Copter issues scuttle I-70 work

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A helicopter pilot places a load of rockfall fencing back onto a truck in Glenwood Canyon on Wednesday morning following an unsuccessful attempt to deliver it to workers up a hillside. The helicopter work required an hourslong closure of Interstate 70 in the canyon.


Nature plays dirty tricks on pilot hauling rock fence

GLENWOOD CANYON — Jim Stepisnik watched a helicopter pilot try once, then twice, to deliver a load of rockfall fencing material Wednesday morning on a hillside up Glenwood Canyon, before having to retreat and return the load for a second time back to a truck along Interstate 70.

Pro-gas group prepares for battle

The head of the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce will help guide an organization that will take aim at anti-energy measures should any make the November ballot.



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