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081110 Hanging Lake 101

Hanging Lake designated natural landmark of national significance

By Staff

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has designated Hanging Lake above the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon as a natural landmark of national significance. Natural landmarks are areas recognized for outstanding and unique biological or geological ...

Roadless rules get once-over

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MONTROSE — A plan for managing Colorado’s roadless national forest land fell short of allaying the suspicions of many who attended its introduction Wednesday in the Montrose Pavilion. The plan encouraged others, however, who said ...

Tipton pulls support for natural gas tax breaks

By Charles Ashby

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton was one of three Colorado congressmen who this week took his name off a bill designed to boost the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel. The measure, which awaits a hearing before the House Subcommittee on Energy ...

Police probe death of man in camper fire

By Paul Shockley

Witnesses told Grand Junction police they did not see anyone fleeing the scene of a burning camper Tuesday night before a man’s body was discovered inside “We have several witnesses who we believe were in the area around the time ...

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Pets freed from homes of hoarders

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Dogs barking at all hours of the night. Cats spilling out into the neighborhood anytime the front door opens. The stench of animal waste burning the nostrils of passersby. That’s what many people think of when they imagine the home of ...

Meet historical figures at ‘Night at the Museum’

By Staff

Tickets are now available for the Museum of the West’s “Night at the Museum” on June 23, 24 and 25. Visitors will follow the zany security guard through the darkened museum, where wax historical figures come to life to ...

Fruita guide guilty in Arctic hunting case

By Paul Shockley

A Fruita outfitter who admitted to illegally guiding hunters in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge recently was sentenced to five years probation and fined $60,000. Christopher Cassidy, 51, entered guilty pleas to a pair of ...

Ridgway residents protest plans for Family Dollar store in town

By William Woody

MONTROSE — As Family Dollar customers shopped in Montrose on Monday morning, a group of Ridgway residents picketed outside, protesting the discount store’s plans to open a similar store in the mountain community. “We just ...

061411 Lion of the year

Club salutes lion-hearted volunteer

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Jamie Hamilton was prepared, notes in hand, to speak to the Grand Junction Lions Club about the new Colorado Mesa University athletic program at the club’s annual luncheon Tuesday afternoon. Instead, he was surprised with a standing ...

Horizons lucrative for grayer Colorado

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Like Colorado’s sawtooth peaks, which are indicative of young, rising mountains, Colorado’s population is relatively youthful. Coloradans, however, are aging at a rate far more rapidly than that of their peers, demographically ...

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