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Tight economy shutters 13 Photography

By Staff

Staff members of 13 Photography announced Thursday that the gallery will close next month, citing economic conditions. “Current economic conditions are obviously volatile and had a major influence on this decision,” owner Rich ...


MIKE ON A BIKE 10-20

Dad, daughter find one another at Soup Kitchen after years apart

By Staff

Rare but life-changing moments, the topics movies are made of, happen in very real life and they happen here. Mike, aka “Mike on a Bike,” of Grand Junction, went to the Grand Valley Catholic Outreach Soup Kitchen one snowy day in ...


Delta Petroleum pays $47,200 fine for lack of permits

By Staff

Delta Petroleum has agreed to pay $47,200 for pushing forward earlier this year with the construction of a compressor station near Collbran without the proper county permits. “Delta has agreed to pay the maximum possible fine,” ...


Some flee blaze near Hotchkiss

By Staff

DELTA — Firefighters from several departments battled a blaze throughout the night on Redlands Mesa near Hotchkiss that covered 80 acres and caused the evacuation of about 30 homes. Delta County Sheriff Fred McKee said the fire started ...


Uninsured rate less in Mesa County

By Staff

Mesa County residents lack health insurance at a rate lower than every Western Slope county and most of the counties across Colorado, according to Census data released Thursday. Nearly 19 percent of the county’s adults, ages 18 to 64, ...


MARKET NOSE DIVE SHOWS FEAR, MISPLACED ASSETS, LOCAL EXPERTS SAY

By Staff

The Dow’s late-day plunge of more than 600 points Thursday reflected several major stock sell-offs, and some local financial professionals say it’s not the end of the volatility. “People are panicking now,” said Rick ...


Drilling could hurt Norwood water supply, official says

By Staff

The town of Norwood is worried about water contamination if the Bureau of Land Management next month sells gas drilling leases that are near the town’s water supply. Mike Rozycki, San Miguel County planner, said drilling in those areas ...


Foreclosures up 20 percent

By Staff

Year-to-date home foreclosures in Mesa County are approximately 20 percent higher than they were at this time last year, according to the most recent reports compiled by the county trustee. Through the third quarter this year, there were 343 ...


Pipeline problem identified

By Dennis Webb

EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) has determined that about 13,700 gallons of produced water were spilled Tuesday as a result of a pipeline problem near Rifle. About 1,386 gallons made it into Mamm Creek a half mile away from the spill on Garfield ...


Poll: Delay action on state roadless rule

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A majority of Coloradans want the state to wait for a new presidential administration before deciding how to treat 4.4 million acres of roadless forest lands, according to a study released by the Pew Environment Group. Most West Slope ...


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