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Agency merger worth a look, ex-wildlife commissioner says

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A plan to merge the Colorado Division of Wildlife and the Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation deserves a close look, a former Colorado wildlife commissioner said Thursday. “I think that fundamentally and conceptually it’s a ...

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Neighbors nervous about Bobby’s Bash

By Amy Hamilton

LOMA—His staff members fielded most of the technical questions Thursday night, but the man behind a proposed country music festival that will coincide with Country Jam personally addressed a sometimes hostile crowd about his ...

Briefs, March 11, 2011

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Free tax help available to GJ residents Personal federal and state taxes are prepared at no cost through Tax-Aide Group volunteers in Grand Junction. The service is offered to people of all ages, from students to retirees, with no AARP ...

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Bill would force Xcel to stop tiered rate plan

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A bill that would end Xcel Energy Inc.‘s practice of using a tiered rate plan when charging for electricity had supporters and opponents claiming they were speaking on behalf of consumers Wednesday. Supporters of the ...

Business battle in store for Palisade

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When the Palisade Town Board unanimously authorized Town Administrator Tim Sarmo to sell a slice of town property for development last month, it did so in a way that town officials say allowed them to legally skirt rules that otherwise would ...

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Owner considering selling his Palisade grocery store

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As the proprietor of the only independent, locally owned grocery store in the Grand Valley, Kelly Myers is familiar with battles. For 23 years, the owner of Palisade’s Family Food Town has held his own against the big supermarket ...

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Delta County man gives his side of road confrontation

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Delta County resident Paul Johnson testified Wednesday afternoon that his neighbor, John Wool, is a “bully,” and that he acted in self-defense when he sprayed Wool in the face with bear pepper spray. Johnson, 66, ...

Firm buys holder of oil-shale lease

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An Estonian company that has pioneered oil shale in eastern Europe purchased the company that holds the only oil shale demonstration lease in Utah. Enefit’s purchase of the Oil Shale Exploration Co. will be a boon to the United States, ...

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Derailment cleared from 3 crossings in Hotchkiss

By William Woody

HOTCHKISS —  A scheduled upgrade of the rail line through the North Fork Valley didn’t happen soon enough to prevent a derailment Wednesday morning near downtown Hotchkiss. Around 8 a.m., one engine and five cars in a train ...

Comments cost ex-NPR official new Aspen job

By Dennis Webb

Controversial comments that caused an Aspen resident to leave his National Public Radio position early also have cost him his new job. Ronald Schiller will not be heading the Aspen Institute Arts Program, institute spokesman James Spiegelman ...

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