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2 years 7 months ago

CSU prepares to study emissions from drilling ops

Garfield County commissioners are set to hear from Colorado State University researchers Monday about a proposal to study emissions from natural gas operations. Some residents in the Battlement Mesa community are worried that nearby drilling is exposing them to hazardous substances. County officials say research is needed to fill...

3 years 6 months ago

Colo. communities, schools getting $54M

DENVER (AP) - Gov. John Hickenlooper says more than $54 million in revenue from state severance tax collections and federal mineral leases will be distributed to Colorado communities and school districts this year, up from $37 million last year. Colorado Department of Local Affairs Executive Director Reeves Brown said...

3 years 10 months ago

Garfield County may extend pot business moratorium

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Garfield County commissioners are moving toward extending a moratorium on medical marijuana businesses until May 2012 following a letter from U.S. Attorney John Walsh to Colorado officials. The letter last month affirmed federal prosecutors' willingness to investigate those who grow or sell medical marijuana,...

4 years 8 months ago

CO prison escapee caught in Oklahoma

A driver has discovered it's a good idea to use turn signals if you're an escapee from a Colorado prison. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Rickey Hunter was pulled over by a trooper in Enid about 2:30 a.m. Saturday. Trooper Josh Byrd said in a report that Hunter had...

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