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Feds checking for violations of safety laws at census office

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The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened an investigation into the U.S. Census Bureau office in Grand Junction, which earlier this year was inundated by fumes from a marijuana-growing operation in the same building. A ...

Pot providers say grow ban a ‘disservice’

By Staff

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A common desire to comply with a new Colorado law is putting Garfield County and local medical marijuana providers at odds. County commissioners last week voted 2-1 to adopt a six-month moratorium on new medical ...

Lawmaker has to resell herself as write-in candidate

By Charles Ashby

Kathleen Curry is hoping to do what no one has done before. The Gunnison legislator wants to win re-election to her House District 61 seat without having her name on the ballot. The three-term representative knows that’s never been ...

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Western Slope fires key to new national guidelines

By Dennis Webb

When crews responded to the Water Creek Fire on the Roan Plateau near Rifle last weekend, they brought with them lessons from past western Colorado wildfires that have been applied nationally. In one case, the lessons came the hard way, ...

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Parachute will get second interchange

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Construction could begin in about 18 months on a west Interstate 70 interchange at Parachute, marking the culmination of a yearslong struggle to get a second access into the town that is at the heart of the state’s natural gas ...

Senators want uranium compensation on fast track

By Staff

Colorado’s two U.S. senators are seeking a hearing on a bill that would expand the compensation program for the nation’s nuclear-weapons industry workers. Sens. Michael Bennet and Mark Udall, both Democrats, wrote to Senate ...

Blaze forces residents along river to evacuate

By Charles Ashby

In her 60-plus years of living in a small house at the end of 28 3/4 Road along the Colorado River, Trudy Buffington never had to evacuate her home. Then came Saturday. When a small brush fire broke out along the river within yards from her ...

Patrol issues 13 DUI tickets at checkpoints on Jam nights

By Charles Ashby

The 2010 Country Jam in Mack has been more than just the music of Lee Ann Womack, Clay Walker or Keith Urban. It’s also been about alcohol, at least is has been for the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. Reporting activity ...

Traffic Alert, June 27, 2010

By Staff

Road closures may affect traffic this week: 24 Road closure: On Monday, a private contractor will close 24 Road from F1⁄2 Road to G Road to complete a sewer tie-in for a private development. The closure will run from Monday through ...

Weekly Planner, June 27, 2010

By Staff

Sunday, June 27 Dream Catcher Horse Therapy, free clinic with Maree McAteer, Hotze Farm, 5814 Colorado Highway 348, Olathe, also July 25 and Sept. 5, 2 p.m., 984-3219. German American Club of Western Colorado annual picnic, Sherwood Park ...

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