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Are drillers really hurting, group asks

By Charles Ashby

Utah officials’ recent touting that the state now has more than 10,000 producing oil and gas wells has prompted one Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group to question why some folks are saying the industry is hurting. Exceeding the ...

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Montrose school will offer help to parents

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Northside Elementary School next month will celebrate renovation of one of its classrooms into the school district’s first resource room for parents. The room will give parents the ability to check student grades and ...

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Bombers have mission to Montrose

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A pair of World War II bombers will descend into Montrose next week as part of Salute to Veterans,  an annual event hosted by the Black Canyon Jet Center and the Arizona Wing of the Commemorative Air Force. The B-17 ...

Telluride poised to join lawsuit against uranium mill permit

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Telluride as early as today could try to intervene in a lawsuit attacking a hazardous-materials-handling permit for a proposed uranium mill in Montrose County. The Telluride Town Council this month retained a Washington, D.C.-based ...

Trooper fired at from SUV on Orchard Mesa

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A Colorado State Patrol trooper was reportedly shot at early Sunday as he attempted to pull over a dark gray SUV for speeding on Orchard Mesa, authorities said. Someone opened fire on the trooper after he turned on his overhead emergency ...

Dead trees as biomass energy might lift economy

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The dead wood of Colorado’s lodgepole pine forest should be harnessed as biomass energy before it becomes fuel for a conflagration, a former Aspen mayor said. One way to do that could be a biomass project in Eagle County, where a Provo, ...

Montrose powow

By William Woody

Representatives from dozens of different Native American tribes dance during the grand entry of the second annual Montrose Indian Nations Powwow at Friendship Hall in Montrose Saturday, Sept. 24.The three-day celebration began Friday and ...

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Encana extends capacity of directional drilling

By Dennis Webb

When Encana Oil & Gas (USA) was trying to figure out how to drill for the natural gas beneath a narrow box canyon north of Parachute, it was time for some out-of-the-box thinking. The company’s solution? It drilled a remarkable ...


Friends of District 51 mobilize effort to pass mill-levy override

By Paul Shockley

Supporters of a School District 51 mill levy override question were told Saturday to intensify efforts to get their message out and dot the Grand Valley with some 1,500 yard signs that urge passage of Referred Measure 3B. The effort is being ...

Shale oil firm bundling with 2 others

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The shale oil company that first attracted investment from an East Coast telecommunications giant and then from Total, the French petroleum producer, is about to be spun off into its own energy-related business entity. American Shale Oil, ...

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