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Colorado company trying to dent Chinese dominance in rare earths

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A Greenwood Village-based company’s plan to reopen a rare-earths mine in California is taking shape even as the world’s largest exporter of rare earths is hoarding them. China, which supplies 95 percent of the rare earths used ...

Western State to consider name change

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Six months ago, a survey found then-Mesa State College students, alumni and staff preferred University of Western Colorado to any other suggested name for the school. The college’s board of trustees decided to rename the institution ...


Jewelry-box raids for cash

By Amy Hamilton

Gold recently has hovered around $1,660 an ounce, a robust rate for the precious metal, which has seen its value steadily march upward from about $300 an ounce at the beginning of the millennium, a decade ago in October. Gold hit a record high ...

Magazine: Montrose a good place for the young

By Staff

Montrose County was listed as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People on Wednesday by America’s Promise Alliance for the county’s efforts to support disadvantaged youth, after-school programs and community-oriented ...

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Two more enter race for Mesa County Commission

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Two longtime Mesa County residents are the latest entrants into Mesa County Commission District 1 race. Former County Commissioner John Leane and current Planning Commission member John Justman have joined four other candidates seeking to ...

Victims may speak at fraud sentencing

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There might be many angry investors who are left to recover but a few pennies on the dollar from the collapse of Valley Investments, but only two signed up to ask for retribution at a sentencing hearing, according to one. Two employees of ...

Driver hurt as semi rolls down ravine

By Paul Shockley

A semi hauling a trailer near Collbran careened off a road and hundreds of feet down a ravine, seriously injuring its driver, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Trooper Heather Cobler said the semi and trailer, owned by oil and gas ...

Override backers raise nearly $37,000

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Referred Measure 3B advocacy committee Friends of School District 51 raised nearly $37,000 between Aug. 30 and Sept. 28, according to a finance report filed Monday with the Colorado Secretary of State’s office. The campaign’s ...

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Stolen items found inside Hilltop van, affidavit says

By Paul Shockley

Police in Tennessee on Sunday found three laptop computers, 10 cell phones and an air pistol inside a van believed stolen last month from Hilltop Community Resources by a former employee, according to court records. The Chevrolet van was ...

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Family seeks details in stabbing death of Montrose man

By William Woody

A Montrose family is still trying to piece together the details that led to the stabbing death of Shaun Peter Cassidy in Fort Collins. Cassidy died Sunday of a stroke related to massive blood loss after he was stabbed in the neck with a beer ...

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