Western Colorado

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Roan drilling on hold until June; no ruling issued on enviros’ suit

By Dennis Webb

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management doesn’t expect natural gas development on the recently leased Roan Plateau to begin until June. Attorneys for conservation groups say that should provide enough time for a judge to consider the merits ...

Solar2 use Kokopelli 9-24-8

Use of solar increasing in county

By Staff

Given the role the sun has played every year literally growing local farmer Brant Harrison’s organic fruit and vegetable business, he figured it was time to take their business relationship to the next level. With an eye on being more ...

Oil shale process refined, but water sources vulnerable, researcher says

By Dennis Webb

GOLDEN — Proposed methods of developing oil shale in place underground offer a lot of environmental benefits but pose more risk of groundwater contamination, a researcher working on behalf of the federal Department of Energy ...

Companies fund oil shale research center

By Dennis Webb

GOLDEN — The Colorado School of Mines has created a new oil shale research center thanks to funding from three energy companies. The school announced the creation of the Center for Oil Shale Technology and Research (COSTAR) during an ...

Service scheduled for former teacher

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A public memorial for Flo Gallagher, a former Grand Junction High School teacher, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Robinson Theater at Mesa State College. A memorial service for Terry Fine, a well-known Grand Junction dentist, will be ...

Former home care workers charged

By Amy Hamilton

Two certified nursing assistants at a Palisade assisted living center received summonses after an elderly woman fell out of a chair and spent hours sleeping on the floor covered in her own urine and vomit. Melinda Meyer, 24, of Grand Junction ...

Annexation or incorporation? Clifton, Fruitvale appear split

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Months after a series of community meetings revealed a nearly 50-50 split among Clifton and Fruitvale residents on whether they want to form their own city or become part of Grand Junction, the results of a telephone poll don’t appear ...

Cash pouring in for Democratic challenger

By Staff

Democrats and others eager to defeat Republican Mesa County Commissioner Craig Meis have thrown their financial weight behind Democrat Dan Robinson, giving him more than $26,000 between the first week of September and the first week of ...

Can you hear me now? Yes, even in canyon

By Staff

A trio of cell phone towers, one already built and two more anticipated for early next year, could eliminate dropped cell phone calls in De Beque Canyon, said Chris Stryker, site acquisition consultant for T-Mobile. “We should have ...

Gunman enrolled, left Utah college

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The man believed to have shot four Grand Junction residents, killing two of them, on Saturday remains very much a mysterious figure. Stefan Alexander Martin-Urban, 22, was reported missing by an aunt in Lakewood. She said Martin-Urban had ...

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