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121010 Mineral Bottom map

Rafters about to gain access again to Green River at Mineral Bottom

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The switchback road that took rafters to the Green and Colorado rivers until it washed out last summer will be open in time for the spring runoff. Mineral Road, which leads to the popular Mineral Bottom put-in and take-out on the Green River, ...

030211 Elk Creek Mine map

Groups cite mine plan concerns

By Dennis Webb

Conservation groups are pushing climate-change concerns over proposed expansions of operations by Oxbow Mining near Somerset. WildEarth Guardians and the Sierra Club have appealed to the U.S. Department of Interior’s Board of Land ...

Concealed-carry bill for guns heads to final House vote

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado House gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a measure that would allow gun owners to carry their weapons concealed as well as in the open without a permit. HB1205 would not do away with the permits that sheriffs now issue for ...

Child’s desire to help homeless takes root with plant fundraiser

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A news report about a girl in another state who grew a garden to feed the homeless inspired Loma Elementary fifth-grader Talon Chatfield to do the same. Unfortunately, Talon saw the report in January, and a counselor at his school, Connie ...

Panel stops bill to license naturopathic doctors

By Charles Ashby

A number of people in Colorado call themselves naturopathic doctors but shouldn’t be allowed to claim the title, proponents of a bill to license them told a House committee Tuesday. Christopher Lepisto, the sole naturopathic doctor in ...

Montrose hospital fills vacant board positions

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Directors of the Montrose Memorial Hospital Inc. board filled three vacant seats to their nine-member governing board last weekend, preparing the board for a possible April transfer of administration. The new MMHI board ...

New team of police working with homeless has made progress

By Amy Hamilton

A new program that places three officers with the Grand Junction Police Department on the streets solely to work with the homeless already is reaping some benefits, officers reported to the Grand Junction City Council during a workshop ...

Van hits 7-year-old boy near elementary school

By Staff

A 7-year-old child walking on F 1/2 Road near Thunder Mountain Elementary School was hit by a van just before 4 p.m. Monday. The boy, Joseph Jacobsen Jr. of Grand Junction, was struck by a red Ford Edge driven by 50-year-old Linda Nickerson, ...

Activist works with MIT on tools to educate residents on drilling

By Dennis Webb

A New Castle activist has worked with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to create web-based tools to help residents dealing with lease negotiations, contamination concerns and other aspects of oil and gas development. MIT’s ...

3-year tax increase would funnel extra $1.63 billion into state education coffers

By Charles Ashby

A Boulder senator wants Coloradans to increase taxes for the next three years so the state can collect an additional $1.63 billion for education. Sen. Rollie Heath, D-Boulder, said the ballot question he filed with the state Monday is needed ...

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