Western Colorado

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Colorado’s congressional delegation pays little heed to Obama

By Staff

Colorado’s congressional delegation paid little heed to President Barack Obama’s plea that federal lawmakers set aside partisanship when considering a proposed economic stimulus package. The state’s congressional ...

Salazar wants federal version of Great Outdoors Colorado

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Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said he hopes to use the Great Outdoors Colorado model on the federal level to protect scenic landscapes across the country. Landscape protections are one of the “moonshots” that Salazar, a former ...

BLM seeks help in inventory of roads and trails

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The Grand Junction office of the Bureau of Land Management wants help from off-road warriors and others to help it complete its inventory of western Colorado roads and trails. The office already has inventoried 2,700 miles of routes, but ...

Plan may unionize public safety agencies

By Staff

A high-ranking state senate Democrat is considering introducing legislation this year that could encourage the unionization of local fire and police agencies — a prospect that concerns Mesa County leaders. Assistant Senate Majority ...


Green expo draws hundreds in GJ

By Staff

Every day human waste, bundled in tiny plastic diapers, is trucked to the Mesa County Landfill. Melissa Matthews has a better solution. She and her husband own Tender Tooshies, a reusable diaper service based in Clifton. “There ...

ConocoPhillips reports $32M loss in 4th quarter

By Dennis Webb

ConocoPhillips on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of nearly $32 million to go along with recently announced plans to cut jobs and spending. However, company officials said they have yet to decide what these developments will mean for ...

29 eateries get top rating from health officials

By Melinda Mawdsley

Steve Zillinger can’t wait to frame his restaurant’s latest award. Zillinger’s business, My Favorite Muffin & Bagel Cafe, was one of 29 recipients of the 2008 Blue Ribbon Award from the Mesa County Board of Health. The ...

Reaction of downtown postal customers mixed over delivery five days a week rather than six

By Melinda Mawdsley

Grand Valley residents who enjoy getting mail on Saturdays may be in for disappointment. On Wednesday, Postmaster General John Potter appeared before Congress and said the Postal Service may be forced to scale back mail delivery from six days ...

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Grabe tries insanity defense in son’s death

By Amy Hamilton

A Pear Park man accused of shooting his son to death in September has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. Public defender Steve Colvin entered the plea Wednesday morning on behalf of Allen Grabe, 51. Mesa County District Judge Brian ...

Teen accused of bomb threat against schools

By Staff

A 17-year-old from Eagle was arrested Tuesday in connection with a Monday bomb threat made against Eagle County high schools, according to the Eagle County Sheriff’s Department. The teenager was released to a parent after his arrest, ...

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