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Tipton, Bennet take seats in Congress

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Scott Tipton and Sen. Michael Bennet will be sworn in today as the 112th Congress gets under way. Tipton, a Republican from Cortez, was elected in November on his second bid for the job when he unseated Rep. John Salazar, the Democrat who ...


Bear killing spurs review of regulations

By Dave Buchanan

An outpouring of sentiment over the legal but controversial killing of a bear inside its den by a licensed hunter has driven the Colorado Wildlife Commission to consider possibly regulating such acts. The Wildlife Commission at its meeting ...

Club 20’s Brown picked for Hickenlooper Cabinet

By Charles Ashby

Reeves Brown will head the Colorado Department of Local Affairs after Gov.-elect John Hickenlooper takes office next week, the Hickenlooper’s transition team announced Monday. Brown, executive director of Club 20 for the past 10 years, ...

Pinon Grill operations on City Council agenda

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction City Council members will have a full plate of items to consider Wednesday night. Possibly the most controversial decision involves a recommendation by city staff to issue a contract to city-owned Two Rivers Convention Center to ...

County reduces fairgrounds fees for Lions Club

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The Mesa County Commission agreed Monday to slash fees charged to the Orchard Mesa Lions Club for use of the county fairgrounds, saying the county’s partnership with the service club is worth more than the fee revenue. The fairgrounds ...

Garfield proceeding with state hearing on drilling in Silt area, at least for now

By Dennis Webb

Garfield County commissioners on Monday rejected an agreement Antero Resources had proposed to head off a state hearing over proposed natural gas well spacing near Silt. However, commissioners called for their legal staff to continue ...

Drilling permits were 3rd-highest ever for last year

By Dennis Webb

Colorado in 2010 posted its third-best year ever for oil and gas drilling permitting, according to year-end figures. The state fell just short of the 6,000 mark last year, with 5,996 permits being issued, said David Neslin, director of the ...

Sen. White’s wife will replace him

By Charles Ashby

Jean White will be the new legislator to represent Senate District 8. The northwest Colorado district’s vacancy committee selected White late Monday to replace her husband, Sen. Al White, R-Hayden, who resigned the seat to become head ...

Glade Park is still after Pepsi grant for school

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Glade Park School earned enough online votes in November and December to spend a third month competing for a $250,000 Pepsi Refresh grant in January. But hope has dwindled that the school will beat out hundreds of other ideas to win the ...

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Montrose sends unit to war

By Rachel Sauer

There were Rojas and Eckart, Ybarra and Pleshek, Sorenson, Fox, Savitske, Johnson and Adams. There were Gibson and Goates and Grieger. In all, 82 soldiers standing at attention. The men: shorn almost to the scalp. The women: pinned back, ...

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