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Top sheepdogs run in Carbondale

By Dennis Webb

CARBONDALE — When 2010 National Sheepdog Finals champion handler Pat Shannahan competed in the opening day of this year’s championship Tuesday, he helped inaugurate another major event in western Colorado’s deep tradition ...

Board: Wyo. water conduit merits study

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The Colorado Water Conservation Board agreed to put down as much as $72,000 to begin looking at a proposed pipeline from Wyoming to Colorado. The Flaming Gorge pipeline, which would send water from the reservoir on the Green River to the ...

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Preschool growing faster than its students

By William Woody

MONTROSE — As a mother of young children and an educator, Amber Gardner has made early-childhood learning and development her crusade. As director of Bright Beginnings, a preschool and child-care facility, she was happy to show off the ...

Red tape reduced to 2 months for rancher’s hydropower plan

By Dennis Webb

A Meeker rancher’s project is the nation’s first to make use of a new process streamlining the permitting process for small hydropower generation, the Governor’s Energy Office said Wednesday. The approval of rancher George ...


Getting most from her team

By Amy Hamilton

A quiet air of concentration settles over the workshop at Labor Solutions, 2850 Chipeta Ave. From his wheelchair Paul Baldwin is sorting and pushing lids off a tray into a chute to box them up. Tanya Fishback is counting out rubber rings, a ...

Board considers water pipeline to Front Range

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado Water Conservation Board is poised today to approve funding for a special panel to look at whether a controversial idea to pump water from southwestern Wyoming to Colorado’s Front Range is feasible. Some board members said ...

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Federal agency tour touts uranium mining comeback

By William Woody

PARADOX VALLEY — Education and full disclosure is what government and uranium mining insiders say is key for the industry to rebound in the Uravan mineral belt of western Colorado. The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy ...

Tipton sets up second Grand Junction hearing on energy regulation

By Staff

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., plans to host another hearing in Grand Junction next week about what federal regulations may be getting in the way of energy development in the nation. The hearing, Tipton’s second on the same subject, ...

GJEP may have new director soon after drawing wide interest for job

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The Grand Junction Economic Partnership could have a new executive director by the end of next month, according to the chairman of the partnership’s board of directors. More than 80 people applied to lead the local economic development ...

Ruling lets Montrose hospital board proceed with plans to lease facility

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A judge Tuesday denied a motion by the Montrose County Commission to prevent the Montrose Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees from entering into a controversial 50-year lease of the medical facility and operations. In July, ...

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