Western Colorado

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EPA finds contaminated water possibly linked to Wyoming wells

By Dennis Webb

Area oil and gas industry critics are praising the Environmental Protection Agency for tests that discovered drinking water contaminants were possibly connected to drilling-related activities in Wyoming. Among other findings, the EPA ...


Cottonwood Comeback

By Amy Hamilton

A small group of local residents has a vision for a portion of the Colorado River that includes shaded places to rest and a return to the native ecosystem. It’s a dream the 80-some members of the Friends of McInnis Canyons hope others ...


Addicts will pay for meth ring breakup

By Paul Shockley

The price of increasingly expensive methamphetamine will go even higher in Mesa County with the breakup of a massive meth operation in Denver, law enforcement officials say. The higher price for meth because of a sudden decrease in supply ...


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On Grand Mesa, a gap in time

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Tucked away on Grand Mesa, legend suggests, is a cave:  a hiding place for Spanish gold, the ancient meeting place of the Utes, or perhaps even the home of ancient civilization. It depends on the legend. From a distance, a rectangular ...


CBI in GJ 8-14-9

Looking for clues, and help

By Amy Hamilton

Every week in Denver, officials with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation wish they could get more staff members into the Grand Junction field office. “We talk about it here every week, the problems a lack of resources in Grand ...


Grand Junction businessman mulls run in 3rd District

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Among his first impressions of voters whom he may try to win over next year is that they feel disconnected from their government, said Ray Scott, a Grand Junction businessman who is considering a run for the 3rd Congressional District ...


Victim of budget cut has ‘no concept’ that world about to change

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Dennis Bray was something of a miracle four decades ago. He was the first baby to survive a surgery designed to repair his circulatory system, which was out of kilter at birth, according to his younger sister, Susan Bray-Hall. Survival came ...


Monument rangers arrest Fruita man after wreck

By Amy Hamilton

A 30-year-old Fruita man faces federal charges that he drove a stolen vehicle into a welcome sign on Colorado National Monument on Friday night, monument officials said. Jason Rowland Mathis was booked into Mesa County Jail after park rangers ...


Bargain hunters get odds-and-ends worth

By Amy Hamilton

If you couldn’t find what you were looking for Saturday at the World’s Greatest Yard Sale, it probably doesn’t exist. Any number of items such as decorative knickknacks, power tools and baby clothes spilled over tables and ...


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Ritter’s raid on Roan revenue rankles foe

By Dennis Webb

When Gov. Bill Ritter decided this month to use $14.3 million in Roan Plateau oil and gas lease revenue to help balance the state budget, it meant money no longer would be available to possibly help resolve litigation challenging those ...


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