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Mesa County opens rural land for business events

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Owners of large parcels of agricultural land in Mesa County should soon find it easier to host large-scale social events on their property as a way to make money off land that traditionally has yielded few profits or a loss of income. County ...

911 tape: Woman says actor Sheen brandished knife

By Staff

The wife of actor Charlie Sheen told police her husband held a knife to her throat, pinned her on a bed and threatened to kill her after she told him she wanted a divorce. “You better be in fear. If you tell anybody, I’ll kill you ...

Somerset mines consider proposed roadless exemption crucial

By Staff

While two mines in the Somerset area remain interested in methane capture, a bigger political issue for them at the moment may be the roadless debate. Greg Schaefer, vice president of external affairs for St. Louis-based Arch Coal’s ...

Methane found in coal mines ‘can be quite profitable’

By Staff

As long as companies have pulled coal from mines in Colorado, they’ve contended with methane problems. About 5.5 trillion cubic feet of coal-bed methane are believed trapped in the Piceance and Uinta basins split by Energy Alley, ...


Banker, vet find fulfillment with search and rescue

By Melinda Mawdsley

It took Bob Marquis 30 years to find the perfect way to volunteer. Now, at 59, his only regret is that he didn’t join Mesa County Search and Rescue sooner. “It’s teamwork like you don’t get in other aspects of ...

Area births and marriages, through Dec. 24

By Staff

— Births Delta County Memorial Hospital: Baldemar and Claudia Balderrama, Delta, twin daughters, Dec. 18. Corey and Holly Rupp, Cedaredge, a son, Dec. 19. Dustin and Leah Edmonds, Delta, a son, Dec. 20. Darren Galpin and Tiffany ...

After xmas shopping 12-26-9

Shoppers find day-after-Christmas deals

By Amy Hamilton

Michael Reinhardt of Delta knew exactly what he wanted for Christmas as he made a beeline for a downtown Grand Junction shop on Saturday. As she has most years, Reinhardt’s wife, Nancy, decided to buy her husband a gift the day after ...

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Tamayo lands spot to train

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Charlie Tamayo, the gold-medal winning Cuban gymnast now hoping for a chance to compete in the Olympics as an American, has found a place where he can train as well as coach. Tamayo, 27, had worked with aspiring gymnasts in a makeshift gym in ...


Teen carries on neighbors’ ribbon tradition

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

For more than 20 years, the trees that line north Fourth Street in Grand Junction have been decorated with red ribbons to celebrate the holiday season. Those who live on the street aren’t sure when the uniform decorations began going ...

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16 million tons of uranium mill tailings moving away from Colorado River site

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Crews have taken the first bites out of the old uranium mill-tailings pile in Moab, Utah, beginning a yearslong process of transferring it far from the Colorado River. Abut 630,000 tons will have been moved from Moab to the disposal cell near ...

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