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BLM director urged to shun Nevada horse summit

By The AP

RENO, Nev. — Wild horse activists are criticizing U.S. Bureau of Land Management Director Bob Abbey’s plans to attend a Las Vegas conference held by groups that support slaughter of the animals for human consumption. Advocates ...

Democrats hoping to change way US Senate works

By The AP

DENVER — A group of Democrats fed up with the slow pace of the U.S. Senate are headed to Denver to rally for new rules to speed things up the 112th Congress. Democratic activists want to see the Senate adopt rule changes suggested by ...

Court: City erred in nixing petition effort against Brady Trucking

By Paul Shockley

The city of Grand Junction “abused discretion” in nullifying citizen petitions collected in opposition to a 2008 zoning decision by the City Council, according to a recent ruling from the Colorado Court of Appeals. The ruling, ...

About 1,300 went up to monument for fireworks

By Staff

Approximately 1,300 people gathered atop Colorado National Monument to watch a fireworks display for its centennial celebration Friday evening, according to monument estimates. Spectators braved chilly temperatures and a fresh coat of snow to ...

Blotter, Jan. 3, 2011

By Staff

Break-in attempt reported A man reported Saturday that he believed someone tried to enter his residence on New Year’s Eve. The man said the incident occurred Friday evening at 568 Mae St. in Clifton, according to the Mesa County ...

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Student set to sing at inauguration

By Melinda Mawdsley

Destinee Reed is too young to vote, but that won’t keep the Central High School student out of politics. Reed, 15, will perform at Gov.-elect John Hickenlooper’s inaugural celebration Jan. 11 in Denver, after winning a statewide ...

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Collbran girl’s good taste leads to restaurant fame

By Tess Furey

Growing up in Collbran, Amy Bellotti always felt Italian. Now that the professional chef and sommelier is living in northern Italy, the old country of her father, she is perennially the American. Never mind that she now speaks English with ...

Utility looks at fuel from coal mine methane

By Dennis Webb

A Glenwood Springs-based electric utility is in discussions about purchasing power that would be generated from methane that is now vented to the atmosphere from coal mining in the North Fork Valley. “It’s really an outside ...

Tickets still available for Denver celebration

By Charles Ashby

Tickets are still available for those who want to dine or see a concert with Colorado’s incoming governor, John Hickenlooper, and his running mate, Joe Garcia. The two Democrats will be sworn into office at a 10 a.m. inaugural ceremony ...

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Student of the Week: Noemi Viera, Central High School senior

By Staff

GPA: 4.0 After-school activities: Future Business Leaders of America, speech and debate, theater. Favorite book: Paulo Coelho’s “Veronica Decides to Die.” Quite inspiring despite the title. Favorite TV show: ...

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