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GarCo aims to slice $7M from budget

By Dennis Webb

A 2012 Garfield County budget proposal contains $7 million more in spending than in revenues, and county commissioners are looking for areas to save money and achieve a balanced budget. “At least from this commissioner, we need to come ...

Green River nuclear plant tough sell in Moab

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MOAB, Utah – More than two dozen people Tuesday lambasted plans for a nuclear power plant some 50 miles north of one of Utah’s best-known playgrounds. The Grand County Council hosted a presentation by Blue Castle Holdings, which ...


Accident victim won’t live, judge told

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Tearful relatives of a Grand Junction woman who was run down by an SUV while on a walk told a judge Tuesday that although they are praying for a miracle, the woman is in a coma and they don’t expect her to survive. “The charges ...


2 Telluride boys disappear

By William Woody

San Miguel Sheriff’s Department deputies continued their ground and air search Tuesday for two missing boys and the white pickup they were last seen with Sunday. Anyone with information about Christopher Ihinger, 12, and Danny Eberly, ...

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Snow predicted for high country

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Sunscreen and shorts are giving way to jackets and scarves, as the arrival of the first significant snowstorm of the season could dump up to a foot of snow in the mountains of western Colorado and drop temperatures close to freezing in the ...

Moss, former GJ physician, dies in crash

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Lyle Moss, a former Grand Junction physician, explorer and adventurer, died Friday in an airplane crash in Kentucky. Moss, 61, was a son of former Mesa County Judge Harold Moss and his wife, Ruth. He had been a family and emergency-room ...

Votes should be secret, Aspen says in appeal

By Charles Ashby

The Aspen City Council voted Tuesday to appeal to the Colorado Supreme Court a lower court’s ruling that election ballots are public records. Last week, a three-judge panel of the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that who Coloradans cast ...

New Senate map divides valley into three statehouse districts

By Charles Ashby

Rep. Laura Bradford won’t be R-Collbran anymore. That is, if Colorado House and Senate district maps that were approved by the Colorado Reapportionment Commission earlier this month become law. The 11-member panel officially filed ...

Comments sought on coal mine leases

By Staff

MONTROSE — The Bureau of Land Management’s Uncompahgre Field Office in Montrose is soliciting public comment on a pair of proposed modifications to existing coal leases submitted by Bowie Resources LLC. The modification would add ...

Montrose ends curbside recycling, blaming costs

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The Montrose City Council decided Tuesday to slash the residential curbside recycling program from the 2012 budget. The city-funded program will end Jan. 1, and the move is expected to save the city more than $200,000. The ...

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