Western Colorado

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Development of Roan acreage on hold for now

By Dennis Webb

Some 55,000 acres on and around the Roan Plateau have been granted an additional two-month reprieve from oil and gas development. Companies that own the federal oil and gas leases on the acreage have committed to extend a voluntary agreement ...


State eyes firm’s assets in rebate-scam lawsuit

By Amy Hamilton

Elsie Tallieur may be one step closer to recouping money she was promised years ago in what the Colorado Attorney General’s Office is prosecuting civilly as a rebate scam conducted by a local man. Tallieur, 77, purchased siding for her ...


Woman heads to trial in killing of her husband

By Paul Shockley

A Whitewater woman charged in her husband’s slaying is scheduled for trial over 27 days in what could be the longest criminal trial in Mesa County in five years. Miriam Helmick, 52, entered not guilty pleas Tuesday to 14 felony counts, ...


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Gas giant ramping up its projects in Piceance

By Dennis Webb

At a time of general contraction in energy developers’ drilling operations in western Colorado’s Piceance Basin, one company working fairly quietly in Rio Blanco County has been proving to be the exception to the rule. That ...


GOCO delivers $615,178 to Mesa County

By Staff

Out of $9.6 million distributed statewide by Great Outdoors Colorado for parks and open space projects, Mesa County is receiving $615,178. Locally, the funds will go toward purchasing conservation easements, improvements to Fruita’s ...


State distributes grants for trails

By Dennis Webb

Two projects in Garfield County have received $200,000 apiece in state trails grants. Colorado State Parks said Monday that Garfield County is receiving the money for its South Canyon trail project, and the city of Rifle for its Rifle Creek ...


Freeze Valley Investments’ assets, filing asks court

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Valley Investments and its various companies “appear to have been a Ponzi scheme” that affected more than 200 investors who put more than $30 million into the scheme, according to court papers. The actual value of the assets in ...


State a quarter-billion in debt

By Emily Shockley

Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry predicted the 2009-2010 budget would remain balanced for a mere 45 days when the legislative session ended May 6. Forty-seven days later, the state revenue forecast confirmed his fears. The forecast, ...


Energy Master Plan ready for county to use

By Staff

It’s been years in the making, but the Mesa County Energy Master Plan is finally finished. The Energy Master Plan was requested by the County Commission more than two years ago. County staff and Skinner went to work and created a Web ...


Alcohol suspected in rollover that killed woman, 21

By Melinda Mawdsley

Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in a rollover that killed a 21-year-old Mesa County woman, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Trooper D.J. Erickson said the woman was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the 1998 Toyota ...


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