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Senators want uranium compensation on fast track

By Staff

Colorado’s two U.S. senators are seeking a hearing on a bill that would expand the compensation program for the nation’s nuclear-weapons industry workers. Sens. Michael Bennet and Mark Udall, both Democrats, wrote to Senate ...

Blaze forces residents along river to evacuate

By Charles Ashby

In her 60-plus years of living in a small house at the end of 28 3/4 Road along the Colorado River, Trudy Buffington never had to evacuate her home. Then came Saturday. When a small brush fire broke out along the river within yards from her ...

Patrol issues 13 DUI tickets at checkpoints on Jam nights

By Charles Ashby

The 2010 Country Jam in Mack has been more than just the music of Lee Ann Womack, Clay Walker or Keith Urban. It’s also been about alcohol, at least is has been for the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. Reporting activity ...

Traffic Alert, June 27, 2010

By Staff

Road closures may affect traffic this week: 24 Road closure: On Monday, a private contractor will close 24 Road from F1⁄2 Road to G Road to complete a sewer tie-in for a private development. The closure will run from Monday through ...

Weekly Planner, June 27, 2010

By Staff

Sunday, June 27 Dream Catcher Horse Therapy, free clinic with Maree McAteer, Hotze Farm, 5814 Colorado Highway 348, Olathe, also July 25 and Sept. 5, 2 p.m., 984-3219. German American Club of Western Colorado annual picnic, Sherwood Park ...

Water Creek fire pic

Water Creek Fire, Rifle Colo.

By William Woody

Firefighters work to utilize a wildfire on the Roan Plateau Thursday June 24, 2010 in order to improve the natural habitat of the area. Today firefighters are using wildfires as an essential ecological process that can help clear out dead and ...

Regents vote to appeal gun ruling

By Staff

To Tillie Bishop, the question wasn’t whether the University of Colorado should ban concealed weapons on campus. It was about whether the CU Board of Regents had the authority to do so. That’s why the Grand Junction Republican ...

Attorney: Gas panel’s ruling is victory for citizens of GarCo

By Dennis Webb

An attorney for Garfield County landowners is hailing a Colorado Court of Appeals ruling holding that they are entitled to a state hearing over efforts to drill for natural gas near the Project Rulison underground nuclear blast ...

Anonymous donor gives $25,000 to help control pet population

By Staff

A $25,000 donation from an anonymous source will help provide low-cost spay and neuter services to local pets. The donor, operating under the name Emogene’s Fund, will provide $10,000 in certificates for assistance with spay and neuter ...

Woman in ‘Buddy’ case jailed again

By Paul Shockley

A woman who admitted last month to her role in a dog’s death on Colorado National Monument was arrested Thursday on allegations she repeatedly violated terms of her release. Melissa Lockhart, 32, 608 Canyon Creek Road, was arrested ...

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