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Antero says it has no plans to drill in town of Silt

By Dennis Webb

SILT — Antero Resources officials have sought to dispel speculation by residents that it plans to drill for oil and gas in the town of Silt. The company’s denial of that rumor hasn’t fully eased the concerns of some ...

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20 boulders rip through I-70; no one hurt in midnight slide

By Dennis Webb

State highway crews cast frequent and wary glances toward the cliff above them Monday as they scrambled to clear a jumble of fallen boulders that closed a major interstate highway through Glenwood Canyon. Despite a gaping hole in the pavement ...

Man accused of sexually assaulting three girls

By Paul Shockley

A Fruita man was arrested Sunday on suspicion he sexually assaulted three young girls over nearly six years. Jose Elizario Gallegos, 58, 816 E. Ottley Ave., surrendered at Mesa County Jail on a warrant alleging five counts of sexual assault ...

Blotter, March 9, 2010

By Staff

Pit bull attack reported The owner of some alpacas took matters into her own hands when pit bulls dogs began attacking her animals on Sunday, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. A woman in the 3100 block of F 3/4 Road ...

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Traffic light signaling expansion for Fruita

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Construction will begin this week to install a traffic signal and widen one of Fruita’s busiest intersections. Workers will replace a four-way stop at Colorado Highway 340 and Aspen Avenue and with a signal and install curb, gutter ...

Measure puts penalty on employer in lawsuits

By Charles Ashby

When discrimination happens in the workplace, employees who have unfairly lost their jobs have few places to turn for help, particularly on the Western Slope, supporters of a bill to fix that say. That’s why Rep. Claire Levy, D-Boulder, ...

Health-reform foe plans fight

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Not every health care fight is being waged in Washington, D.C. Battle plans are being devised in Colorado for a fight over a ballot measure that would in theory allow the state to opt out of a federal health care scheme. The “Right to ...

Tribal leaders hope count equates to federal dollars

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One group eager to see the results of the 2010 Census is tribal leaders in the Southwest, who are counting on the census to help them attract federal dollars and better understand their own tribes, census officials said. “We’re ...

More people willing to cooperate with census

By Staff

Census forms will go out the week of March 15 to households across a nation that seems more willing to participate in the decennial population count, census officials said. Last December, 5 percent of respondents to a Census Bureau poll said ...

Weekly Planner, March 7, 2010

By Staff

Sunday, March 7 The Adrian Empire, Lincoln Park, 12th Street and Gunnison Avenue, 12:30 p.m., 314-2627, 260-4634. Western Colorado Atheists and Freethinkers, Mesa Mall Community Room, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50, 3 p.m., 216-9842. Snowshoe ...

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