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Grand Valley buses could run later at night

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Grand Valley Transit riders who have clamored for longer bus service hours for years may soon get their wish. The Grand Valley Regional Transportation Committee voted unanimously Monday to recommend that buses run three hours later in the ...

Oil, gas leases on public land down significantly

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Oil and gas leasing on public lands is down significantly from 2008, and revenue to the federal government as a result are down 44 percent, according to an industry analysis. The Western Energy Alliance said its analysis showed that the ...

Another Colorado paper to charge for website

By Charles Ashby

The Greeley Tribune is the latest Colorado newspaper that will charge readers for its online content, the newspaper announced Sunday. The transition, which is to begin in November, is part of a national trend among newspapers large and ...

Uranium mill advances case on water rights

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Energy Fuels Resources is trumpeting an agreement it reached with two environmental organizations for a water right to run its proposed uranium mill. The Sheep Mountain Alliance and Living Rivers had filed as objectors to Energy Fuels’ ...

Campaign on to lower selenium level

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The presence of selenium in the Gunnison River Basin is slowly changing the way farmers, land developers and others do business. It will do so more in the coming years as a small flood of organizations, including the U.S. Bureau of ...

Import store 3 rob 092611

Man robs store at gunpoint

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction police officers are investigating a Monday morning armed robbery at International Imports, 2892 North Ave. A man who brandished a gun and demanded money and goods was able to get away with an undisclosed amount of cash and some ...

Records: Wiretaps sink meth ring

By Paul Shockley

Authorities used wiretaps to build criminal cases against 12 people for alleged involvement in a methamphetamine-distribution organization, according to records made public Monday. Carlos Ballardo-Lopez, 66, 299 Cherry Lane, who is referred ...

092611 mill levy ballot

Sixteen school districts seeking tax overrides

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Mesa County Valley School District 51 and De Beque School District 49-JT will have plenty of company on Election Day when it comes to seeking mill levy overrides as a way to plug holes in state funding. Sixteen school districts have placed ...

August sales of homes up; prices down

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Mesa County home sales surged in August compared to the same time last year, but foreclosures continued to drag down prices, according to a report released last week. A total of 226 homes sold last month, a 46 percent jump over August 2010, ...

Balance sought for judicial nominating panels

By Charles Ashby

Gov. John Hickenlooper and the state’s courts are looking for people to serve on the nearly two dozen state panels that nominate judges. There are 46 openings on 20 of the 23 judicial nominating commissions, which review applications ...

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