Western Colorado

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Tamayo lands spot to train

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Charlie Tamayo, the gold-medal winning Cuban gymnast now hoping for a chance to compete in the Olympics as an American, has found a place where he can train as well as coach. Tamayo, 27, had worked with aspiring gymnasts in a makeshift gym in ...


Teen carries on neighbors’ ribbon tradition

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

For more than 20 years, the trees that line north Fourth Street in Grand Junction have been decorated with red ribbons to celebrate the holiday season. Those who live on the street aren’t sure when the uniform decorations began going ...

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16 million tons of uranium mill tailings moving away from Colorado River site

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Crews have taken the first bites out of the old uranium mill-tailings pile in Moab, Utah, beginning a yearslong process of transferring it far from the Colorado River. Abut 630,000 tons will have been moved from Moab to the disposal cell near ...

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West Lake turns into hockey rink

By Melinda Mawdsley

Firefighters typically discourage people from playing on ice, but they made an exception Sunday. Members of the Grand Junction Fire Department staged an informal hockey game Sunday on the frozen pond at West Lake State Wildlife Area. Before ...

Clifton man suspected of theft

By Melinda Mawdsley

An anonymous tip led to the Saturday arrest of a 43-year-old Clifton man, said Martin Donohue, an officer with the Grand Junction Police Department. Mark Alan Muth, 3239 D 1/2 Road in Clifton, was arrested Saturday morning on suspicion of ...

Company wants to build Uranium plant near Green River

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The fourth time could be a charm for a nuclear-power plant in the shadow of the Book Cliffs overlooking the Green River valley at the west end of Energy Alley, the 150 miles from Green River, Utah, to Rifle. Three times since the 1960s, said ...

Two companies push Uranium mining in region

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The uranium industry was born on the west end of Energy Alley, the run from Green River, Utah, to Rifle. It has burst into bloom and sputtered to obscurity more than once. Like the half-lives by which radiation is judged to decay, though, the ...

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Recession: Talk of the town ’09

By Emily Shockley

Although the national economy began to crumble in the previous year, 2009 will forever be remembered as the year Mesa County slid along with the rest of the country into one of the worst recessions in United States history. The oil and gas ...

Road of riches

By Staff

Story by GARY HARMON The stretch of rolling, sagebrush-plugged adobe and rock stretching from Green River, Utah, to Rifle doesn’t look like a vast storehouse of energy. Appearances, however, are deceiving. In fact, the stretch along ...


Penry quiet about 2010 election plans, won’t be McInnis’ running mate

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State Sen. Josh Penry, R-Grand Junction, said he isn’t interested in joining the ticket of his onetime rival, Scott McInnis, as the candidate for lieutenant governor. “If I were hell-bent on being on the ticket, I’d still be ...

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