Western Colorado

Page 1868 of 2000

Legislators look at rule waiver for pit operation

By Staff

A Western Slope lawmaker who voted in favor of strengthening environmental and public health regulations for commercial wastewater is open to granting an exemption from the strict rules for a Moffat County outfit. State Sen. Al White, ...

Bradford shelves bill for oil shale study

By Staff

Controversy surrounding a Collbran Republican lawmaker’s proposal to create a commission to study the possible effects of oil shale development convinced her to sideline her own proposal for a year. State Rep. Laura Bradford told her ...

BLM wraps up road, trail meetings

By Staff

The Bureau of Land Management Grand Junction Field Office is seeking public comment on about 2,700 miles of roads and trails as part of a land-use planning project. Information from the public will guide the BLM’s handling of motorized ...

Mesa Col Econ impact 2-16-9

Budget-cutting Mesa State still big engine of area economy

By Staff

Mesa State College’s place in the economic grand scheme is twofold but contradictory. On one hand, the college is tightening its belt in the face of slashed state support. With the economy shedding jobs, Mesa State is re-examining where ...

Fundraising effort begins for rebuilt Dewey Bridge

By Dan Bennett

A Moab, Utah, resident has donated $900 and challenged others to contribute an additional $2,500 toward engineers’ drawings for the rebuilding of the Dewey Bridge over the Colorado River. The Dewey Bridge Restoration Committee this week ...

Rezoning puts new City Market closer to final OK

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City Market is now one step away from building a supermarket at 12th Street and Patterson Road after the Grand Junction City Council agreed Wednesday night to rezone the grocer’s land. Council members unanimously agreed to change the ...

Curry delays bill to modify oil/gas wildlife provisions

By Staff

“Legitimate” concerns raised about a bill to modify a series of recently released oil and gas regulations moved state Rep. Kathleen Curry, D-Gunnison, to delay consideration of the proposal. Curry said the arguments raised by ...


Feds give temporary reprieve to immigrant to review his case

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A 21-year-old native of El Salvador has “a breather” to remain in the United States while authorities consider reopening his immigration case. Jose Mendoza Turbin showed up Wednesday morning at the Grand Junction office of the ...

Failed plot lands man a 20-year prison term

By Amy Hamilton

A 20-year-old Grand Junction man was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison for devising a detailed plan to kill his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend and dump their bodies into deep holes in the desert. Eric Flukey, 20, pleaded guilty ...

Stimulas: How local people reacted to the deals

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“I don’t think it’s that bad a deal. Yes, it’s probably got a lot of pork in it, but what bill hasn’t in the last 100 years?” — Phyllis Wright, 52 “I don’t think it’s such bad ...

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