Western Colorado

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Rifle all fueled up for change

By Staff

A community that long has had one foot planted in traditional energy development now is working to plant the other just as firmly in the emerging alternative-energy industry. The city of Rifle is planning an Energy Innovation Center with the ...

Energy Initiative helps green Colorado’s communities

By Staff

When Gov. Bill Ritter launched his New Energy Communities Initiative with $10 million in grants in 2008, the idea was to foster community programs in areas such as energy efficiency and conservation and carbon-emissions reduction. It also ...

Heating a home from the ground up

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Arch and Bonnie Archuleta look to the earth to heat their 9,000-square-foot home on Orchard Mesa, but they burn nothing and rely on a minimal amount of electricity. The geothermal system that operates out of a section of their basement fits ...

Renewable energies a growing segment of power picture

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The sunny skies of western Colorado and eastern Utah along Energy Alley are a powerful source of energy awaiting capture. Heat trapped underground, likewise, is waiting to be turned to use on the surface. Renewable-energy advocates also are ...

Dog reportedly dragged to death in Monument

By Amy Hamilton

Officials at the Colorado National Monument today are investigating a case in which someone dragged a dog to death this morning up Rim Rock Drive. Officials say tracks in the snow indicate the dog was walking, running and then dragged beside ...

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Affordable housing vacancy drops to 1%

By Emily Shockley

Grand Junction’s vacancy rate has risen, but those vacancies aren’t showing up in the form of affordable housing. That was evident in the most recent state numbers, as the city recorded the lowest affordable-housing vacancy rate ...

Missing horses not abandoned, owner says

By Amy Hamilton

A Glade Park man whose three horses were found by searchers on Dec. 21 insists he didn’t abandon the animals. Bob Cunningham said he was scouting for hunting terrain on Pinon Mesa in late October when the three horses, two mares more ...

New homes to offer resources, sanctuary for people with disabilities

By Amy Hamilton

Mesa Developmental Services will break ground today on construction of three new group homes that will be specially designed for people with severe disabilities. The homes are slated to absorb 24 of the 32 clients who currently live at the ...

Attorney for alleged Ponzi schemer wants off case

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction attorney representing the accused head of Valley Investments wants off the case, citing pretrial publicity. “Counsel is informed that the government will be seeking to have this case tried in Grand Junction,” ...

Driver faces charges in I-70 rollover

By Paul Shockley

A California trucker faces charges after authorities allege he caused his semitrailer to roll on Interstate 70 near the Colorado-Utah line early Tuesday, scattering a load of tomatoes on the roadway and slowing traffic for roughly 10 ...

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