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Forest Service advances geothermal lease plan

By Dennis Webb

The U.S. Forest Service has given its consent to lease nearly 3,800 acres of national forest in southeastern Gunnison County for geothermal development. The decision is one step in a multilevel review process involving a confidential ...

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Family draws line in the turf

By Rachel Sauer

Their house is divided but still standing, though the thing most likely propping it up today is stubbornness. That, and intractable loyalty. “The Steelers are going to win,” says Faron Young. “Nope,” counters his ...

Capitol losing budget battle

By Charles Ashby

Legislators from both major political parties started the 2011 legislative session last month promising to cut the size of government, but the measures they have introduced so far would,  as a whole, do just the opposite. By law, every ...

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Aspinall building to get energy-efficiency boost

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The nonagenarian Wayne N. Aspinall Federal Building in downtown Grand Junction will show how large buildings can be brought back to the future, federal and other officials said Friday. The building, half of which was constructed in 1916, then ...

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Dog killer faces 6 years in drug case

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man serving a three-year federal prison sentence for killing a dog faces more prison time after a series of unrelated guilty pleas Friday. Steven Clay Romero, 38, could receive a maximum of six years in state prison after ...

Bill would shed light on ‘fracking’ fluids

By Charles Ashby

Rep. Roger Wilson knows there’s no money in the state’s coffers to increase monitoring of hydraulic fracturing fluids being pumped into some oil and gas fields around the state. But the Glenwood Springs Democrat wants to do what ...

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Husband formally charged in wife’s slaying

By Paul Shockley

The 7th Judicial District Attorney’s Office on Friday filed a second-degree murder charge against a Paonia man accused in the stabbing death of his wife. Nathan Yager, 38, also was ordered held on $250,000 bond at the Delta County Jail ...

Garfield County residents targeted in phone scam

By Staff

Garfield County residents reportedly are being victimized by a phone scam out of a Texas jail. The Rifle Police Department said residents there have been receiving collect calls from the Harris County Jail in Houston. When a resident accepts ...

Conservative group backing new crop of GOP candidates

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A slate of potential new leaders for the Mesa County Republican Party sought and won support from the Western Slope Conservative Alliance before the scheduled GOP vote this morning. The slate of candidates doesn’t necessarily reflect a ...

Judge gives uranium mill the go-ahead

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The planned Piñon Ridge uranium mill can go forward under Montrose County’s special-use permit, a judge ruled Friday. Seventh Judicial District Judge James Schum ruled the Montrose County Commission acted within its discretion last ...

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