Western Colorado

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For odor problem, it’s ‘Plan C’

By Emily Shockley

The operators of a wastewater disposal facility near Whitewater are on “Plan C” with odor mitigation efforts aimed at combating a smell that neighbors say has emanated from the facility off and on for at least a year, Mesa County ...

Language in state water plan critical, board member says

By Dennis Webb

Colorado Water Conservation Board member Russell George on Monday defended the idea of including a framework for transmountain diversion discussions in Colorado’s proposed state water plan. In a meeting with Garfield County ...

Conservation commission orders action on SG well permits

By Dennis Webb

After more than two years of waiting by SG Interests, state regulators will issue imminent decisions on applications for approvals related to drilling on two proposed well pads in the Thompson Divide area southwest of Glenwood Springs. The ...

Sage-grouse proviso prompts veto threat of defense measure

By Gary Harmon

It’s guns or grouse, the White House said in issuing a veto threat of a military-funding bill that also prohibits listing of the greater sage-grouse under the Endangered Species Act. The National Defense Authorization Act for 2016 ...



By Dave Buchanan

In the mid-1990s, Bruce Bauerle looked around and decided Grand Mesa needed some moose. Bauerle, a professor of biology at Colorado Mesa University, remembered stories of how his great-grandfather had hunted moose in Colorado before they were ...


Scout takes Eagle project high-tech

By Charles Ashby

Carl Stoye is no ordinary Boy Scout. Instead of erecting playground equipment for some local day-care center or cutting a trail through the woods to earn his Eagle badge, the highest in scouting, this recent Fruita Monument High 
School ...

Appeals court sides with judge in plea dispute

By Paul Shockley

The Colorado Court of Appeals said Thursday that a Mesa County judge was correct in refusing to allow a local man to withdraw guilty pleas, which resulted in a prison sentence. Alvaro Carbajal, 21, is serving a sentence of nine years in the ...

Road crews to close eastbound Glenwood Canyon for bridge work

By Staff

Glenwood Canyon closes for repairs The Colorado Department of Transportation plans to close eastbound Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon for five hours on Tuesday to perform bridge repairs.  The closure will take place from ...


More people asking where moose can be spotted

By Dave Buchanan

More than two years after becoming only the second hunter to kill a moose on Grand Mesa with a muzzleloader, Darryl Powell still hears about it. Powell, a Grand Junction taxidermist who managed to squeeze the bull’s 46-inch antlers into ...


As moose population rises, so do licenses to hunt them

By Dave Buchanan

A curious element of wildlife husbandry is that animal reintroductions are considered successful when hunting is needed to keep the population under control. So it is with the moose in Colorado in general and on Grand Mesa in ...

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