Western Colorado

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West students collect blankets for troops

By Emily Shockley

West Middle School students want to collect 300 blankets for soldiers and local families before Dec. 14. The students are part of the Latino Education Achievement and Graduation program for Hispanic student enrichment. They have collected 45 ...

Civil suit complicates defense for Montrose doctor in federal probe

By Paul Shockley

A civil lawsuit against a Montrose doctor who also is the subject of a criminal investigation has ground to a halt as the doctor faces two stark legal choices, attorneys said in recent court filings. Dr. Sam Jahani can either assert his ...

Plan for an energy efficient holiday

By Emily Shockley

Saving money and the ozone and being environmentally friendly this holiday season can be tricky. Calculating how much fuel it took to get a Thanksgiving feast to your plate, checking how much energy Christmas light displays will suck up and ...

Farmers praise Salazar for cautious approach

By Dennis Webb

A group of farmers and ranchers is praising Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s cautious approach toward oil shale development. Sixty people signed a Rocky Mountain Farmers Union letter to the former U.S. senator from Colorado on the ...

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Pipelines push value of Rockies gas

By Dennis Webb

Jim Zadvorny remembers a time a little more than a year ago when it was difficult to basically even give away natural gas produced in the Rockies. “There were Rockies trades for 1 cent (per million British thermal units) one day in ...

Man shot in chest, found in Junction home backyard

By Amy Hamilton

A man was taken to a local hospital and treated for a gunshot wound to the chest after being found in the backyard of a Grand Junction home early Saturday morning, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Police are not releasing ...

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Beetle-battered trees to be removed with help from federal stimulus grant

By Dave Buchanan

Seven Colorado state parks, including three on the Western Slope, will benefit from a $647,400 grant through funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The grant, provided by the Colorado State Forest Service, will employ crews ...

Crooks’ attorney may ask to move trial

By Paul Shockley

An attorney for a former Grand Junction Police Department officer may seek to move the officer’s domestic violence trial away from Mesa County because of pretrial attention. Martha Kent, a private attorney who represents former officer ...

Victim of motor home fire yet to be identified

By Dennis Webb

Authorities had yet to confirm Friday the identification of the person who died in a fire in a motor home near Glenwood Springs earlier this week. The victim’s body was found after firefighters knocked down the flames early Tuesday at ...

No agreement yet in Roan gas development

By Dennis Webb

A second court-ordered settlement conference aimed at resolving litigation over oil and gas development on the Roan Plateau near Rifle has failed to produce an agreement. Court documents indicate the conference focused partly on the idea of ...

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