Western Colorado

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County clears liquor-store tastings

By Staff

The Mesa County Commission on Monday unanimously agreed to allow retail liquor stores in unincorporated areas of the county to serve alcohol samples to their customers, a practice similar to the tastings already allowed at wineries. The ...

As air fair crowds rise, so do costs for GarCo

By Dennis Webb

Costs are taking off along with attendance for the Garfield County Air Fair, leaving organizers to question its long-term future. The event already has been canceled for next year because of scheduled runway work at the county airport near ...

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Spate of car crashes keeps troopers, police busy

By Staff

A rash of car accidents kept authorities with the Colorado State Patrol and Grand Junction Police Department busy Monday despite clear roads and mild weather. Two men were sent to the hospital after an Eagle Talon careened into a fence near ...

Keep rules on energy, say wildlife professionals

By Dave Buchanan

A veritable honor roll of career wildlife professionals has asked the state’s legislators to support rules protecting fish and wildlife habitat affected by energy development. The letter, sent to each of the state’s legislators ...

CNBC to spotlight GJ

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There was a somber interlude during an otherwise festive night last Friday in which Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce leaders bemoaned the current tough business climate. Energy companies have scaled back expansion plans and pulled out ...

Paleontology provisions threaten bill that includes Dominguez conservation

By Staff

Language inserted into a sprawling federal lands bill could delay or sideline the legislation, including provisions to create the 209,610-acre Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area, according to Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo. Salazar ...

Energy consultant opens new Rifle office

By Dennis Webb

An Arvada firm that provides environmental consulting to oil and gas companies is opening a larger office in western Colorado, reflecting its confidence in the energy industry’s local future despite recent cutbacks in drilling. LT ...

For home-schoolers, ski lessons double as PE classes

By Staff

No odorous locker rooms can be found in the physical education class Tamar Clifford’s kids take. They don’t have to run a timed mile, nor do they get to play dodgeball. But their PE class may be the envy of all PE ...

Farm fire near Collbran destroys equipment

By Staff

An early morning fire at a farm northeast of Collbran consumed a shed and destroyed farm equipment valued at roughly $180,000, according to Mike Harvey, chief of the Plateau Valley Fire District. Harvey said crew responded to the fire around ...

Handguns, ammo found in parolee’s GJ home

By Staff

A routine search of a parolee’s home in the 600 block of Americana Drive yielded two handguns and a bevy of ammunition, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. David Harley Parker, 28, was arrested on suspicion of illegally ...

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