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081110Michael McBride

St. Mary’s Hospital getting new CEO at ‘a crucial time’

By Rachel Sauer

In Texas, he oversees 602 beds and 2,000 employees on two hospital campuses. By comparison, St. Mary’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center is licensed for 350 beds. So, it would seem that when Michael J. McBride becomes president/CEO of ...


Delta Petroleum sells gas holdings to focus on Vega drilling

By Dennis Webb

Financially troubled Delta Petroleum Corp. plans to concentrate on its natural gas holdings in Mesa County after selling numerous other assets, including another interest in western Colorado’s Piceance Basin. Denver-based Delta has ...


080910 Dick Wadhams

Party bosses eye Nov. 2

By Charles Ashby

While Colorado voters cast ballots today to decide who should represent them in various races, leaders of the two major parties already are planning ahead for the general election Nov. 2 regardless of who wins. Colorado Republican Party ...


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Bond lowered for suspect in Fruita slaying

By Paul Shockley

A military veteran with training in explosives who is accused of killing a Fruita man was described by a prosecutor Monday as a “loose cannon” with a history of alcoholism and mental health disorders who believed he would make ...


Buck camp says Norton ‘distorting’ his record

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Jane Norton misrepresented her opponent’s record in decrying him as an isolationist, Ken Buck’s campaign said of Norton’s campaign stop in Grand Junction with Arizona Sen. John McCain. Buck, who was campaigning in Boulder on ...


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Whiff of cash from hint of lavender

By William Woody

Lavender, for many people throughout the West, is simply a decorative bush used in landscape designs. For Palisade peach farmer Ron Rish, it’s another source of income. At his Cloud Terrace Farm on Friday, hundreds of pounds of ...


080910 WEB Hogue

Living the message works, too

By Daniel Humphries

Megan Hogue spent part of her summer under the watchful eye of Vietnamese law enforcement. But it wasn’t for spying. Hogue, 20, of Fruita spent almost four weeks in the Asian country as part of a mission trip through Seattle Pacific ...


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McCain: Senate needs Norton

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The slayings of 10 aid workers in Afghanistan by the Taliban are a stark reminder of what could happen without American involvement there, U.S. Sen. John McCain said. McCain stumped Sunday at Mesa State College for Grand Junction native Jane ...


2nd legal target emerges in tainted-spring probe

By Dennis Webb

A regulator says the state is continuing to focus on Oxy USA in its investigation into contamination of a spring northwest of Parachute, even as the affected property owners have sued a second energy company they consider to be ...


Payday-loan limits among laws taking effect Wednesday

By Charles Ashby

Public indecency, payday lenders and lower speed limits in areas where wildlife cross roads are a few of the 110 new laws that go into effect Wednesday. One of the biggest new laws is an increase in the state’s renewable-energy standard ...


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