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BLM weighs decision on closing caves

By Dennis Webb

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management could decide in the next several weeks whether widespread or targeted closures of caves and abandoned mines may be warranted to protect bats from the threat of a deadly fungus. The BLM’s consideration ...


Arizona murder convict fired on Rifle police before arrest

By Dennis Webb

A convicted murderer who escaped Friday with two other men from an Arizona prison fired a bullet at Rifle police before being arrested early Sunday morning, police say. Lt. J.R. Boulton said no one was injured during the incident, in which ...

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Local airline industry braced for flight

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Engineers and economic developers are looking to the arrival of Extra Aircraft LLC’s manufacturing facility in Montrose to give a lift to the aviation industry in western Colorado. Extra Aircraft’s public announcement July 23 to ...

You Said It, Aug. 1, 2010

By Staff

The Weld County bovine excrement on Ken Buck’s cowboy boots must be tasty. He certainly can’t keep his feet out of his mouth. For a change in flavor,  I would suggest that he consider wearing high heels. Congrats to Tuxedo ...

New booster seat law: Kids under 8 need them

By Staff

Effective today, children younger than 8, regardless of height and weight, are required by law to be properly protected in a child safety seat while traveling in a vehicle. The previous law required only children up to 5 years old be in ...

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Heirlooms store gets trove of brand-new gowns

By Melinda Mawdsley

Starting Monday, the Heirlooms for Hospice locations in Grand Junction and Montrose are selling hundreds of new bridal gowns, prom dresses and other formal attire at massive discounts. The prices are so good, Jessica Miller, spokeswoman for ...

Flash flood watch issued for portions of western Colorado, Utah

By Melinda Mawdsley

A flash flood watch has been issued for portions of eastern Utah and western Colorado through the afternoon and evening hours today. The National Weather Service issued the watch Saturday in anticipation of heavy rain expected in the area ...

Groups plan to urge EPA to toughen air-quality rules for oil, gas industry

By Dennis Webb

Citizen and environmental groups say they plan to call for tougher air-pollution regulation of the oil and gas industry when the Environmental Protection Agency holds two public meetings on the issue this week. The agency is holding the ...

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Movie watching 2.0

By Amy Hamilton

Wanna watch a movie? There’s more than a few options anymore, the possibilities seeming to expand daily. You could always check the listings and head to the nearest theater. But for the at-home experience, watching what you want when ...

Inmate who tried to murder friend dies in prison

By Melinda Mawdsley

A former Palisade man serving 64 years for attempted murder and assault has died in prison. James Anthony Duran died July 24. He was 48. Duran was convicted in 2005 and 2008 of shooting his friend Brad Hatch in the head and leaving Hatch on ...

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