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  1. Fatal police shooting near Colorado, Utah border legally justified, D.A. saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Deseret News

    ... couple. James Brent Damon, 46, was killed by one of the officers, and Georgie Lousie Hand, 43, was arrested. CRAIG, Colorado - The district attorney for the state's 14th Judicial District has determined that two police officers were legally ...

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  2. Jewell vows to meet court deadline, avoid Colowyo mine shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Colorado Statesman

    ... two-day visit to Colorado, she also declined to meet with coal miners or tour northwest Colorado communities such as Craig and Meeker that would be hit hardest by a mine closure, despite entreaties from state and local lawmakers. Still, locals were ...

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  3. Authorities searching for horse killer, reward offeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Examiner.com

    A Craig, Colorado rancher is looking for answers after he found one of his horses had died at the hands of another individual. Glenn Gariner has been a rancher for decades, but has never seen animal cruelty up close and personal.

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  4. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to meet with Colorado officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Denver Post

    Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has agreed to meet with northwest Colorado officials to discuss the federal court ruling facing the Colowyo Coal Mine. Moffat County commissioners led a week-long media campaign to get Jewell, who is scheduled to speak Friday afternoon at the Aspen Institute, to visit Craig to talk about the mine.

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  5. In Colorado, an Environmental Group Is Caught Misleadingly Listing Companies as SupportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Independent Women's Forum

    Jayne Morley wasn't born in Craig, Colorado, but when a lawsuit from the environmental group WildEarth Guardians threatened to shutter the Colowyo coal mine that was the economic lifeblood of her beloved adopted hometown, she vowed to "fight tooth and nail." Morley went on the organization's website, looked at the businesses the environmental group listed as its supporters, and began e-mailing them about a boycott.

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  6. Jillian Kay Melchior 26 minutes ago Jayne Morley wasn't born in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | National Review Online

    ayne Morley wasn't born in Craig, Colorado, but when a lawsuit from the environmental group WildEarth Guardians threatened to shutter the coal mine that was the economic lifeblood of her beloved adopted hometown, she vowed to "fight tooth and nail." ...

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  7. Colorado virtually drought-free after several thirsty years, report showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Brush News-Tribune

    ... with the National Weather Service in Boulder, said of the Western Slope. Thaler said in Moffat County, near Craig, just under an inch of rain fell in most areas within the last week. In June, the U.S. Drought Monitor reported that drought had been ...

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  8. Jewell will hear from Moffat on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2013 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will meet Friday in Glenwood Springs with Moffat County commissioners who had hoped she would visit Craig, where residents are worried about the possible closure of the Colowyo coal mine and the loss of 220 jobs. Her visit will follow a speech to the Aspen Institute earlier on Friday.

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  9. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to visit Colorado but no word on Craig - 21 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Gazette

    Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will be visiting Aspen on Friday, but residents of Moffat County are disappointed she hasn't yet said whether she will also stop in Craig. Jewell has several events scheduled in Colorado in July and August, including Friday's appearance at the Aspen Institute as part of a lecture series.

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  10. Colorado prepares for visit from Interior Secretary JewellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | KKCO-TV Grand Junction

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will be visiting Aspen Friday, but residents of Moffat County are disappointed she hasn't yet said she is coming to Craig. The Steamboat Pilot & Today newspaper reports that Jewell has a series of events scheduled in Colorado in July and August.

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  11. Interior secretary coming to Colorado, but not Craig so farRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will be visiting Aspen Friday, but residents of Moffat County are disappointed she hasn't yet said she is coming to Craig. The Craig Daily Press reports that Jewell has a series of events scheduled in Colorado in July and August.

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  12. Jewell under pressure to visit Colowyo mine during Aspen tripRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Colorado Statesman

    Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is coming to Colorado, but a visit to the Colowyo coal mine isn't on her itinerary - at least not yet. Jewell is scheduled to speak Friday at the Aspen Institute, just a three-hour drive from Craig, where residents are frantic over the threat of a coal mine shutting down as a result of a lawsuit filed by environmentalist group WildEarth Guardians.

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  13. Coal in the cross hairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Most of the 1.5 million electricity consumers served by the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association probably don't think about it. But when they wake up and flip on their light switches each morning, they can thank in significant part Tri-State's Craig Station power plant in Moffat County, the second largest in Colorado.

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  14. Interior Department won't fight ruling on Colorado coal mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Denver Post

    JUNE 10: A 240 ton Komatsu haul truck dumps coal into the R-1 stockpile area at the Colowyo coal mid in Craig, Colorado on June 10, 2015 to store it for future transport. The U.S. Department of Interior won't fight a court ruling threatening the future of a northwestern Colorado coal mine.

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  15. Sally Jewell rebuffs Colorado pleas to appeal Colowyo coal mine decisionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 9 | Washington Times

    ... to redo the National Environmental Policy Act process on a permit approved eight years ago to expand the mine in rural Craig, Colorado. "The decision to not appeal Judge Jackson's ruling in the Colowyo court case is very disturbing and has ...

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  16. Trapper coal mine faces shutdown without federal reprieveRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A second Craig-area coal mine apparently also will have to undergo a remedial federal environmental review process if it hopes to avoid a shutdown based on a recent court order. The Trapper Mine near Craig is now looking at going through the same kind of review currently underway in the case of the Colowyo Mine between Craig and Meeker following a federal judge's ruling in May. U.S. District Court Judge R. Brooke Jackson, in a suit brought by WildEarth Guardians, found that the federal Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement illegally approved expansions of the two mines because it failed to provide public notice of the decisions and account for the environmental impacts.

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  17. Jewell rejects pleas to request delay of judge's Colowyo mine orderRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Colorado Statesman

    Those fighting to keep open the Colowyo mine in Craig by delaying a judge's order will have to do so without the help of the Obama administration. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell allowed this week's deadline to pass without filing a motion to stay the order of U.S. District Court Judge R. Brooke Jackson, who gave the department 120 days to redo parts of an eight-year-old expansion permit.

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  18. Moffat County commissioner states case over regulations in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | The Boulder County Business Report

    ... businesses in Moffat County are under pressure as a major coal mine there faces a major environmental assessment, the Craig power plant operated by Tri-State Generation and Transmission faces pollution rules, and the county deals with federal rules ...

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  19. Moffat County facing fate of the changing WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Denver Post

    Donnie Quick, 12, practices lassoing this month prior to the weekly Gymkhana at the Moffat County Fairgrounds in Craig. While the event was being held, a large portion of the community gathered at the fairgrounds for a meeting on the fate of the Colowyo mine.

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  20. Moffat County facing fate of the changing WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | Denver Post

    Donnie Quick, 12, practices lassoing this month prior to the weekly Gymkhana at the Moffat County Fairgrounds in Craig. While the event was being held, a large portion of the community gathered at the fairgrounds for a meeting on the fate of the Colowyo mine.

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