Western Colorado

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San Juans wilderness push gains momentum

By Dennis Webb

Colorado’s U.S. senators have joined the push for wilderness and other protections for more than 61,000 acres in the San Juan Mountains. Democrats Mark Udall and Michael Bennet have introduced the San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act, a ...

Pipeline to send Piceance gas to west U.S.

By Dennis Webb

Williams’ Northwest Pipeline GP has completed a 26.4-mile pipeline project to help connect Piceance Basin natural gas with western U.S. markets. Tulsa-Okla.-based Williams said Tuesday that Northwest Pipeline has received authorization ...


Military was a way of life for veteran of World War II

By Emily Shockley

Benton Young Burton Jr. thought he was headed to war after the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor. His mother had other thoughts. “She said, ‘You’re going to school tomorrow,’ and that was the end of it,” ...

‘I’m a realist,’ Penry says of ending his bid

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DENVER — Soon after the Republican victories last week in New Jersey and Virginia, two Grand Junction Republicans running for the governorship of Colorado were on stage at Colorado Christian University waging their own political ...

Briefs, Nov. 11, 2009

By Staff

Car-seat checks Friday by appointment The Mesa County Health Department will offer car-seat checks from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, by appointment only. People should call and leave a message on the 24-hour child passenger safety line at ...

Suspect in fatal beating avoided arrest before surrendering

By Paul Shockley

A Denver police official said 27-year-old homicide suspect Sahr Mbawa avoided arrest with false claims when he was contacted by a Denver officer days before his surrender. Denver police spokesman Sonny Jackson said a patrol officer on the ...

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Police: Suspect used stolen money

By Paul Shockley

Mesa County sheriff’s investigators were on the trail of robbery suspects after one of them used cash from a gas-station holdup to buy cigarettes and gum at another gas station, according to an arrest affidavit. Thomas McComb, 18, ...

Ritter appoints 3 new Mesa State trustees

By Emily Shockley

Dan Robinson and Jerome Gonzales, both of Grand Junction, and Cecil M. Hernandez of Aspen will become Mesa State College trustees in January. Gov. Bill Ritter on Monday announced their appointments to the board. The three will replace Glen ...

Eligibility expanded for swine flu vaccine

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The Mesa County Health Department has expanded the number of people who can receive the swine flu vaccine this week. Health officials say people between the ages of 5 and 64 with chronic medical conditions can receive the vaccine. Previously, ...

Teacher pay, bond issue ‘on the table’ as District 51 looks at budget

By Emily Shockley

School District 51 has some intricate cutting to do to balance the 2010–11 budget. The cutting process will look more like a shave if all goes as planned, according to Superintendent Steve Schultz. “We may shrink some things, but ...

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