EO May Effect Bears Ears
Posted by <> on 4/26/2017 9:36:00 AM.
A review of national monument designations stretching back 20 years, including Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante, will begin today. The look into monuments will start after President Donald Trump signs an executive order at the Department of the Interior.
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Romney's Nephew Running for Governor
Posted by <> on 4/26/2017 9:34:00 AM.
The nephew of former Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is now running for governor of Colorado. Investment banker Doug Robinson announced his candidacy for the 2018 race in a letter sent to Republican supporters. In his letter, the KPMG banker touted his experience in business as the reason why he would be the best choice.
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Pit Bulls Decapitated
Posted by <> on 4/26/2017 9:33:00 AM.
New details in the investigation of the death of two dogs in Mesa County show they may have been placed on a set of railroad tracks after they died. KKCO-TV reports that a Union Pacific train conductor told the Mesa County Sheriff's Office that the two pit bulls were definitely dead before a train hit them last week near Orchard Mesa. The impact from the train decapitated both dogs and investigators are trying to find out how the dogs got onto the tracks.
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Hobo Arrested
Posted by <> on 4/24/2017 1:42:00 PM.
An Arvada man was caught hitching a ride on a train. Gunnison County deputies were called to the West Elk Coal Mine in Somerset last Tuesday morning at 3:00 AM. Sheriff Besecker said the man was trying to get to California. 
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Earthquake in Rangely
Posted by <> on 4/24/2017 9:37:00 AM.
There are no reports of damage following a weekend earthquake in northwestern Colorado. The U.S. Geological Survey says the three-point-seven magnitude shaker hit just before noon on Saturday near Rangely. Witnesses say it sounded like an explosion.
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CO Has Lowest Unemployment Rate
Posted by <> on 4/24/2017 9:26:00 AM.
The unemployment rate in Colorado is now the lowest in the country. The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Friday said that the rate dropped to two-point-six-percent in March, down from two-point-nine-percent in February. The number of people looking for jobs increased by more than ten-thousand to around two-point-nine-million, however the unemployment rate still dropped as more individuals became employed. The state's unemployment rate of two-point-six-percent is the state's lowest level since the numbers began being tracked in 1976.
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Help Need to Identify Human Remains
Posted by <> on 4/24/2017 9:24:00 AM.
The Mesa County Coroner’s Office wants your help identifying the skeletal remains found last December 20 near 27 ¼ Road and B ½ Road in Orchard Mesa. KREX is reporting there are no signs of foul play and the remains belong to an adult male, age 25 to 40 and believed to be of white and Hispanic ethnicity.
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Air Traffic in Montrose Thursday
Posted by <> on 4/19/2017 10:14:00 AM.
An Air Force training exercise will occur at Montrose Airport tomorrow (4-20). You may see C-17s cargo aircraft executing practice approaches and landings. These planes are from Nellis Air Force Base in NV.
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