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Comments sought on proposed drilling

By Dennis Webb

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a proposal by Dejour Energy (USA) Corp. to drill for natural gas in the Garfield Creek State Wildlife Area south of New Castle. However, the agency says it will put off any decisions ...

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Sheriff releases videos of ‘Dog’ catch

By Paul Shockley

Surveillance videos in the lobby of the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department show visitors and employees in coughing fits after the arrival of a pepper-sprayed fugitive delivered by celebrity bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman and ...

District 51 schools survey will cost $48,000

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School District 51 will pay public finance firm George K. Baum & Co. $48,000 to survey local voters and analyze the survey results. Baum & Co., which has an office in Denver, created and mailed budget update fliers to more than 32,800 ...

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Marshals capture escaped killer

By William Woody

MONTROSE — A convicted murderer who escaped incarceration 32 years ago in Florida was arrested early Wednesday morning by federal officers at a cabin on the Uncompahgre Plateau in Montrose County. Frederick Mark Barrett, 60, was taken ...

Park status would help monument funding, tourism, speakers say

By The Daily Sentinel

The rules governing Colorado National Monument won’t change if the 20,000-acre unit of the National Park Service is upgraded to a national park, but it’s likely to be more favorably viewed by tourists and congressional ...

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1 dead, 1 injured in I-70 rollover

By Paul Shockley

One man died, and another suffered serious injuries Wednesday afternoon after a rollover accident on Interstate 70 in Grand Junction. Around 3:15 p.m., a westbound pickup drifted off the right side of the roadway along a curve, slammed into a ...

Company: Federal review no threat to uranium mill

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The U.S. Department of Energy will conduct an in-depth analysis of the environmental effects of uranium mining and milling in southwestern Colorado. The environmental impact statement will examine the effects of the Energy Department’s ...

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Grand Junction students sing in Austria for ‘Sound of Music’ documentary

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Ten Grand Junction High School students will appear on Austrian television this October as part of a documentary about global tourists’ fascination with “The Sound of Music.” The students were in Salzburg, Austria, as part ...

Pot-growing debris again found in Garfield County

By Dennis Webb

For a second time in about a month, Garfield County authorities found discarded debris associated with a marijuana-growing operation. The Garfield Sheriff’s Department said the new discovery was reported Tuesday on private property on ...

Want to avoid lines for license plates? Check out webcams

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Residents who want to renew their license plates in person but are intent on avoiding the long lines that occasionally plague the Mesa County motor vehicle offices can accomplish both by logging on. The county Clerk and Recorder’s ...

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