Western Colorado

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BLM plans lease auction on Western Slope forest land

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The Bureau of Land Management will conduct a stripped-down oil-and-gas lease auction Thursday for properties scattered across Colorado, but none in national forest lands where they had been scheduled. The U.S. Forest Service withdrew 57 ...

Panel: Patch holes until school bond passes

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A committee tasked with exploring overcrowding management recommended to the School District 51 Board of Education that it address the immediate needs at the most crowded schools with temporary measures until a bond to build schools is passed ...


Congress expected to preserve wilderness

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The creation of nearly 210,000 acres of wilderness and national conservation area land around Dominguez Canyon has been a lot of things over the past decade. Most of all, however, it has been a “long time coming” in the eyes of ...

Superintendent Mills finalist for new job

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School District 51 Superintendent Tim Mills is in the running for the superintendent post at a school district in Yakima, Wash. Mills was approached by the Yakima district when that district began seeking candidates for the post. Mills has ...

Father, son spend night in snowstorm

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Two snowmobilers spent the night in near whiteout conditions Sunday night before authorities with Garfield County search and rescue found them outside Rifle. A 47-year-old man and his 17-year-old son were supposed to be home by 4 p.m. after ...

Grand Junction man faces multiple charge

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A Grand Junction man is facing multiple drug, weapons and child abuse charges after he was arrested for allegedly shooting a BB gun at a neighbor’s house, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Eric Stetzel, 44, was arrested ...

From wastewater to wine: Lagoon could become vineyard

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Clifton’s old wastewater lagoons could become the Grand Valley’s newest vineyard. The lagoons southeast of the intersection of D and 32 roads are being eliminated. In their place, a mechanical wastewater treatment plant is ...


Clifton plant could serve Palisade as well

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The town of Palisade may turn to a neighbor to the west to help clean up its act. Because of stricter federal water regulations, Palisade’s lagoon, wastewater-treatment plant at the west end of Riverbend Park, 451 Pendleton St., needs ...


Darwin has his day in Mesa CountyDarwin has his day in Mesa County

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The same day the Mesa County Commission read into the record a proclamation honoring Charles Darwin, a billboard portraying Darwin, and advertising the Freedom From Religion Foundation, went up at 1713 U.S. Highway 50. Earle Mullen, an ...

Church can stay in Mesa community center

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Anyone wandering into the Mesa Community Center on a Sunday may want to bring a Bible. The community center, a county-owned building, has been the home of the Mesa View Bible Church for the past six months. Sunday services and church ...

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