Western Colorado

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Two schools in ‘bad’ shape

By Emily Shockley

Concentrating on cracking equations and formulating essays can be tough work for Orchard Mesa Middle School students when the stench of an unreliable sewer line is wafting into the classroom from the hallway. The smell is an unwelcome visitor ...


Airport board gives thought to new ethics policy

By Charles Ashby

The Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority will consider implementing a strict ethics policy when it meets again next month, but one that may allow for minor “gifts,” such as chewing gum or doughnuts. The seven-page policy, ...


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Cop accused in vandalisms officially charged

By Duffy Hayes

The Grand Junction police officer accused in a spate of egregious vandalisms at the home of his former girlfriend and her current husband appeared in court Tuesday, for a formal filing of charges in the case. Gage Wright, 37, faces one count ...


Oil shale survey: Strong local support

By Gary Harmon

GOLDEN — Nearly 60 percent of Utahns support a proposed project to mine rock, heat it and collect oil, according to a public opinion study released Tuesday. Enefit American Oil surveyed residents from around the state as well as people ...


State court of appeals to hear cases at Central High School

By Staff

Western Colorado residents will have the unique opportunity Thursday to hear actual arguments in two cases before the Colorado Court of Appeals, when judges will sit for official proceedings at Central High School. The state appeals court ...


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Mother hears charges in baby’s death

By Duffy Hayes

The young woman held in connection with the death of a foster child placed in her care is being charged with first-degree murder, according to a complaint filed Tuesday. Sydney White, 20, appeared Tuesday in a Mesa County courtroom for a ...


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Palisade marijuana shop eyes land for plants

By Kathleen Goddeyne

Palisade’s only medical marijuana center is one step closer to locating an off-site growing operation, after an affirmative vote Tuesday by the town board. The Palisade Board of Trustees unanimously approved two ordinances regarding ...


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Gas prices dip below $3

By Kathleen Goddeyne

For the first time in a long time, Grand Valley residents may find themselves smiling while filling up at the gas pump. Area gas prices dropped below the $3 mark over the weekend, with some fuel stops selling unleaded fuel for as low as ...


Company taking 3rd shot at oil shale

By Gary Harmon

GOLDEN — Twice foiled in its plans to lower a heating element into the earth to heat oil shale, American Shale Oil Co, is working out a third approach to draw oil from rock in northwest Colorado. The company also has added to its ...


Obstacles to progress noted at Golden symposium

By Gary Harmon

GOLDEN — Threats to the development of oil shale come from low oil prices and obstruction from government agencies, the director of the Center for Oil Shale Technology and Research said Monday. Development globally is moving ahead even ...


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