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Curry bill would keep river rights-of-way in public hands

By Charles Ashby

Commercial rafting companies would be able to take their guests on rivers that cross through private property whether landowners like it or not under a measure Rep. Kathleen Curry plans to introduce next session. Though settled in other ...

Shine on, full moon, blue or not

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While some will gaze at a blue moon as the clock strikes 12 tonight, strict Farmers’ Almanac adherents will simply see a full moon. The Maine Farmers’ Almanac, in its 1932 through 1957 editions, defines a blue moon — which ...


Snow to let up for a cold New Year

By Amy Hamilton

You’re in heaven if you like the powdery snow and cold temperatures. Temperatures tonight for New Year’s Eve celebrations will be especially chilly with lows at about 7 degrees, according to the National Weather Service of Grand ...

Rifle all fueled up for change

By Staff

A community that long has had one foot planted in traditional energy development now is working to plant the other just as firmly in the emerging alternative-energy industry. The city of Rifle is planning an Energy Innovation Center with the ...

Energy Initiative helps green Colorado’s communities

By Staff

When Gov. Bill Ritter launched his New Energy Communities Initiative with $10 million in grants in 2008, the idea was to foster community programs in areas such as energy efficiency and conservation and carbon-emissions reduction. It also ...

Heating a home from the ground up

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Arch and Bonnie Archuleta look to the earth to heat their 9,000-square-foot home on Orchard Mesa, but they burn nothing and rely on a minimal amount of electricity. The geothermal system that operates out of a section of their basement fits ...

Renewable energies a growing segment of power picture

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The sunny skies of western Colorado and eastern Utah along Energy Alley are a powerful source of energy awaiting capture. Heat trapped underground, likewise, is waiting to be turned to use on the surface. Renewable-energy advocates also are ...

Dog reportedly dragged to death in Monument

By Amy Hamilton

Officials at the Colorado National Monument today are investigating a case in which someone dragged a dog to death this morning up Rim Rock Drive. Officials say tracks in the snow indicate the dog was walking, running and then dragged beside ...

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Affordable housing vacancy drops to 1%

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Grand Junction’s vacancy rate has risen, but those vacancies aren’t showing up in the form of affordable housing. That was evident in the most recent state numbers, as the city recorded the lowest affordable-housing vacancy rate ...

Missing horses not abandoned, owner says

By Amy Hamilton

A Glade Park man whose three horses were found by searchers on Dec. 21 insists he didn’t abandon the animals. Bob Cunningham said he was scouting for hunting terrain on Pinon Mesa in late October when the three horses, two mares more ...

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