Western Colorado

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Sides in Roan lease fight differ on effect of air quality ruling

By Dennis Webb

An energy company and conservation groups are at odds over whether a federal official’s report on Utah oil and gas leases has any bearing on a lawsuit challenging drilling on the Roan Plateau. Groups opposing the issuing of federal oil ...

Club 20 opposes stiffer drilling regs

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A measure that would give federal officials greater sway over drilling for natural gas has drawn opposition from Club 20. The legislation proposed by U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette and Jared Polis, Democrats from Denver and Boulder, would do away ...

Country Jam DUI arrests at 5-year high

By Paul Shockley

For a year when law enforcement officials perceived fewer Jammers, drunken-driving arrests by the Colorado State Patrol during the four-day Country Jam festival in Mack hit a five-year high for the event, according to figures released ...


No fire ban in effect this year, but fireworks stands are fewer

By Staff

During the fall, winter and spring, Kalina Young, 26, teaches with School District 51. During the summer, she sells explosives. Young peddles her wares under a giant blue-and-white tent in the Mesa Mall parking lot and predicts this ...

Construction projects plentiful in De Beque

By Staff

There is a construction boom in De Beque, bringing development along the Interstate 70 corridor, but also concerns that new stores will divert customers from downtown businesses. South of town, across I-70, water lines are being laid ...


City rejects solicitation restrictions

By Emily Shockley

Flying a sign is still no crime after Grand Junction City Council members Monday shot down two ordinances that would have restricted solicitation. It became evident as council members met shortly before the official 7 p.m. meeting that they ...

July 1 laws

By Emily Shockley

July 1 means the year will be half over, summer will be in full swing and 57 new state laws will take effect. It’s also when a new Colorado budget cycle goes into effect, with revenue an estimated $384 million below what the state has ...

Olathe keeps finance director; mayor quits

By Staff

The mayor of Olathe has resigned over a dispute involving the town’s finance director, the town manager and the rest of the Town Board of Trustees. Don Perkins said he resigned after the town board voted 6-1 to reinstate the ...

How to use moxie when networking Web

By Emily Shockley

Comb the Web, and it won’t take long to find some moxie. The women of local networking group Moxie Mafia are all over LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and the blogosphere. Each Moxie Mafia member has learned how social networking sites can ...


CAT fans could scoop up bargains

By Staff

Rick Albin, president and chief executive officer of CAT Auction Services, likes to say that somebody somewhere is working. And they need heavy machinery such as the Caterpillar earth movers that he will auction Tuesday at the Mesa County ...

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