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Mining proposal stuns Redstone

By Dennis Webb

REDSTONE — When a national forest official recently told residents of the Redstone area about renewed interest in mining coal up a valley where millions of dollars have been spent on reclamation from a former mine, “It just ...

House panel receives Bradford traffic stop report

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The Denver Police Department has turned over all of the information it has about the January traffic stop of Rep. Laura Bradford to a House ethics panel looking into suspected drunken driving and improper use of a legislative ...

Blotter, Feb. 9, 2012

By Staff

Threat outside bar alleged Joseph David Windscheffel, 30, 336 Catkin St., was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of threatening another man with a knife early Tuesday morning outside of Quincy Bar, 609 Main St. Windscheffel was arrested on ...

No fast cash in oil shale, nonpartisan agency says

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Critics of oil shale development crowed Wednesday about a Congressional Budget Office conclusion that leasing land for oil shale development would provide no immediate revenue boost to federal coffers. The issue is significant because oil ...

First influenza hospitalization of 2012 in Mesa County

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A child has become the first Mesa County resident to be hospitalized with influenza in 2012. The Mesa County Health Department reported the hospitalization Wednesday. It was the first hospitalization of a person with influenza in the county ...

Greyhound won’t have stop at mall

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A committee Tuesday nixed plans to include Greyhound with a new Grand Valley Transit bus station north of Mesa Mall, executing a U-turn after neighboring residents and property owners voiced concerns about crime and pedestrian safety. The ...

Caucuses draw out the youth vote

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Mesa County Republican caucuses, historically the domain of long-in-the-tooth political veterans, were infused Tuesday evening by a large bloc of young voters and first-timers eager to make Barack Obama a one-term president. Mothers and ...

More students not ready for college courses

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Nearly two of every five students who graduated from a local high school in 2010 and enrolled for the first time in a Colorado college or university in the fall that year were deemed ill-prepared for postsecondary math or language ...

Laura Bradford

Lawyer: Ethics probe ‘ridiculous’

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The ethics complaint against Rep. Laura Bradford is “ridiculous” and should be dismissed, the Collbran Republican’s Denver attorney said in a response letter Tuesday to the House panel investigating her. In ...


Coroner: Killer had shed ankle monitor

By Paul Shockley

A Mesa man who shot and killed his estranged girlfriend, then took his own life, was not wearing his court-ordered ankle monitor when he stormed her home last week, according to the Mesa County Coroner’s Office investigator in the ...

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