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Group: Air samples contain toxins

By Dennis Webb

Nine air samples collected by the public near natural gas drilling in Colorado and New Mexico found four carcinogens and 18 other toxic chemicals, including hydrogen sulfide at a Garfield County home, a new report says. The nonprofit group ...

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Palisade town manager Sarmo to retire at end of September

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Palisade Town Administrator Tim Sarmo will retire at the end of September, saying he wants to conclude a 33-year career in public management so he and his wife can travel more. Sarmo tendered his resignation to the Town Board on Friday but ...

Bystanders save victim of flash flood

By Amy Hamilton

A woman who washed away in eight feet of rushing water mixed with mud and debris was lucky to be alive Tuesday after being rescued by onlookers. A host of rescue agencies rushed to the area of 27 1/4 Road and the desert at approximately 11 ...

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Frenzy at convenience store led to standoff

By Amy Hamilton

Several motorists at a Clifton gas station derailed a gunman’s plans to steal their vehicles after flatly refusing to hand over their car keys, according to an arrest affidavit. George Roloff, 34, was in custody Monday on a $1 million ...

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Suspect tried to steal cars at store, then invaded Clifton home, affidavit says

By Amy Hamilton

Tear gas residue still hung in the air Monday morning, burning the throats and eyes of residents at a destroyed Clifton duplex that was the center of a police standoff with a gunman the day before. With the electricity still turned off at ...

Lochmiller assures client on recording

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Philip Rand Lochmiller told a prospective investor in March 2009 that he listed only one investor at a time on lots in Valley Investments projects. Jurors in Lochmiller’s trial in U.S. District Court in Denver listened Monday to a tape ...

Child-care fund runs low, forces out 57 families

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About 120 children whose families now receive low-income child care help will lose that aid, the Mesa County Commission decided Monday, hoping to extend the life of the program. Had the commission rejected the proposal, the county’s ...

Western U.S. energy to surpass imports. report says

By Dennis Webb

By 2020, the West will produce more energy than the United States imports from Saudi Arabia and seven other nations combined, a new report issued by an industry group predicts. However, it says that production could be jeopardized by current ...

Federal raid at Incubator still a mystery

By Paul Shockley

With neighbors including a nearby shooting range, the sight of firearm-toting law enforcement officers isn’t all that uncommon along her neck of Orchard Mesa at the Business Incubator Center, the center’s executive director said ...

Time not right for Silt Mesa water system, research shows

By Dennis Webb

SILT — A proposed domestic water system for an area facing natural gas development is too costly to be paid for by homeowners and other funding sources, according to survey results and other findings. The Schmueser Gordon Meyer, Inc., ...

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