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Missing student’s truck found

By Staff

MONTROSE — As a member of the Civil Air Patrol, pilot Mark Young of Montrose has searched for hundreds of missing people over the years. This time he’s looking for his own son. When Young learned his 21-year-old son, Mark Young ...

Encana wants to drill 93 wells near De Beque

By Staff

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a proposal to drill 93 wells beginning this fall near De Beque. Encana Oil and Gas (USA) Inc. has proposed to drill the wells from 24 new well pads and one existing pad in an area of ...

Glenwood’s top 10 incentive list includes solar, geothermal heat

By Dennis Webb

Offering rebate incentives for solar energy installations and tapping Glenwood Springs’ geothermal heat are among a top-10 list of recommendations for reducing the city’s energy use and climate impact. After nearly two years of ...

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Glenwood may close its rodeo grounds

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Cowboys may have braved their last bull rides at Glenwood Springs’ rodeo grounds. The City Council on Thursday voted 6-1 to support a city Parks and Recreation Commission recommendation to remove most remaining ...

Amendment sparks partisan battle

By Staff

All three Mesa County commissioners support a proposed amendment to the Colorado Constitution to funnel more severance tax dollars toward transportation, evidenced by the resolution they approved Sept. 8 endorsing the amendment. The ...

Voters may have final say on zoning of riverfront

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The debate over how to zone nearly 13 acres of land on the banks of the Colorado River represents a classic confrontation between the rights of a private property owner versus those of his or her neighbors. In the end, however, a third group ...

Eagle man faces charge of assisting in suicide

By Staff

A 19-year-old Eagle man faces a felony charge of manslaughter and other misdemeanor charges for allegedly bringing his 18-year-old roommate a loaded shotgun, which the man used to kill himself. According to the Eagle County Sheriff’s ...

Judge throws out De Beque lawsuit

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Mesa County had no business suing De Beque over the town’s zoning of a small, recently annexed parcel, a judge ruled Wednesday. Mesa County District Judge David Bottger said the county was overreaching through the courts. Mesa County ...

Teen accused of attempted murder of boy

By Amy Hamilton

An 18-year-old inmate at the Grand Mesa Youth Detention Center was arrested on suspicion he attempted to stab a 16-year-old inmate in the neck with a pencil. Tyler Allen Adkins was in custody of the Mesa County Jail on Wednesday on a ...

Deaths the result of murder-suicide

By Dennis Webb

RANGELY — A 68-year-old Rangely man shot and killed his wife and himself sometime after learning Monday night that his son had been arrested on a felony criminal charge in Utah, authorities said Wednesday. Rio Blanco County Undersheriff ...

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