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HEALTHCARE 12-15

Colorado senators waiting on budget study before deciding on health bill

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After meeting with President Obama on Tuesday, both Colorado senators said they’re awaiting the results of a budget study before committing to a pending health care proposal. Sens. Michael Bennet and Mark Udall, both Democrats, also ...


Shooting details hazy; 2 victims still in hospital

By Paul Shockley

Two of the five men who were shot early Sunday at a Fruitvale home were listed in fair condition Tuesday, according to a St. Mary’s Hospital spokeswoman. The five, who range in age from 16 to 22, were wounded around 2:15 a.m. at a party ...


WILLIAMS POLLUTION CONTROL

Oil, gas air rules drifting

By Dennis Webb

When it comes to how the Environmental Protection Agency regulates oil and gas industry air pollution, the agency “has been invigorated, to say the least,” environmental advocate Jeremy Nichols says. Change is in the air regarding ...


Exxon’s move ‘good signal’ for gas firms

By Staff

In a move seen as a vote of confidence in the future of America’s natural gas industry, ExxonMobil said Monday it plans to acquire XTO Energy Inc. in a $41 billion deal. Both companies have operations in western Colorado’s ...


County nixes public hearings for subdivisions

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Mesa County developers and property owners who want to subdivide their land and build homes or a business on it will soon be able to skip a series of public hearings and have their projects approved administratively. County commissioners ...


Bullet fired into ex-cop’s apartment

By Amy Hamilton

A former Grand Junction police officer was sitting at his computer in his Clifton apartment Sunday night when a bullet blew through a shared wall and whizzed about 2 feet over his head, according to an arrest affidavit. Courtney Crooks, 24, ...


Airport rides out turbulence

By Emily Shockley

Grand Junction Regional Airport is on track for another record year. If 686 people fly in December, the airport will break last year’s record of 211,917 passengers on scheduled commercial flights. Last December, 19,662 people boarded ...


Funding woes plague Marillac Clinic

By Amy Hamilton

A bust in the local economy in the 1980s created a need for affordable health care for working class families. From that need, Marillac Clinic was created in 1988. Marillac is a nonprofit clinic providing health services to low-income ...


Suspect in shootings could face 5 counts of attempted murder

By Amy Hamilton

A Fruitvale man who allegedly shot and injured five people during a party early Sunday may be charged with five counts of attempted murder, according to Mesa County District Attorney Pete Hautzinger. Joshua Gregory Anton, 20, who lives at ...


Gas company gets permits for Battlement Mesa well pads

By Staff

Battlement Mesa natural gas operations dating back almost two decades now have the proper land-use permitting after Garfield County commissioners on Monday rectified an oversight by energy companies and the county. Commissioners voted 3-0 to ...


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