Western Colorado

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Gas venting out of control at GarCo well

By Dennis Webb

SILT — Natural gas continued to shoot from an out-of-control well Tuesday evening southwest of Silt, but area residents who had been put on evacuation notice earlier in the day hadn’t been asked to leave their homes. Two of those ...

Panel blocks strip club proposal second time

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A proposal to open a strip club in northwest Grand Junction failed for a second time before the city Planning Commission on Tuesday, prompting applause from opponents and a vow from the would-be proprietor to appeal. Planning commissioners ...

Airfares lower than one year ago, officials say

By Staff

Maureen McCarney stood in line Tuesday with her 10-year-old daughter, Michaela Sweet, at the Frontier Airlines gate at Grand Junction Regional Airport, about to see her off to spend a holiday in Denver with her father. She gushed about the ...

Man in halfway house after porn charges

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A Grand Junction man accused of having thousands of images of child pornography is out of jail and living in a halfway house pending the resolution of his case. U.S. Magistrate Judge Kathleen Tafoya last week ordered 63-year-old Michael ...

Topless-bar proposal before city again

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A businessman hasn’t altered his proposal to open a topless bar in northwest Grand Junction since the city Planning Commission rejected a conditional-use permit for the business more than three months ago. Nor have residents stopped ...

Foundation responds to down economy

By Staff

Every day it seems the news about the national and world economies gets worse. To help those affected, the El Pomar Foundation, based in Colorado Springs, decided to act. From Thursday to Monday, El Pomar distributed $1 million in emergency ...

Canaday photographed lives of area residents, dead at 62

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Dave Canaday, whose photography studio in downtown Grand Junction paid homage to local history even as he captured many residents for their most important events, died Sunday. Canaday was 62. Canaday and his wife, Victoria, operated Studio ...

Boy to be charged as adult in slashing at school

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The juvenile accused of slashing the throat of a Montrose High School student faces a charge as an adult of attempted first-degree murder and two related conspiracy charges. Michael Yates, 14, has been held at the Grand Mesa Youth Services ...

Halliburton digs in at former Cameo coal mine

By Staff

Halliburton is expanding its sand-storage operations in the Cameo area of De Beque Canyon. The worldwide energy-services company, based in Texas, is converting the former Snowcap Coal Co. site in Cameo, located about five miles east of Grand ...


De Beque RV park gives way to gravel pit amid code violations

By Staff

For two years a Mesa County Code Enforcement Department case against a recreational-vehicle campground north of Interstate 70 and three miles south of De Beque has gathered dust. Early in 2007, the Mesa County Health Department cited the ...

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