Western Colorado

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Legislator to run again for Salazar’s House seat

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Three years ago, Scott Tipton, a Cortez Republican who was largely unknown to the 3rd Congressional District, was trounced by the Democrat incumbent, John Salazar. That was the year Congress changed from Republican to Democrat ...

Drilling permit fee hiked amid debate over its necessity

By Dennis Webb

A federal drilling permit application fee first implemented a few years ago and increased this month by $2,500 should raise $45.5 million to pay for the government’s costs for processing oil and gas permits. Bureau of Land Management ...

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Roice-Hurst expansion may help control noise

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It’s no surprise dogs at the Roice-Hurst Humane Society in Clifton bark, yelp and make noise. But so do some of the hound’s neighbors. Neighbors of the four-decade-old pound, 3320 D 1/2 Road, have been complaining for years to ...

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Teen fights rare combo of diseases

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Mike Bamford yearns to jam a tee in the ground, waggle the driver and launch a Titleist as far as it will go, then set out to find the orb and wind up again. For the moment, though, the 16-year-old looks less like a golfer and more like a ...

Penry hasn’t made decision about McInnis endorsement

By Emily Shockley

Mesa County Republicans lost one hometown hero in the gubernatorial race this week. Luckily, they had a spare. Mesa County Republican Party Chairman Chuck Pabst said Sen. Josh Penry of Grand Junction’s decision to exit the race to ...

Central debate team second in 11-team meet

By Staff

The Central High School speech and debate team placed second in the Moffat County Bulldog Invitational speech tournament Friday and Saturday in Craig. Students from 11 high schools from western Colorado and Wyoming participated in the ...


San Juans wilderness push gains momentum

By Dennis Webb

Colorado’s U.S. senators have joined the push for wilderness and other protections for more than 61,000 acres in the San Juan Mountains. Democrats Mark Udall and Michael Bennet have introduced the San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act, a ...

Pipeline to send Piceance gas to west U.S.

By Dennis Webb

Williams’ Northwest Pipeline GP has completed a 26.4-mile pipeline project to help connect Piceance Basin natural gas with western U.S. markets. Tulsa-Okla.-based Williams said Tuesday that Northwest Pipeline has received authorization ...


Military was a way of life for veteran of World War II

By Emily Shockley

Benton Young Burton Jr. thought he was headed to war after the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor. His mother had other thoughts. “She said, ‘You’re going to school tomorrow,’ and that was the end of it,” ...

‘I’m a realist,’ Penry says of ending his bid

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DENVER — Soon after the Republican victories last week in New Jersey and Virginia, two Grand Junction Republicans running for the governorship of Colorado were on stage at Colorado Christian University waging their own political ...

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