Western Colorado

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Artifacts-theft suspect appears in U.S. court

By Paul Shockley

An Orchard Mesa man under federal indictment in a regional artifacts theft investigation was allowed on Monday to remain free on a personal recognizance bond. Robert B. Knowlton, 66, 1602 Dolores St., was advised Monday afternoon in Denver by ...

Debate over fracking bill heats up

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — After an energy company located a drilling fluid pit near Rick Roles’ home south of Rifle several years ago, he became “deathly ill,” he says. He has yet to fully recover and still is unable to ...

GJ council postpones vote on historic-district zoning

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The Grand Junction City Council on Monday postponed a decision on whether to approve a zoning designation that would permit land uses other than single-family homes in the city’s historic district. Council members also delayed a ...

DA seeks more state dollars to cover costs of criminal trials

By Paul Shockley

Facing the prospect of exceeding his office’s budget for criminal trials for the second consecutive year, District Attorney Pete Hautzinger said he anticipates asking the state for supplemental dollars before the end of 2009. Through ...

Postal Service cutbacks threaten Glade Park service

By Staff

The U.S. Postal Service is in full retreat, closing offices and considering limiting days of operation. For the residents of Glade Park, a tiny community above Grand Junction and south of Colorado National Monument, the Postal Service’s ...


Owners of 43 acres hope city will alter Redlands zoning for increased housing

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Couple wants to share scenic wealth Step through the front doors of Ed and Ruth Ehlers’ home and your eyes immediately are drawn to floor-to-ceiling windows that afford a sweeping view of the Colorado National Monument. That’s a ...

Second group sues EnCana over royalties

By Dennis Webb

Some 45 royalty owners who opted out of a class-action lawsuit against EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. have filed a separate suit against the company in Garfield County, contending they are owed more in royalties than they have been paid. The ...


Idle subdivisions vexing builders in Grand Valley

By Staff

When Ed Slater began building a subdivision in 2006, he had more customers than homes. “We saw a tremendous growth, a tremendous interest,” he said. The Sundance subdivision, southeast of F 1/4 and 24 1/2 roads, had 32 ...

Fire destroys 3 Montrose stores; $4M in damage

By Melinda Mawdsley

Three Montrose businesses were destroyed late Saturday by a fire that caused an estimated $4 million in damage. The Montrose Fire Department was dispatched to 1521 Ogden Ave. at 10:45 p.m. Saturday on a report of a large structure fire. ...


Palisade market extended to fall

By Melinda Mawdsley

Downtown Palisade looks like a painting to at least one local orchard owner. “I say it’s more Norman Rockwell,” said Carol Zadrozny of Z’s Orchard and Produce outside Palisade. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every summer ...

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