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Legislator to run again for Salazar’s House seat

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Three years ago, Scott Tipton, a Cortez Republican who was largely unknown to the 3rd Congressional District, was trounced by the Democrat incumbent, John Salazar. That was the year Congress changed from Republican to Democrat ...

Drilling permit fee hiked amid debate over its necessity

By Dennis Webb

A federal drilling permit application fee first implemented a few years ago and increased this month by $2,500 should raise $45.5 million to pay for the government’s costs for processing oil and gas permits. Bureau of Land Management ...

Busy being busy needs counterbalance

By Sheri Fisher

“How was your weekend?” I asked as Beth walked in for our coaching session. “I got a lot done and had a great weekend,” she answered. “It sounds productive,” I said. “Tell me about it.” She ...

Looters at our gates are our own elected representatives

By Rick Wagner

At some point every great civilization has to confront the phrase, “The barbarians are at the gate.” This is one of those times. In keeping with my own sense of literary parallels, I suppose “looters” would be a better ...

Go for the horns: Learn to ID bighorn sheep

By Dave Buchanan

You’re watching some bighorn sheep, but are they Rocky Mountain bighorns or their cousins, desert bighorn? One easy way to tell, although it’s completely unofficial, is which side of Interstate 70 you’re on. With a few ...

GJ couple tell of trip along coast of Norway, the Arctic

By Dave Buchanan

If you ever thought an icebreaker was nothing more than a snappy intro for that cutie next to you, take a hint from Bob and Nancy Wilson of Grand Junction: An icebreaker is great way to meet all kinds of animals. The Wilsons, well-respected ...

Candy versus college

By Staff

Not all of Gov. Bill Ritter’s budgetary proposals involve cutting spending. Some would require boosting revenue, usually known as raising taxes. Candy crunchers and soda slurpers are among those who would be hit with the ...

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Mavs ready to hit the mat

By Allen Gemaehlich

Shane Miller came out like he was trying to make up for lost time. By the end of the match, Miller was holding on to defeat Korey Kennedy 9-7 in the Mesa State College Maroon & White scrimmage on Wednesday night at Brownson Arena. ...


It’s prime time for viewing Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep

By Dave Buchanan

It’s November, which means all the head-butting isn’t limited to Washington, D.C. Wildlife watchers consider November and December the prime months to view the head-banging behavior of Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, ...

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Roice-Hurst expansion may help control noise

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It’s no surprise dogs at the Roice-Hurst Humane Society in Clifton bark, yelp and make noise. But so do some of the hound’s neighbors. Neighbors of the four-decade-old pound, 3320 D 1/2 Road, have been complaining for years to ...

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