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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 ...

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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 ...

Are drillers really hurting, group asks

By Charles Ashby

Utah officials’ recent touting that the state now has more than 10,000 producing oil and gas wells has prompted one Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group to question why some folks are saying the industry is hurting. Exceeding the ...

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Montrose school will offer help to parents

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Northside Elementary School next month will celebrate renovation of one of its classrooms into the school district’s first resource room for parents. The room will give parents the ability to check student grades and ...

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Bombers have mission to Montrose

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A pair of World War II bombers will descend into Montrose next week as part of Salute to Veterans,  an annual event hosted by the Black Canyon Jet Center and the Arizona Wing of the Commemorative Air Force. The B-17 ...

Telluride poised to join lawsuit against uranium mill permit

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Telluride as early as today could try to intervene in a lawsuit attacking a hazardous-materials-handling permit for a proposed uranium mill in Montrose County. The Telluride Town Council this month retained a Washington, D.C.-based ...

Trooper fired at from SUV on Orchard Mesa

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A Colorado State Patrol trooper was reportedly shot at early Sunday as he attempted to pull over a dark gray SUV for speeding on Orchard Mesa, authorities said. Someone opened fire on the trooper after he turned on his overhead emergency ...

Dead trees as biomass energy might lift economy

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The dead wood of Colorado’s lodgepole pine forest should be harnessed as biomass energy before it becomes fuel for a conflagration, a former Aspen mayor said. One way to do that could be a biomass project in Eagle County, where a Provo, ...

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