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Colorado seeks to head off problems with runoff on inactive drilling pads

By Dennis Webb

The state is working with area energy companies to try to make sure they’re implementing measures such as runoff control and wildlife protection on inactive well pads amid the drilling slowdown. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation ...


GarCo commission: State must address fouled spring water

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Garfield County commissioners on Monday called on the state to take immediate action to remediate oil and gas contamination of spring water that caused a man to become ill northwest of Parachute 17 months ...


Kids Voting: District C candidate

By Staff

Special to the Daily Students and adults have only one day until Election Day. Voters will be voting on School Board members and term limits for Mesa County district attorney, sheriff and coroner. One of the school board candidates is Harry ...


1 dead, trail of blood in Pear Park

By Staff

Gunfire early Sunday in Pear Park left one person dead and another wounded, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. The names of the shooting victims have not been released. One person was detained by deputies but later ...


Council to consider medical pot moratorium

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The Grand Junction City Council on Nov. 16 will consider whether to impose a one-year moratorium on licensing medical marijuana dispensaries, as city officials grapple with a proliferation of the industry and the crime that has apparently ...


Stimulus funding barely a pulse for city

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The city of Grand Junction has had only limited success in obtaining millions of dollars in federal stimulus money, although the bulk of its applications still are pending. City officials have applied for nearly $40 million in funding through ...


Woman, 42, identified in fatal shooting in Pear Park

By Amy Hamilton

A 42-year-old Pear Park woman, Crystal Nash, died after a shooting in the 3000 block of Rood Avenue early Sunday, according to the Mesa County Coroner’s Office. The Coroner’s Office did not release the manner and cause of ...


County scheduling H1N1 vaccinations for kids

By Staff

The Mesa County Health Department will begin scheduling appointments for H1N1 flu vaccinations for young children at 7 a.m. today. This week’s vaccines will be limited to children between the age of 6 months and 35 months. Some ...


Taste for odd records? Try blast of pumpkin

By Amy Hamilton

It’s not as easy as you might imagine to break the Guinness world record for launching a pumpkin, but a team from Delaware did just that Sunday south of Moab, Utah. After failed attempts Friday and Saturday, and a little tinkering and ...


Experts advise against going to get-it-over-with swine flu parties

By Amy Hamilton

Invited to a swine flu party? It would be better to stay home and wash your hair. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, attending a swine party with the hope of contracting the virus and gaining immunity against it, ...


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