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Enviros hope for fresh look at Roan drilling

By Dennis Webb

Environmental groups are hoping a new presidential administration will take a new look at the Roan Plateau, possibly leading to reconsideration of the leases that were issued there for oil and gas development. “We obviously still hope ...


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Seasonal sights and smells, all on Tour

By Melinda Mawdsley

Evelyn Brady’s home even smelled like Christmas. The scents of cinnamon, vanilla and fresh evergreen followed Brady around like a shadow as she walked from room to room, showing off her Christmas display. The Brady Quarter Horse Ranch ...


Nuclear plant on horizon in Green River

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A company that hopes to build a nuclear plant in Utah is a step closer to the possibility of building it west of Green River. Emery County has signed a development agreement with the Utah State Institutional and Trust Lands Administration ...


Sales tax proposal could help counties

By Staff

Is Mesa County getting all the sales tax revenue it is due? Members of Colorado Counties Incorporated, an organization representing the interests of counties, are not so sure. The members of Colorado Counties Inc. recently voted to propose ...


Lawyer strikes out on his own at the age of 63

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Kirk Rider, a fixture in Grand Junction legal circles for more than three decades, has struck out on his own, opening a practice with relative newcomer Lloyd Quesenberry. The two left Younge and Hockensmith, a litigation firm with offices ...


Thanksgiving storm brings snow to Grand Mesa, record rainfall to GJ

By Staff

Grand Mesa was topped with 10 inches of snow in the last two days, and the Grand Valley was awash in a record rainfall, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. The valley received 0.72 inches of rain Thursday, a record ...


Game farm quarantined after officials find disease

By Dave Buchanan

A Collbran game farm has been quarantined after state officials discovered the presence of pseudorabies, a contagious viral disease dangerous to livestock and wildlife. The Little Creek Ranch, also known as the Rim Rock Deer Park, was issued ...


Crews cut off gas flowing from blown-out well near Silt

By Dennis Webb

SILT — Crews on Thanksgiving afternoon succeeded in stopping the uncontrolled flow of natural gas from a well that suffered a blowout two days earlier. “We successfully got the well under control,” said Jon Black, local ...


First shot at championship talk of the town in Olathe

By Staff

OLATHE — Barbara Kaylor and Lora Mumm could not contain their excitement. Kaylor and Mumm joined three other Olathe High School football players’ mothers earlier this week setting up a temporary stand in the Bank of Colorado ...


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State closes liquor store for 3 days

By Amy Hamilton

Shuttered windows and doors at Andy’s Liquor Mart turned away some folks who stopped to buy booze Friday during the long holiday weekend. The store at 922 N. First St. reopens Monday, owner Darlene Stoner said, after a mandatory, ...


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