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Junction soldier honored for bravery

By Amy Hamilton

Brett Krueger has a knack for walking on the wild side. So it was not particularly surprising to his family that the 2002 Central High School graduate, now a U.S. Army Ranger, was the squad leader who helped bring down a senior al-Qaida ...


Fatal crash victim, 49, was local businessman

By Amy Hamilton

Quentin O. Spendrup loved anything space-related, so his wife, Mary, planned a 50th birthday surprise trip to Orlando, Fla., to visit the Kennedy Space Center. But the life of Quentin O. Spendrup, 49, “a compassionate man with a heart ...


Mining firm must identify contaminants in 20 days

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A Montrose company was ordered this week to determine what types and quantities of contamination are present at its recycling facility. Montrose District Judge Jeff B. Herron ordered the Elizabeth Mining and Development Co. to identify ...


Planning process improves, but problems still exist

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A three-year study of Grand Junction’s planning process has found that developers’ perceptions improved over time but that concerns identified early on — including the length of time the process takes, difficulty with ...


Legislator plans bill to base tax on mileage

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A proposal to tax Colorado drivers for the number of miles they drive is getting back on track in the Colorado Legislature. State Sen. Suzanne Williams, D-Aurora, plans to introduce a late bill in the session that would test a mileage-based ...


Panel approves most new rules on oil and gas

By Dennis Webb

A legislative panel Friday night approved the bulk of a package of new Colorado oil and gas rules, rebuffing attempts to remove provisions some lawmakers criticized as overreaching and contrary to legislative intent. The joint Committee on ...


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TROOPERS TRACKING LINKS BETWEEN CELL PHONE USE, CRASHES

By Amy Hamilton

Just about any driver can relate. You’re behind the wheel and another driver, chatting away on a cell phone, isn’t paying attention to the road. You steer your vehicle out of harm’s way, maybe escaping a collision, and ...


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TROOPERS TRACKING LINKS BETWEEN CELL PHONE USE, CRASHES

By Amy Hamilton

Just about any driver can relate. You’re behind the wheel and another driver, chatting away on a cell phone, isn’t paying attention to the road. You steer your vehicle out of harm’s way, maybe escaping a collision, and ...


Delta Petroleum reports loss, cuts employees

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Delta Petroleum Corp., which has significant Piceance Basin holdings, laid off several employees this week. The cutbacks were a sharp reversal from the ambitious plans the company had less than a year ago for the Piceance Basin. During the ...


Suspect in fatal crash hears charges

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The Parachute man being held in connection with the deaths of a mother and her 6-month-old daughter Saturday morning could face as many as 84 years in prison. Derrick Maxfield, 20, learned Thursday morning of the dozen charges he faces in ...


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