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Friends, family remember slain man, seek answers

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Friends and relatives of a man fatally shot by a Colorado State Patrol trooper shared tears, stories and a common desire Sunday night: to see accountability for Jason Kemp’s death. More than 30 people gathered on the steps of the Mesa ...

BLM advisory group against drilling ban in Vermillion Basin

By Dennis Webb

A diverse advisory group to the Bureau of Land Management is criticizing plans to prohibit oil and gas drilling in the 77,000-acre Vermillion Basin northwest of Craig. The Northwest Resource Advisory Council is calling on the BLM not to ...

Shale oil firm readies for pilot test

By Dennis Webb

You know you work in a remote location when visitors are impressed to see a UPS truck pull into your parking lot. If the employees of American Shale Oil LLC have their way, one day they’ll be putting their rural Rio Blanco County ...

Grand Valley governments share staff during recession

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If this had been any other year, the town of Palisade likely wouldn’t have hesitated to hire a full-time replacement when its only planner, Nathan Boddy, quit this summer. But as Grand Valley governments are reminded every time they ...

Traffic Alert, Aug. 30, 2010

By Staff

Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: CDOT widening of Interstate 70 Business Loop: This project will widen I-70B between 24 Road and 24 3/4 Road. Traffic has been switched to the south side in the construction ...


World-class education: first, excel in state

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School District 51 will have some of the best schools in the world if Superintendent Steve Schultz has any say about it. “Our community deserves world-class schools, and they’re going to get them,” he said. Schultz said a ...

Moon rock now tethered to Mines

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The travels of Colorado’s wayward moon rock reached an end last week at the Colorado School of Mines, where it was locked away behind steel and glass. There are no immediate plans for the rock to be taken to the highways and back roads ...


World’s best education: GJ Forum seeks premier system for local students

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The conversation began three years ago with one question: What makes Grand Junction great? The question was soon followed by another: How can it be greater? The Grand Junction Forum started as a think tank for the Grand Junction Area Chamber ...

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Survivor looks back 5 years at Katrina

By Melinda Mawdsley

The word Michelle Colon used to describe Hurricane Katrina is not fit to print. Although she had nothing nice to say about the hurricane and its effect on her native New Orleans, Colon is happy to have found a new home in western ...

Calm start to Rock Jam

By Melinda Mawdsley

Perhaps it is the cooler weather or the presence of security staff, but Friday evening and Saturday morning were relatively calm at the Rock Jam festival in Mack. “It’s been pretty mellow, actually,” said Mesa County ...

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