailed by some Colorado officials

By Dennis Webb

Past U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management leaders are among 60 former federal and state land and wildlife officials who signed a letter supporting Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s proposed onshore oil and gas drilling ...

Gunnison Energy acquires oil, gas lease near Cedaredge

By Dennis Webb

Gunnison Energy bought a federal oil and gas lease Thursday for 765 acres in Delta County on the flanks of Grand Mesa north of Cedaredge. Gunnison paid the minimum allowable bid of $2 an acre for the lease rights Thursday at the Bureau of ...

GOP Senate candidate Buck responds to criticism, firing jabs of his own

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Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ken Buck told about 60 supporters Thursday in Grand Junction that while he was campaigning on his GOP opponent’s home turf, Jane Norton was in Washington, D.C. Buck, the Weld County district attorney, ...


Stretch of interstate named in honor of Grand Junction man killed in Iraq

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The first 10 miles of Interstate 70 east of the Utah border will be named after a Grand Junction resident killed in the Iraq War three years ago. The Legislature approved a resolution Wednesday naming that section of the ...

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Mesa State graduation

By Staff

More then 1,200 students graduated from Mesa State College Saturday morning during a very rainy Commencement at Stocker Stadium in Lincoln Park.  ...

Teacher tenure bill approved

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Colorado teachers soon could have a new review process now that a bill dealing with how they get and keep tenure is on its way to Gov. Bill Ritter. Although lawmakers spent hours debating Senate Bill 191 in the Colorado House ...

Death threat in Valley fraud probe

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A private investigator working on behalf of the owner of collapsed Valley Investments said his life was threatened after he began contacting investors. The threat is a “potent example of the climate in the Grand Junction area concerning ...

Study addresses impact of loss of sagebrush habitat on wildlife

By Dave Buchanan

“One of the most tragic examples of our unthinking bludgeoning of the landscape is to be seen in the sage-brush lands of the West, where a vast campaign is on to destroy the sage and substitute grasslands.” — Rachel Carson, ...

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