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Felony cases drop in county

By Paul Shockley

With 2010 felony prosecutions in Mesa County on pace to drop to levels not seen in six years, District Attorney Pete Hautzinger suggests the county’s campaign against methamphetamine continues to show results. “It’s the one ...

Report dismisses claim that BLM is hampering drilling rule enforcement

By Dennis Webb

An Interior Department investigation has found little substance to allegations that some Bureau of Land Management supervisors discourage oil and gas inspectors from taking enforcement actions against companies. However, the ...

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KAFM raising funds to pay for improving studio, signal

By Melinda Mawdsley

The federal government has given KAFM radio the gift it most wanted. Earlier this year, the Federal Communications Commission decided that KAFM, a Grand Junction station at 88.1, could increase its power from 16 to 300 ...

Panel proposes plan for water needs

By Dennis Webb

A new report recommends a multipronged approach for action in meeting Colorado’s growing water-supply needs, including additional Colorado River development. Colorado’s Interbasin Compact Committee on Friday released a progress ...

DUI checkpoints for education as well as enforcement

By Rachel Sauer

Grand Junction Police Department officer Keith Wilson shined his flashlight into the driver’s side window of the black Audi sedan. “Have you had anything to drink tonight?” he asked the 17-year-old ...

Oil shale chairman elected

By Staff

Roger Day has been elected 2011 chairman of the National Oil Shale Association. Day is vice president of American Shale Oil LLC. He is in charge of oil shale operations at American Shale’s federal oil shale research, development and ...

Xcel rate may lower bills

By Staff

Xcel Energy applied for a rate change in commodity prices that will slightly raise electric bills and slightly decrease natural gas bills in the first quarter of 2011 compared with the fourth quarter of 2010. For both commodities, Xcel ...

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Paonia toddler missing since March; family asks for help

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After the latest episode of abuse, after the latest allegations of infidelity, Sierra Bogard decided she’d had enough. On March 6, the 23-year-old Paonia woman told her husband of five years, Jason, that she was done. She wanted a ...

Udall: Vote lifts cloud from gays who serve

By Charles Ashby

Colorado’s two senators were among a sizable majority in the U.S. Senate that voted Saturday to repeal the controversial “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy concerning gays in the military. U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet ...

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DUIs cost thousands, even for first-time offenders

By Charles Ashby

Two margaritas at lunch with a couple of friends turned into a yearlong nightmare for one Grand Junction woman. As a result of her first and only conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol, the 53-year-old woman, whom we’ll  ...

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