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Occidental suspends its area drilling

By Dennis Webb

Occidental Petroleum has temporarily suspended all drilling in western Colorado’s Piceance Basin, largely as a result of low natural gas prices. Company officials weren’t commenting Thursday on the employment effects of the ...


Texas company buys D&M Wire Rope

By Staff

D&M Wire Rope of Grand Junction has been acquired by Delta Rigging and Tools of Lake Jackson, Texas. Delta Rigging has been buying smaller companies involved in the mining business for the past three years, increasing its territory and ...


Colorado’s congressional delegation pays little heed to Obama

By Staff

Colorado’s congressional delegation paid little heed to President Barack Obama’s plea that federal lawmakers set aside partisanship when considering a proposed economic stimulus package. The state’s congressional ...


Salazar wants federal version of Great Outdoors Colorado

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Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said he hopes to use the Great Outdoors Colorado model on the federal level to protect scenic landscapes across the country. Landscape protections are one of the “moonshots” that Salazar, a former ...


BLM seeks help in inventory of roads and trails

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The Grand Junction office of the Bureau of Land Management wants help from off-road warriors and others to help it complete its inventory of western Colorado roads and trails. The office already has inventoried 2,700 miles of routes, but ...


Plan may unionize public safety agencies

By Staff

A high-ranking state senate Democrat is considering introducing legislation this year that could encourage the unionization of local fire and police agencies — a prospect that concerns Mesa County leaders. Assistant Senate Majority ...


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Green expo draws hundreds in GJ

By Staff

Every day human waste, bundled in tiny plastic diapers, is trucked to the Mesa County Landfill. Melissa Matthews has a better solution. She and her husband own Tender Tooshies, a reusable diaper service based in Clifton. “There ...


ConocoPhillips reports $32M loss in 4th quarter

By Dennis Webb

ConocoPhillips on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of nearly $32 million to go along with recently announced plans to cut jobs and spending. However, company officials said they have yet to decide what these developments will mean for ...


29 eateries get top rating from health officials

By Melinda Mawdsley

Steve Zillinger can’t wait to frame his restaurant’s latest award. Zillinger’s business, My Favorite Muffin & Bagel Cafe, was one of 29 recipients of the 2008 Blue Ribbon Award from the Mesa County Board of Health. The ...


Reaction of downtown postal customers mixed over delivery five days a week rather than six

By Melinda Mawdsley

Grand Valley residents who enjoy getting mail on Saturdays may be in for disappointment. On Wednesday, Postmaster General John Potter appeared before Congress and said the Postal Service may be forced to scale back mail delivery from six days ...


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