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Preferred route for wind-power crosses Moffat

By Dennis Webb

Two federal agencies have identified a route that passes through central Moffat County as their preferred alternative in a final environmental review of a proposed transmission line project to carry southern Wyoming wind energy to the desert ...


Steadfast Steeds combines Scott’s love of two passions

By Bob Silbernagel

The family that had come to Rev. Blaine Scott for counseling was having difficulty coaxing Scott’s mustang mare over a set of logs on the ground. There were three generations of the family present at Steadfast Steeds, the Glade Park ...


Harley and his best person keep good company with every step

By Rachel Sauer

So, he takes off like a, well, not like a shot, exactly. Or a rocket. Maybe a missile? A very slow-moving, kind of lazy missile on an unpredictable, zig-zag course. A scent-seeking missile. You never saw such a dog for sniffing all the ...

Blotter, May 3, 2015

By Staff

Boy not charged in arson Grand Junction police were called to Nisley Elementary, 543 28 3/4 Road, on Thursday after a 9-year-old student allegedly lit a trash can on fire in the boys’ bathroom. No one was injured. Officials used ...


Putting park in habitat just cuckoo, city says

By Gary Harmon

Grand Junction is calling out to have Las Colonias Park carved out of any lands set aside by the federal government for the threatened Western yellow-billed cuckoo. In a similar vein, the Tamarisk Coalition has asked for a free hand to attack ...

Stealthy bird is mostly a temporary resident

By Gary Harmon

The Western yellow-billed cuckoo is an occasional, hard-to-spot visitor to the Grand Valley. So difficult to spot, in fact, that many sightings of the bird aren’t sightings at all, but rather instances in which its distinctive call is ...

Lawmakers grapple with plan to bolster state pension fund

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Moments after the Colorado House gave final Friday approval to a bill designed to help the state’s largest public employee pension system become solvent, one of its Senate sponsors pulled his support of the measure. Sen. ...

Deer Creek neighbors cry ‘phew’

By Emily Shockley

The operators of a wastewater disposal facility that neighbors say has emitted a nighttime stench that has permeated their homes off and on for the last year will host a community meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at Lands End Fire Protection District, ...

 prefers his grouse 

By Gary Harmon

A proposal by a Utah congressman to increase the length of time that the federal government couldn’t list the greater sage-grouse under the Endangered Species Act isn’t guaranteed support in neighboring Colorado. A measure that ...

Shaw Construction pays subcontractors with its own money

By Gary Harmon

Having heard no objection from the Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority, Shaw Construction said it has paid in full subcontractors whose full payment has been withheld since March 2014. Shaw paid from its own funds about $171,000 to a ...

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