Western Colorado

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Child killer gets 63 years

By Mike Wiggins

Voice firm but shaking slightly, Mitch Acord stood at a podium, stared down the man who killed his grandson eight years ago and made clear his belief that anything less than life imprisonment for Brandon Moore is unacceptable. “We ...


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Girl’s death raises specter of bullying

By Duffy Hayes

By late Friday, the coroner in Ouray County still had not officially ruled that Montrose High School student Cait Haynes took her own life earlier this week. Her death Tuesday, though, has sparked a community-wide discussion about bullying ...


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Local jobless rate rises; state steady

By Staff

Colorado added more than 12,000 nonfarm payroll jobs across the state between January and February of this year, officials said Friday, but as more people were active participants in the workforce over that same time, the state’s ...


Club 20 signs on for tax-free zones

By Gary Harmon

Club 20, the West Slope advocacy organization, gave unanimous approval Friday to the idea of tax-free zones to jump-start economic development. Rural Colorado “does not have time to wait for studies or blue-ribbon panels,” Club 20 ...


Gardner water protections in current budget bill

By Staff

A measure by U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., that would recognize the supremacy of state water law won the support of the Senate, as well as Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo. Gardner’s amendment to the budget bill passed 59-41 on ...


For The Record, March 28, 2015

By Staff

BIRTHS St. Mary’s Hospital Julio and Lacey Resendiz-Garcia, Grand Junction, a son, Feb. 26. Michael and Jessica Arnold, Clifton, a son, Feb. 27. Daniel Miller and Chelsea Lorimor, Palisade, a son, Feb. 28. Jason and Rebecca ...


Rancher near Rangely dies from gunshot to the head; accident suspected

By Staff

An elderly rancher conducting animal control on his property northeast of Rangely died Thursday from a gunshot wound to the head, according to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office.  The man, whose identity was not released, was ...


Salazar among honorees

By Staff

Former U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., was recognized Friday for outstanding service to western Colorado by Club 20, a West Slope advocacy organization. Club 20 lauded Salazar, who served three terms in Congress representing the 3rd ...


BLM gives its guidance on Piceance

By Gary Harmon

As many as 15,000 new wells could be drilled in the Piceance Basin over the next 20 years under a plan released Friday by the Bureau of Land Management. The plan won quick praise from The Wilderness Society and no immediate comment from the ...


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Silt ripe for pot sales

By Dennis Webb

SILT — A town that has opened its doors to retail marijuana sales has for a second time slammed them shut on a proposal to grow the product. After unanimously rejecting a growing and manufacturing site in January because of concerns ...


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