Western Colorado

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Energy firms wait for better times

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — Energy companies say they still are waiting for natural gas prices and economic conditions to improve so they can resume more aggressive local drilling operations. “We’re not anticipating any additional drilling ...

Rep. DeGette wants federal regulation over hydraulic fracturing of oil, gas wells

By Dennis Webb

A Colorado congresswoman plans to renew her effort to seek federal regulation of hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells, but U.S. Rep. John Salazar is undecided on whether to again support the concept. Salazar, D-Manassa, had cosponsored ...

Clinic to serve vets in Garfield, Eagle and Pitkin counties

By Dennis Webb

A new Veterans Affairs Medical Telehealth Outreach Clinic will serve vets in Garfield, Eagle and Pitkin counties and use modern technology to save them time and travel expenses for some care. Currently, veterans from the three counties must ...

Firm unable to sell interests in Piceance Basin

By Dennis Webb

Efforts by a financially struggling Denver energy company to sell oil and gas interests near Parachute for $10.3 million have fallen through, the company said. Puckett Land Co. has backed out of its plans to buy Teton Energy Corp.’s ...

Local health care in national spotlight

By Amy Hamilton

Three decades ago, local doctors Edward L. Ellinwood, Gilbert Madison, Ward Studt and Charlie Wilson couldn’t have fathomed that the health care model they designed for Mesa County would today be in the national spotlight, sought by ...

Grass, weed pollen levels expected to jump in valley

By Staff

Keep those tissues handy —  Mesa County Health Department officials warn that grass and weed pollens are about to ripen and invade nasal cavities across the Grand Valley. “It is coming,” said Mike Brygger, air quality ...

Man gets 69 years for operating meth ring

By Amy Hamilton

A 50-year-old man who was the leader of a local methamphetamine ring was sentenced Wednesday to 69 years in prison. Steven Anthony Valles was convicted by a jury in February on eight drug-related charges, including conspiracy, distribution ...

Ex-congressman to speak on Colorado gas industry

By Dennis Webb

Gubernatorial candidate and former congressman Scott McInnis is scheduled to address a meeting of the National Association of Royalty Owners in Parachute on Saturday. State Rep. Kathleen Curry, D-Gunnison, also will speak at the Western ...

Man gets 15 months in wreck that killed 2

By Paul Shockley

A Clifton man was sentenced Wednesday to 15 months in prison for his role in a traffic accident that killed his daughter and his girlfriend nearly two years ago. “I have to live with this haunting on my conscious, and that’s the ...

Cops look for armed shooting suspect

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Grand Junction police obtained a warrant Thursday for a convicted felon believed to have shot another man multiple times outside the victim’s apartment last weekend. Robert Roy Rodriguez, 22, is wanted on suspicion of attempted ...

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