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Rangely mine seeks new coal reserves

By Dennis Webb

A Rio Blanco County coal mine is proposing exploratory drilling to look for additional coal reserves it can develop near its existing operation and leases. Blue Mountain Energy Inc., operator of the Deserado Mine about seven miles northeast ...

Encana affirms funding for Parachute kindergarten

By Dennis Webb

A donation by Encana Oil & Gas (USA) apparently again will cover tuition for the second half of the school year for students enrolled in full-day kindergarten in the Parachute and Battlement Mesa areas. Garfield County School District 16 ...

Gas field hazards kept fresh for workers

By Dennis Webb

PARACHUTE — When an industry group offered training last week on dealing with potentially deadly hydrogen sulfide in the gas fields, Foo Torrez, a driver for Blac Frac Tanks, considered it two hours well-spent. Torrez said he has been ...

Juvenile stops train service

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A juvenile’s illegal presence on Union Pacific Railroad property temporarily disrupted train service Wednesday, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. The juvenile, whose name, age and gender were not released by the ...

Lawsuit against troopers to proceed

By Paul Shockley

A judge denied a request to temporarily halt a wrongful death lawsuit against Colorado State Patrol troopers in the shooting of a Redlands man. U.S. Magistrate Judge Kathleen Tafoya declined to grant a stay requested by attorneys for State ...

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Grand Junction memorial helps 9/11 survivor cope

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At first, Grand Junction resident Sally Benson didn’t talk about Sept. 11, 2001. She didn’t want to relive the day a friend from the town where she was living, Deptford Township, N.J., chose to take her to the South Tower of the ...

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3M helps Montrose school for second year

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Educators at Northside Elementary School last week received a donation from 3M to help improve the school’s science curriculum and fund new ways to engage students in learning. Earlier this year 3M, which has a plant ...

New website made easier for voter registration

By Staff

The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office has made some changes to its website to make it easier for people to register to vote or make changes to their registrations. The website, http://www.govotecolorado.com, also includes voter ...

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9/11 inspired man to move to GJ

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Too many sources of terror remain untouched by the efforts of the United States and others, said a Grand Junction man who moved to western Colorado as a result of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. “Since that event, the world has not been ...

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GJ man met 9/11 hijacker in flight school

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The bold pencil line drawn down the map, an aeronautical section chart of the East Coast, runs across Connecticut, through Manhattan and stops dead at the group-obstruction marker for the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. The line was ...

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