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Study: Amount of water for oil shale production is less than estimated

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An oil shale industry producing the equivalent of 1.5 million barrels of oil per day might require significantly less water than had been previously believed, a study suggests. Much of the water savings could stem from using natural gas to ...

Norton, Buck sparring over McCain visit

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U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., will visit Grand Junction on Sunday to press the case for the United States to continue its commitment in Afghanistan, the Jane Norton Senate campaign says. McCain’s real mission in Grand Junction is to ...

Scott McInnis

Panel asks for probe of McInnis

By Charles Ashby

GOP gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis has until Sept. 3 to respond to a request for an investigation in an attorney-discipline case filed against him that could affect his license to practice law. Denver attorney Luis Toro, executive ...

Birgfeld’s ex-husband gets domestic violence case sealed

By Paul Shockley

An ex-husband of missing Grand Junction woman Paige Birgfeld successfully petitioned Tuesday to have a judge seal a public case file related to domestic-violence charges. Robert W. Dixon was granted a petition to seal a file relating to his ...

Dan Maes

Maes camp racks up fines

By Charles Ashby

The fines Dan Maes agreed to pay last month for various campaign-finance violations in his bid for the GOP nod for governor weren’t his camp’s first. Over the past year, the campaign was fined numerous times, primarily for filing ...

All middle, high school lunches may go to $2.75

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Some school lunch prices may go up for sixth- through 12th- grade students when school resumes Aug. 23. The District 51 school board is expected to decide at its next meeting Aug. 17 whether to eliminate the current span of $2.25 to $2.75 for ...

Board talks Amendment 61 what-ifs

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District 51 may join the growing November ballot in an effort to offset the effects of another ballot measure. The district has a handful of options for handling the effects of Amendment 61 if it passes, District Support Services Executive ...

Fruita approves church, livestock site

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A Fruita ministry won approval Tuesday night to build a church and keep livestock on a nearly five-acre parcel in a residential area of the south end of the city. The Fruita City Council granted a conditional-use permit and site design review ...

Police blotter, Aug. 4, 2010

By Staff

Boots reported stolen Chad Owen Boyd, 47, homeless, was arrested Monday on suspicion of first-degree burglary and misdemeanor assault after he allegedly entered a man’s front door in the 2200 block of Orchard Avenue, made his way to the ...


Alcohol suspected in fatal crash

By Amy Hamilton

Police were attempting to pull over a suspected drunken driver who was not using headlights Monday night when his vehicle crashed into another, killing a 20-year-old Grand Junction woman, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Rebekah Joy ...

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