Western Colorado

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Team finds clues of region’s earliest inhabitants

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The rock overhang sits at the mouth of a small canyon in the Salt Creek valley north of Loma. There are likely thousands of similar geological features scattered among the sagebrush- and juniper-dotted hills of northwest Colorado. But this ...

Deputy’s groin grab reasonable, sheriff says

By Paul Shockley

A deputy’s move to grab the testicles of a man who was resisting arrest was reasonable given the circumstances, albeit unorthodox, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department said Wednesday. Sheriff’s Department Deputy Hassan ...

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Shell: Oil shale blocked

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A rewrite of an environmental study for oil shale development in northwest Colorado is “a waste of taxpayer money” that is hindering development, a Shell Oil official said Wednesday. Dan Whitney of Shell Exploration and Production ...

Prop. 103 tax hike is certified for ballot

By Charles Ashby

Colorado voters will get a chance to decide this fall if they want to raise taxes for five years to benefit the state’s schools. That will happen because Secretary of State Scott Gessler announced Wednesday a petition effort to get such ...

High hits 101 degrees, breaking 1919 record

By Melinda Mawdsley

School has started. August is nearly over. But temperatures Wednesday indicate summer is not over. The thermometer hit 101 degrees at 3:25 p.m., Wednesday, setting a record high for the date in Grand Junction, according to the National ...

USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 1

By William Woody

Images from the finish of stage 1 of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, a 100-mile stretch from Salida to Creste Butte Tuesday afternoon.  ...

Arraignment in GJ delayed for doctor accused in patient deaths

By Paul Shockley

An arraignment scheduled Tuesday in Grand Junction for a former western Colorado doctor was continued until next week. Dr. Sam Jahani, 49, of Beaumont, Texas, is now scheduled to appear together with his former colleague, Dr. Eric Peper, 53, ...

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Oil shale critics voice views ahead of hearing today

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Congressmen conducting a field hearing today on oil shale need to keep in mind the rock they’re discussing has defied a century’s worth of efforts to squeeze oil from stone, skeptics said Tuesday. Four Grand Valley residents ...

Meeker school problem delays classes, results in shared facilities

By Dennis Webb

Seniors will be sharing a school building with second-graders in the Meeker School District this year, and all district students will start school two weeks late because of structural problems in Meeker’s year-old elementary ...

$12.5M school question going on ballot

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The Nov. 1 ballot will include a $12.5 million mill levy override question for voters living within School District 51 boundaries. District 51 school board members decided Tuesday morning to proceed with the override question after shaving $2 ...

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