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Xcel rate bill now only requires company to work with PUC

By Charles Ashby

A bill that originally attempted to alter or eliminate Xcel Energy’s summer tiered-rate system was turned into a study of the matter Wednesday. Because of opposition to the bill, Rep. Ray Scott got the House Transportation Committee to ...

Montrose sets up river corridor plan

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The Montrose City Council approved the multiyear, multimillion-dollar Uncompahgre Riverway Master Plan to develop a 10-mile stretch of the Uncompahgre River corridor for recreation and commercial development. Council members ...


Residents clean up from clogged canal

By Paul Shockley

Laurie Jo Elisha’s boss learned firsthand as they talked on the phone why Elisha would be missing work. “She said, ‘My gosh, I’m driving through water,’ ” Elisha recounted of their conversation as her boss ...

Group now ‘friends’ of Gunnison, Dominguez-Escalante

By Amy Hamilton

A nonprofit group dedicated to the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area has extended its reach to neighbors in the south. The Friends of McInnis Canyons group renamed itself the Colorado Canyons Association to include two other National ...

Alpine Bank claims novelty company copied logo and name, files lawsuit

By William Woody

TELLURIDE —  Glenwood Springs-based Alpine Bank filed a lawsuit last week against novelty company Alpine Dank and its owner, claiming the Telluride company copied the bank’s logo and name to make a profit. A number of media ...

Death notices, April 7, 2011

By Staff

Lawrence “Skip” Berlin, 83, Grand Junction, died April 6, 2011, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. Mr. Berlin was an automobile salesman. He is survived by his ...

Deputy police chief finalist for Englewood job

By Paul Shockley

A senior-level Grand Junction Police Department officer is a finalist for the chief of police job at a Front Range agency. The city of Englewood announced in a news release Tuesday that Deputy Grand Junction Police Chief Troy Smith is among ...

State delays Oxy decision on record fine

By Dennis Webb

A state panel delayed a decision on whether Oxy USA contaminated groundwater in the Cascade Creek area northwest of Parachute and should pay a record fine. The company is fervently denying allegations by Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation ...

Baby found, took pill lost by father, affidavit says

By Paul Shockley

An infant Clifton girl died after apparently finding her father’s lost Oxycontin pill and swallowing the painkiller, according to an arrest affidavit. Manuel Rivera, 30, was distraught and screaming when Mesa County Sheriff’s ...


Council winner Doody relies on name recognition

By Amy Hamilton

A former Grand Junction mayor who ran on name recognition handily beat four other contenders to nab Grand Junction’s open at-large seat on City Council. Jim Doody, who celebrated over drinks at Naggy McGee’s Irish Pub, 359 ...

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