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2nd legal target emerges in tainted-spring probe

By Dennis Webb

A regulator says the state is continuing to focus on Oxy USA in its investigation into contamination of a spring northwest of Parachute, even as the affected property owners have sued a second energy company they consider to be ...

Payday-loan limits among laws taking effect Wednesday

By Charles Ashby

Public indecency, payday lenders and lower speed limits in areas where wildlife cross roads are a few of the 110 new laws that go into effect Wednesday. One of the biggest new laws is an increase in the state’s renewable-energy standard ...

Sewer system help coming for Olathe neighborhood

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A small subdivision near Olathe that has been plagued for years by problems with an out-of-compliance sewage treatment system finally has some help on the way. Montrose County has secured $620,000 from state agencies to build a sewer line and ...

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Salazar bill would help generous contributor

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A western Colorado land swap sought by U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., would eliminate what National Park Service officials termed a development threat to the Curecanti National Recreation Area. Salazar’s biggest individual campaign ...

Garfield County offers last-minute drop-off for primary ballots

By Staff

The Garfield County Clerk’s Office is operating several drop-off sites Monday and Tuesday for primary election ballots. The county is conducting the primary election by mail ballot only and is discouraging mailing ballots at this point ...

‘I hope he is sincere about securing our borders,’ attendee says

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Marjorie Haun went to see John McCain stump for Jane Norton in her bid for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate to see “an American icon.” A fighter pilot in Vietnam, prisoner of war for nearly seven years and, for Haun, ...

Weekly Planner, Aug. 8, 2010

By Staff

Sunday, Aug. 8 Montrose CROP Hunger Walk, from Baldridge Park (Riverbottom) in Montrose, to Ute Indian Museum and back,  2 p.m., gather pledges and walk to benefit Sharing Ministries and fight hunger in the United States and worldwide, ...

McCain robocall promotes Norton

By Charles Ashby

Some area residents who don’t go out to see Arizona Sen. John McCain in town today might just get him on the telephone. That’s because he has made a robocall recording for Jane Norton, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate whom ...

Attorneys critical of district judge in surveys

By Paul Shockley

A survey of local attorneys showed across-the-board low marks for a Mesa County District Court judge scheduled to face voters this fall. In questionnaires completed by 33 attorneys, District Judge Valerie Robison was scored below average for ...

Traffic Alert, Aug. 8, 2010

By The AP

Road closures and maintenance projects may affecy traffic this week: CDOT widening of Interstate 70 Business This project will widen I-70B between 24 and 24 3/4 roads. Traffic has been switched to the south side in the construction zone and ...

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