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Activists in Rifle make feelings known on energy’s ‘West Slope Way’

By Dennis Webb

RIFLE — A state task force is being asked to consider the “West Slope Way” for managing oil and gas development and its impacts, while some local residents argue that more still needs to be done to protect their health and ...

Budget bill stalls protection for grouse

By Gary Harmon

A rider in the $1.1 trillion measure being patched together in the House would prevent listing the greater sage-grouse as endangered and muddy the listing of the Gunnison sage-grouse as threatened. The rider was sought by Western lawmakers ...

Grant to preserve land along scenic route

By Charles Ashby

Great Outdoors Colorado awarded nearly $6.9 million in grants this week, including one to preserve land along the Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic Byway. That project was one of six in the region to get GOCO money this fall. One of those was a ...

Trail section odor: It’s the pits

By Amy Hamilton

For about two weeks Kim Dobson has been smelling the stench off the Redlands Parkway while running along the Colorado Riverfront Trail. At first the stink smelled of sulphur, “like the Glenwood Hot Springs,” she said Wednesday ...

Foundation to aid CMU business department

By Staff

Colorado Mesa University’s Business Department will receive $250,000 per year for five years thanks to a grant from The Daniels Fund, a Denver-based nonprofit organization that offers scholarships and grants for education ...

Charity toy-giving is slow going in GJ area this holiday season

By Amy Hamilton

Her thinking was simple: If she put out twice as many boxes to accept toy donations, more children would have a merry Christmas. Instead, it appears the grinch is stealing Christmas.  Danielle Hindson, who founded and operates the ...

Briefs, Dec. 11, 2014

By Staff

Procession planned for fallen pilot The body of William DuBois, an Air Force captain and New Castle native recently killed when the F-16 he was piloting crashed in the Middle East, will be returned to the area today. It’s custom for ...

Blotter, Dec. 11, 2014

By Staff

SUV buyer is arrested Randy Dean Stinecipher, 32, was accused of purchasing a vehicle at Grand West Kia, 2980 U.S. Highway 50 with fake employment documents and a fake check, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office. Stinecipher ...

Briefs, Dec.10, 2014

By Staff

Montrose lists parade awards The winner of last weekend’s Montrose “Christmas Stories”-themed Parade of Lights was Weehawken Creative Arts for its “The Polar Express” float, in celebration of upcoming ...


Mild winter likely because of effects of El Niño pattern

By Amy Hamilton

The zeros stack up on Powderhorn Mountain Resort’s website: zero snow in the last 48 hours, no snowpack at its mid-mountain base and none of the four lifts are open. To the anguish of skiers and snowboarders itching to get in a few ...

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