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Chevron could transfer oil-shale lease

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Another company could take the oil-shale-experimentation site that Chevron Corp. is giving up, providing the new lessee met certain requirements, the Bureau of Land Management said. Chevron announced Monday it plans to “divest” ...

Expanded service eyed for Grand Valley Transit system

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Grand Valley Transit next month will roll out a series of long-sought-after system improvements, a package that will allow most bus riders to get around three hours later in the evening and double the frequency of bus runs on the ...

City Market for web

Shoppers: City Market making a ‘grave mistake’

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One by one, they approached the microphone in the middle of a room crammed so full of people that a partition separating the room from another room had to be opened. They struggled to contain tears and glared at the City Market corporate ...

Chevron halting oil shale effort

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Chevron Corp., one of the three companies issued leases to experiment on oil shale in 2007, is “divesting” its lease in northwest Colorado. “While our research was productive, this change assures that critical resources ...

Udall to test communities’ reaction to more wilderness

By Matthew Berger

In an effort to hear from a wide range of interests before proposing legislation, Sen. Mark Udall has launched a “collaborative, community-driven process” through which he hopes to hear citizens’ opinions on seeking ...


GarCo blocks asphalt plant

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Garfield County commissioners voted Monday against letting an asphalt plant operate next to an organic farm southeast of Rifle, after a growing outcry against the proposal from advocates for chemical-free, locally ...

D51 to host additional community budget forum

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School District 51 will sponsor a fourth community budget forum from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Monday at Mount Garfield Middle School. The district originally planned to have three community budget forums in February but decided to add a fourth session ...

Lochmiller wants lighter sentence

By Staff

Ponzi schemer Philip Rand Lochmiller should get at most 24 years in prison, his defense says in papers filed in U.S. District Court. Lochmiller, who is to be sentenced in March, also is asking that he be allowed to report for sentencing in ...

Online tool locates Democrat caucuses

By Staff

Colorado Democrats wanting to participate in caucuses March 6 can check online to learn where those will be conducted. On the front page of the party’s website, http://www.coloradodems.org, Democrats can enter their street address to ...

Prescribed burn on Grand Mesa to decrease debris

By Staff

Federal and municipal officials are planning to set fire to a thickly overgrown area of oakbrush on the west-facing slope of Grand Mesa sometime this spring. “Smoke will be very visible throughout the Grand Valley, Plateau Valley” ...

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