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Silt-area drilling report contentious

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Garfield County commissioners want the state to take another look at their consultant’s concerns about the West Divide Creek natural gas seep as yet more drilling is being proposed in that area. Commissioners ...

Suspect in hatchet slaying wants trial moved

By Dennis Webb

A man accused of killing his father with a hatchet in Rangely wants his trial moved to Garfield County, arguing that pretrial publicity would prevent a fair trial in Rio Blanco County. Attorneys for Jerry Snider Jr. filed the motion for a ...

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County pushes to finish Riverfront Trail

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The recent purchase of 15 acres in Fruita for the Colorado Riverfront Trail represents more than a critical connection between the river and the city and an at-last success for officials who have been trying to snag it for years. It is the ...

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Access to Dominguez Canyon area frustrating, dangerous for hikers

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Hikers and riders bound for the Dominguez Canyon Wilderness Area are routinely frustrated by trains blocking their way to the beckoning canyons, rock art and high plateaus beyond the rail line. So far, no injuries have been reported among the ...

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Kids Aid founder finalist for hero award

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Mike Berry prefers to be humble about his work with the Kids Aid Backpack Program, rarely taking credit for founding the program that fed more than 1,400 local children last year. The lid could be blown off of his humanitarian anonymity, ...

Suspects sought in Riverside attack

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Grand Junction police are looking for two or three men who attacked a man with a bottle in the Riverside neighborhood, permanently disfiguring his face and causing bleeding on his brain. Sgt. Bill Baker said Sunday the assault happened around ...

U.S. Senate hopefuls differ on immigrants

By Staff

All four candidates for the U.S. Senate say they want some better way to legally attract foreign nationals into the country, but they split over what happens after that. One, Republican Jane Norton, said she wants noncitizens legally in the ...

Gold, silver roadshow back, tarnished or not

By Charles Ashby

It isn’t the “Antiques Roadshow,” but it isn’t your neighborhood gold and silver dealer, either. The Treasure Hunters Roadshow is returning to Grand Junction this week and is asking area residents to bring in their old ...

Fines illegal in Fuji case, attorney argues

By Paul Shockley

Fines approaching $90,000 were excessive and a violation of constitutional rights in the case of a 60-year-old woman convicted of running a Grand Junction prostitution business, an attorney argues in court filings. Stephen Laiche, who ...

Habitat, others help find people homes

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Public-private partnerships are key to making home ownership attainable, Grand Junction Mayor Teresa Coons said Saturday at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore’s celebration of the fourth annual Habitat Builds Colorado Day. Those ...

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