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Blotter, May15, 2015

By Staff

Cops: Driver was menacing The manager of a construction site, where a speeding car nearly clipped workers along a closed road, contacted law enforcement Thursday afternoon after confronting two men in the car and suspecting the driver of ...


Guv boosting protections for type of grouse

By Dennis Webb

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday ordered the launching of a voluntary, market-based habitat exchange program and new measures by state oil and gas regulators as part of an effort to help keep the greater sage-grouse from being listed for ...


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Woman’s weakened heart still filled with love for others

By Amy Hamilton

From her Aurora hospital room, Tammy Harper watched as the earth seized up and storms blanketed the ground with snow. Lately she’s witnessed the trees bud out in canopies of leaves and goslings puttering around in a pond below. The ...


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‘Major’ drug ring suspect faces 96 years

By Paul Shockley

One of two people who allegedly supplied a 16-plus member drug distribution ring in Mesa County was advised in court Friday of a potential 96-year prison sentence if convicted on local charges. Robert Jay Corbett, 34, was ordered held on ...


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Clifton man jailed in eighth DUI arrest

By Paul Shockley

A Clifton man Friday was ordered jailed on a $1,000 cash bond following advisement after his eighth alcohol-related driving arrest, prompting questions from a judge. “When is that (felony DUI law) going into effect?” County Court ...


Transportation worker killed, 2 drivers hurt in U.S. 50 crash

By Staff

A dump-truck driver for the Colorado Department of Transportation died after a four-vehicle crash in a construction zone near the base of Monarch Pass on U.S. Highway 50 on Friday. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the driver of a semi ...


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Coal mine liquidation sale

By Dennis Webb

Oxbow Mining is selling machinery and equipment from its idle Elk Creek underground coal mine in Somerset, but continues to hope to eventually reopen the site. The company already has sold some items, and plans an auction June 25. Oxbow ...


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Online school graduates class in style

By Staff

Jennifer Eberly of Parachute didn’t graduate from Grande River Virtual Academy just for herself. As a keynote speaker at the ceremony Thursday, Eberly, 19, explained that she did it for her children. She did it for her siblings, her ...


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Norwood man accused of attempted murder

By Paul Shockley

A Norwood man was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of attempted murder. Michael Chavez, 19, was ordered held in lieu of $60,000 bond after being booked at the San Miguel County Jail on suspicion of attempted second-degree murder, and ...


Yet another wet weekend in store for Grand Valley

By Mike Wiggins

For the third weekend in a row, you’re going to need an umbrella and a rain jacket if you plan to spend much time outside in western Colorado. And if the National Weather Service’s crystal ball is working properly, next weekend ...


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