Western Colorado

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Divide Creek seep should halt drilling in area, citizen says

By Dennis Webb

A resident says a recent problem with a natural gas well points to a need to halt drilling again in the West Divide Creek area south of Silt. Lisa Bracken is calling on Garfield County commissioners to ask the state to reinstitute a drilling ...

Documents turned over in Blagg murder case

By Amy Hamilton

Representatives from an eye care clinic and Mesa State College, two agencies under subpoena, handed over documents Tuesday to the Mesa County District Court about a woman on the jury that convicted Michael Blagg of murder. Colorado public ...

Obama shines light on solar energy

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The spotlight on renewable energy couldn’t have been trained on a better target when President Obama signed his stimulus bill into law, said a Grand Junction man who has long been involved in solar energy. “It was significant for ...

Contractor says benefit for local firms remains unclear

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Just how the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will play out for Grand Valley contractors is far from clear, said one contractor hoping to get some work from the package’s provisions aimed at shoring up the nation’s roads, ...

Medical group CEO says COBRA expansion could hurt health care

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Expansion of a federal program that allows people who have lost their jobs to retain access to health insurance might have the unintended consequence of discouraging employers from offering health insurance at all, said one Grand Valley ...

Junction physician appointed to state health care board

By Melinda Mawdsley

Local family physician Dr. David West has written four letters to President Barack Obama outlining his concerns about America’s health-care system. “I joke with my friends that unfortunately the president hasn’t called me ...

GarCo group: Stimulus could pay for trail project

By Dennis Webb

A Garfield County trails group is stepping forward with what it says is a project that fits the bill for federal stimulus bill funding. Larry Dragon, executive director of the Lower Valley Trails Group, has suggested tapping stimulus funds to ...

Cops: Suspect clearly drunk after crash

By Staff

Jesse O. Reed, who was arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide early Sunday morning, was clearly under the influence of alcohol when police contacted him at the site of the crash, according to police records. According to Reed’s ...

Schools gear up for annual set of standardized tests

By Staff

Results from the 2009 Colorado Student Assessment Program testing session released in July will, for the first time, be instantly available to teachers in an electronic format that shows how much the test focused on which content standards and ...

Principals detail difficulty of handling crowding

By Staff

Finding space to address overcrowding in District 51 schools is a double-edged sword, the board of education heard at its Monday night meeting. Principals who would be affected in the fall by recommendations unveiled during the board’s ...

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