Western Colorado

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Company eyes 700 million-barrel potential in oil shale tract

By Dennis Webb

A subsidiary of a Boston-based company plans to test oil shale development technology on private land in western Colorado’s Piceance Basin. General Synfuels International said in a recent news release it has obtained access to about 500 ...


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Teacher will show off hometown to students

By Amy Hamilton

Darren Kellerby has worked hard this year to smash some stereotypes. The 27-year-old Grand Junction native and Mesa State College graduate has been teaching high school students in a remote Alaskan village for two years and is traveling to ...


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Man shot at GJ apartment complex

By Paul Shockley

A man remained hospitalized Sunday evening after he was shot repeatedly in the pre-dawn hours only feet from the front door of his apartment. The man’s would-be assailant was at-large Sunday. Grand Junction police said the victim was in ...


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Men with cancer bond in support group

By Amy Hamilton

It was about five years ago when Walt Beigegrain flopped onto his bed, crossed his arms and felt a lump on his chest. “What is that?” he wondered. About five weeks later, after summoning the courage to seek help, his doctor ...


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Deals aim to increase travel, tourism

By Emily Shockley

Want to fly from Grand Junction to Hawaii? That’ll be $560 round trip. Prefer London? Prices are only $710 if you book now for July. Prices are the lowest they’ve been in years for some prime vacation destinations, thanks to ...


Riders in Montrose left at curb as cab company closes today

By Staff

The taxi business on the Western Slope has been traveling a bumpy road. Business is so bad in Montrose that the only cab company in the city is closing today. “This Sunday evening, May 31, 9 p.m., we will close our doors,” said ...


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Free vasectomy for Father’s Day

By Paul Shockley

“Hey, so, you’re having a vasectomy?” It’s the one question Dr. Jamie Lowe says she has yet to eavesdrop on at her Glenwood Springs medical practice. She wishes she heard it more, particularly from men. “The ...


Mesa County suicides at all-time high

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A new report shows the number of people who killed themselves in Mesa County reached all-time highs in 2007 and 2008, and suicide prevention experts acknowledge they’re having difficulty tackling a complex, misunderstood and underfunded ...


Silt woman hurt in crash

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A 21-year-old Silt woman remained in critical condition Saturday night after she was pulled from a creek after a rollover accident south of Silt early Friday. The Colorado State Patrol said Teal Harper was driving north on Garfield County ...


Forget memorizing, new academic standards call for conceptualizing

By Emily Shockley

Ask most kids to name all 50 states, and they quickly can browse Web-search results and spout the answer. New academic standards for Colorado, now in draft form, ask teachers to downplay simple facts such as the one above in classroom ...


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