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Wildfire near New Castle gets bigger

By Staff

Wind from recent storms has increased the size of a wildfire eight miles north of New Castle to 125 acres, but it is continuing to burn as anticipated, fire officials say. The Meadow Creek Fire was ignited June 26 by a lightning strike on the ...

Widespread cave closures predicted; fungus killing bats

By Dennis Webb

The U.S. Forest Service appears poised to close caves and abandoned mines in Colorado and several other states for a year in an attempt to protect bats from a fungus that is causing high mortality rates in the eastern United States. The ...

State to appeal ruling against drilling near Rulison nuke site

By Staff

State oil and gas regulators have decided to appeal to the Colorado Supreme Court after a lower court decided Garfield County landowners are entitled to a hearing over efforts to drill for natural gas near the Project Rulison underground ...

Mesa State gets OK to add nursing degrees

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Mesa State College received approval Thursday to offer a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and a Masters of Science in Nursing degree. Nursing will be the third area to offer a masters program at the college, and the doctoral program will ...

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More charges possible in fatal I-70 accident

By Paul Shockley

The Colorado State Patrol on Thursday said an investigation continues and charges are possible against more people in a fatal accident along Interstate 70 last month in which a trucker already has been charged. State Patrol Sgt. Aaron Lang ...

Professor behind body farm resigns to take job in Texas

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The professor spearheading the effort to establish a forensic anthropology research center at Mesa State College has resigned to take a job in Texas, but officials said his departure shouldn’t affect Mesa State’s nascent ...

GJ man who filed suit to keep Nortonoff ballot worked for 527 backing Buck

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A Grand Junction man who filed suit to keep Jane Norton off the Republican primary election ballot has worked for an organization backing Norton’s GOP opponent, Ken Buck, and did work as well for Buck. At the time he worked for the ...

Colorado’s gas permits lead region

By Dennis Webb

Despite heightened regulations, Colorado tops the region and is among the national leaders in oil and gas drilling permits for the first half of the year, a state regulatory official said Thursday. “Colorado’s oil and gas industry ...

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Mesa County to split duties for its top health officials

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In a reshuffling at the Mesa County Health Department, the director, Dr. Michael Aduddell, has been asked to take a job as the department’s medical officer while the department seeks a new operational head. Aduddell, who has headed the ...

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Grand Junction firm wins grant to develop experimental military weapon

By Charles Ashby

A Grand Junction company recently won a $100,000 U.S. government contract that could make an experimental military weapon practical. Engineered Coatings, which is at the Business Incubator Center, 2591 B 3/4 Road, last week won a grant to ...

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