Western Colorado

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Survey shows gaps despite drug prevention success

By Amy Hamilton

As Mesa County has had success fighting drug abuse in adults, thanks to treatment options locally, youths and mothers with children need better care. That is one need identified by the community in a community survey conducted by the Mesa ...

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Mesa State sells kitchen equipment, lighting, even urinals from student center

By Amy Hamilton

A massive industrial-sized stainless steel appliance that steamed vegetables and fish for countless Mesa State College students probably since the 1960s sold for $20. A projector and a screen that professors had used for presentations sold ...

BLM tries to prevent more phony bids for energy leases

By Dennis Webb

After recent events in Utah, Bureau of Land Management officials are taking precautions against possible protesters posing as bidders at an upcoming oil and gas lease sale in Colorado. “We’re fully aware of that situation that ...

Veteran lawyer Milburn is new magistrate

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A longtime Grand Junction trial lawyer will take the oath Monday as the new federal magistrate judge in Grand Junction. Laird Milburn, senior partner at Dufford, Waldeck, Milburn & Krohn, will replace Gudrun Rice, who was appointed to the ...

Biz: Tan In Paradise expanding

By Carrie Marfitano

In these dark economic times, Scott Young has a sunnier disposition than many business owners. The owner of Tan In Paradise, 2478 U.S. Highway 6&50, plans to provide more sun worshippers an early start on their summer tans by opening two ...

Suit alleging jail abuse to be reconsidered

By Dennis Webb

A federal appeals court has ordered a lower court to reconsider a decision granting class-action status to a lawsuit alleging abuses at the Garfield County Jail. Garfield County Attorney Don DeFord said the court’s action Wednesday is a ...

Possible respite from drilling makes Roan advocates happy

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Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is considering whether to reverse course on the leasing of about 55,000 acres in the Roan Plateau area. Cordoning off the area to drilling or changing lease terms raised questions about millions of dollars paid ...

Penry wants to keep tax credit for easements

By Staff

The state Senate’s leading Republican said Friday he plans to oppose a proposal from his House counterpart to eliminate the state’s conservation easement tax credit. Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry, R-Grand Junction, said ...

Medical pot shop opens in Montrose

By Staff

The Western Slope is catching the eye of more than a few medical marijuana green-thumbs. Bill Hewitt of Montrose opened a medical marijuana dispensary in Montrose this week to provide the drug to the nearly 300 registered medical marijuana ...

Two men fined for defacing petroglyphs

By Amy Hamilton

Two Montrose men will have to pay more than $8,000 in fines and restitution for defacing petroglyphs by scrawling their names over them on public lands near Gateway. Defendants Oscar Ortega-Moreno and Sergio Corona-Venzor were sentenced ...

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