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Change in lease law cuts county budgets

By Dennis Webb

Millions of dollars in federal mineral-lease distributions for Mesa and Garfield counties last year are cutting sharply into the payments in lieu of taxes they are receiving from the U.S. government this year. John “Chip” Taylor ...


New medical marijuana law clear only in cities with bans

By Charles Ashby

The effect of new medical-marijuana regulations that go into effect today depends on whether local governments even intend to use them. That’s because the first thing the new law requires is for localities to decide whether they even ...


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Shooting victim made ‘bad decision’

By Paul Shockley

A man who was shot Monday outside a home in Gateway told investigators he drove from Florida intent on getting inside the home to retrieve firearms ammunition he claimed belonged to him, according to an arrest warrant affidavit. William ...


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Family visiting Grand Junction injured in rollover

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A van carrying a family traveling from Minnesota to Grand Junction to visit relatives rolled on Interstate 70 Wednesday afternoon, ejecting a teenager and sending several people to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening ...


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Trucker: Rig had stalled eight hours before fatal crash

By Paul Shockley

An Illinois man facing a criminally negligent-homicide charge told authorities his tractor-trailer had been broken down on the side of Interstate 70 for nearly eight hours Tuesday before a fatal accident occurred near his truck. Tinauris C. ...


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Launch of Cameo solar project celebrated

By Emily Shockley

Xcel Energy’s coal-fired power plant at Cameo and a demonstration solar project that became operational at the site this spring are likely to shut down at the end of this year, according to an Xcel official. That doesn’t rule out ...


Montrose area eyed for plant, 200 jobs

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Government and economic development officials in Montrose County said Wednesday they are close to persuading an international manufacturing company to bring up to 200 new jobs to the community. The state,  Montrose County, the Montrose ...


Wolf signs at ranch vague, tests show

By Dave Buchanan

Samples of what researchers thought was wolf scat near De Beque were too decomposed to prove their origin, according to a lab report issued this week. The Robert Wayne Lab at UCLA conducted DNA tests of what the researchers picked up on the ...


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Palisade Rotary Club is fifth in Grand Valley

By Emily Shockley

The Grand Valley officially launched its fifth chapter of Rotary International last month when the Palisade Sunrise club was chartered. The club reached 20 members in June, making it eligible for a Rotary charter. Members had been meeting as ...


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Utes, other tribes reconnect to culture

By Bob Silbernagel

FORT DUCHESNE, Utah — MaryLee Longhair grew up speaking Ute on the Ute Reservation of northeastern Utah. A Ute woman, Longhair didn’t start speaking English until she entered grade school. “It was real difficult,” she ...


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