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Feds want 30 more days on oil shale issues

By Dennis Webb

The federal government says it now has the key people in place to evaluate legal challenges over oil shale decisions, but they still need to be brought up to speed on the matter. As a result, the Obama administration is requesting a fourth ...


Longtime Collbran cowboy cashes in grazing permit after 61 years

By Staff

Clifford Hill hardly ever gets more than a half-day’s drive from his home in Collbran. “I got to be home by chore time,” Hill said. Those chores still have the 84-year-old up before daybreak and in bed well after dark, but ...

Teen accused of trying to sell Ecstasy at party

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A California woman was arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of attempting to sell Ecstasy at a party. Tawny Sky Cavins, 19, of El Cajon, Calif., could face charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to ...


Sheriff’s Department expands successful program

By Amy Hamilton

Kalub Krieger, 27, has been in and out of jail for various misdemeanor crimes, but it wasn’t until recently that the concept of giving back to the community began to sink in. Krieger is working off a 30-day jail sentence for ...

DDA, symphony will give Avalon a tryout as orchestra continues search for new home

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The Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra and Downtown Development Authority will develop a plan that will lay out what needs to happen in order for the orchestra to move its performances to the Avalon Theatre. The orchestra, the DDA and the city ...


Pit bull lover will help make breeds’ case at rally against ban in Denver

By Amy Hamilton

There’s no denying that Margaret Csikos of Grand Junction loves her one-and-half-year-old dog, Sophie. The two are inseparable and travel together frequently. But not to Denver. Csikos, an interior designer and a grandmother who enjoys ...

Hotel sites mulled by city

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The economic recession that has plagued the country and western Colorado hasn’t stopped one developer from attempting to add to hotel rooms here. The Grand Junction Planning Commission on Tuesday is expected to approve a preliminary ...

Revenue shortfall brings mosquito spraying to halt

By Staff

The North Fork Mosquito Abatement District in Delta County is halting operations early this year “due to lagging and uncertain property tax collections,” according to a district news release. The district is owed approximately ...


Police, sheriff step up anti-graffiti effort

By Emily Shockley

Will Hertel said he never has spray-painted graffiti. But he spent the last 14 weekends painting over it. Hertel and his crew mates with the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department workender program paint over graffiti and gang signs. They ...

Barrett may drill 3,200 wells atop the Roan Plateau

By Dennis Webb

Bill Barrett Corp. plans to drill up to 3,200 wells atop the Roan Plateau, 15 times the projection the Bureau of Land Management used in analyzing the impacts of oil and gas development there. Attorneys for Earthjustice, representing the ...

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