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Cotter ordered to clean up uranium in SW Colo.

By The AP

DENVER — The Cotter Corp. has been ordered to clean up toxic uranium found at an old mine in southwestern Colorado. The Denver Post reported today that around 300 to 500 tons of uranium ore was found at the site about 4 miles from the ...

Vote centers bogged down by tie-in with state system, county officials say

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Slow-moving lines at vote centers in Mesa County seemed to be caused at least in part by a connection to the statewide voter-tracking system, election judges and other officials said Wednesday. The statewide system crashed Thursday about 15 ...

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Helicopter crash kills woman near Meeker

By Melinda Mawdsley

A Littleton woman is dead and her husband is in a Grand Junction hospital after the small helicopter he was piloting crashed Wednesday afternoon in the Wilson Creek area about 10 miles northwest of Meeker, authorities said. Kelly Westra, 46, ...

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DA faces felony counts

By Paul Shockley

Seventh Judicial District Attorney Myrl Serra allegedly exposed himself to three women in his office on three separate occasions and subjected some of them to sexual contact in a three-year pattern of misconduct, according to charging ...

Careless hunters taking aim at moose

By Dave Buchanan

An unexpected surge in illegal moose killings has the Division of Wildlife urging hunters to make sure of their target before pulling the trigger. With Colorado at the halfway mark in the 2010 big-game hunting season, the division has ...

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Smooth idea for skating, without hassle of rink

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

It’s toasty and warm inside the warehouse where Charles Crawford practices arabesque glides on thin blades around his new ice rink. There is no need for a coat or even a pair of mittens because the ice he skates on is polymer flooring, ...

Glenwood pool chlorine spill is likely cause of fish deaths

By Dennis Webb

State officials believe an accidental release of chlorine into the Colorado River by the Glenwood Hot Springs on Tuesday was the most likely cause of 84 fish deaths. Representatives with the Colorado Division of Wildlife and Water Quality ...

Mesa County offers its top post to fired executive

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Mesa County tentatively has offered the county administrator job to a former county manager in Florida who was fired from that job earlier this year. County Commissioner Craig Meis confirmed Wednesday the board instructed Human Resources ...

Vote still close for De Beque school mill levy hike

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Four votes separate De Beque School District 49-JT from a mill levy override that would pump nearly half a million dollars a year into the town’s K-12 school. With some provisional, military and dropped-off mail-in ballots left to count ...

Salazar concedes hard-fought race graciously

By Staff

U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., told supporters Wednesday he was going to go home to his ranch in southern Colorado after a narrow loss to Republican challenger Scott Tipton. Salazar, D-Colo., conceded the election in a call to Tipton on ...

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