Western Colorado

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Funds to speed Moab tailings removal

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The federal government will provide $108 million from the economic stimulus package to push ahead more quickly with the cleanup of uranium mill tailings from Moab, Utah. The new spending will more than double the number of employees from 125 ...

Police find date-rape drug, lab at dorm

By Carrie Marfitano

Grand Junction police have arrested a Mesa State College student on suspicion of making and trying to sell a large quantity of a date-rape drug. Police allege Kiefer Clark Townsend, 18, made the drug, known as gamma hydroxy butyrate, or GHB, ...


Downtown clothier to close its doors in May

By Staff

Economic reality has reached into Stuart Rogers’ pockets. Rogers is the manager of the Village Squire Clothiers, 419 Main St. For 17 years the men’s clothing store had been the only place in the county, if not the entire Western ...

Canyons area bill signed into law

By Dennis Webb

President Obama on Monday signed the Omnibus Public Lands Bill, which includes creation of the 210,000-acre Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area on the Uncompahgre Plateau. Included within that area will be the 60,000-acre Dominguez ...


New VA Medical Center director faces geographical challenges

By Melinda Mawdsley

Terry Atienza is prepared for the unique challenge that comes with serving the military veteran population in western Colorado, eastern Utah and southwestern Wyoming. Atienza, 46, is the new director of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in ...

Protesters don’t want conscience clause cut

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About 40 people gathered in front of St. Mary’s Hospital on Monday, rallying in support of laws allowing health-care professionals to opt out of certain procedures, such as abortion or euthanasia. Protesters said elimination of the ...

Bitter cold takes toll on peaches

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Days after a freeze killed off most or all of the Grand Valley’s apricots, Palisade growers on Monday took a sucker punch where it hurts the most: in their cash crop. One farmer reported that commercial fruit growers in the east end of ...

County to get cash for energy projects from stimulus plan

By Staff

The county got an energy jolt from the feds on Monday. Mesa County has been authorized $359,800 in federal stimulus dollars to spend on energy-saving projects that could cost as much as $1.2 million. The energy-saving projects began last ...

Gas board to delay rules on federal land

By Dennis Webb

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is preparing to delay the May 1 deadline to implement its new drilling rules on federal land. In addition, rules scheduled to take effect on private lands on Wednesday continue to await the ...

First regulations, now fees for massage parlors

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Less than two months after establishing a series of regulatory hurdles massage parlors must clear to operate in Grand Junction, city officials are implementing an assortment of fees and attaching them to those hurdles. The City Council ...

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