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Sheriff: ICE move may botch smuggling case

By Paul Shockley

Four illegal immigrants who were witnesses in a human smuggling investigation in San Miguel County were expected to be deported by federal authorities in a move puzzling local law enforcement. “It’s certainly frustrating, ...


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Bank branches in Fruita, Orchard Mesa will close in January

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American National Bank branches on Orchard Mesa and in Fruita will close in January. The Fruita branch inside the Fruita City Market at 135 S. Plum St. will close at 5 p.m. Jan. 9, and the branch inside the City Market at 2770 U.S. Highway 50 ...


Voter turnout on track to break odd-year record

By Charles Ashby

The county is on track to tie or break a record in voter turnout for an odd-year election, according to data from the Mesa County Clerk and Recorder’s Office. As of Wednesday, 21,902 ballots had been accepted by the office for this ...


Bonuses for cash-saving employees shot down

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Mesa County commissioners this week rejected a proposal to reward county employees with a one-time cash bonus based on their ability to save the county money in the last two months of the year. A county employee compensation committee ...


Authorities searching for two hunters

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Search and rescue crews this morning were scheduled to resume the search for a Garfield County hunter who got lost in a remote mountainous area south of Silt. Officials from Mesa and Garfield counties spent a second day looking for Jim ...


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Split rig allows drillers to work in small spaces

By Dennis Webb

PARACHUTE—A year ago, placing a drilling rig in the narrow upper valley where Williams is operating one now in Wheeler Gulch north of Parachute would have required a costly and ugly excavation into a hillside. Today, a rig is finishing ...


Mischief mounts in Palisade over pot campaign signs

By Paul Shockley

Ruth Elkins said the upside is it will all be over in six days. Then, perhaps she won’t worry about the prospects for petty crime at her property in normally sleepy—but politically agitated for the moment—Palisade. Around ...


Proposition 103 foes fear money could be hijacked

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It would take the approval of the Legislature and Gov. John Hickenlooper to spend money raised by Proposition 103 on anything other than education if the ballot measure passes Tuesday. But opponents of the measure say they are concerned ...


State yanks license for firm selling oil securities

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado securities license of a Texas brokerage company has been revoked for illegally offering unregistered securities to oil and gas investors in the state, Colorado Banking and Securities Commissioner Fred Joseph said Wednesday. The ...


Returning war vets urged to be screened for rabies risk

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is asking veterans who returned home after serving in Iraq, Afghanistan and other nations connected to the war in the Middle East to check in with VA officials, after a soldier who had served in ...


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