Western Colorado

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Methane found in coal mines ‘can be quite profitable’

By Staff

As long as companies have pulled coal from mines in Colorado, they’ve contended with methane problems. About 5.5 trillion cubic feet of coal-bed methane are believed trapped in the Piceance and Uinta basins split by Energy Alley, ...


SEARCH RESCUE HILL 12-27

Banker, vet find fulfillment with search and rescue

By Melinda Mawdsley

It took Bob Marquis 30 years to find the perfect way to volunteer. Now, at 59, his only regret is that he didn’t join Mesa County Search and Rescue sooner. “It’s teamwork like you don’t get in other aspects of ...


Area births and marriages, through Dec. 24

By Staff

— Births Delta County Memorial Hospital: Baldemar and Claudia Balderrama, Delta, twin daughters, Dec. 18. Corey and Holly Rupp, Cedaredge, a son, Dec. 19. Dustin and Leah Edmonds, Delta, a son, Dec. 20. Darren Galpin and Tiffany ...


After xmas shopping 12-26-9

Shoppers find day-after-Christmas deals

By Amy Hamilton

Michael Reinhardt of Delta knew exactly what he wanted for Christmas as he made a beeline for a downtown Grand Junction shop on Saturday. As she has most years, Reinhardt’s wife, Nancy, decided to buy her husband a gift the day after ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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