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Tag Archives: Salida

Homebrew: Gov. Hickenlooper endorses Morgan Carroll for U.S House

Guv love It’s probably not a big surprise to anybody following the 6th Congressional District race, but Gov. John Hickenlooper announced his support for Democratic […]...

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September 15, 2015 Just In, The Mix

Salazar looks to address Colorado’s up-and-down open records fees

Then came the news that a Colorado Court approved a $16,025 records-retrieval fee. It's the kind of price tag that dampens the will to watchdog government and clouds the work of public officials. ...

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January 22, 2014 In-Depth, Politics, The Beats
Nestle water deal rained down cash on key Chaffee County locals

Nestle water deal rained down cash on key Chaffee County locals

The Nestle corporation plan to tap the Arkansas River Basin in Chaffee County for its "Arrowhead Springs" mineral water product will make the company hefty profits. Unsurprisingly, the deal has already generated significant cash for a small group of locals...

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August 12, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Nestle OK’d to turn Arkansas River springs into bottled water product

Nestle OK’d to turn Arkansas River springs into bottled water product

Chaffee County Tuesday afternoon issued a notice to Nestle that it could proceed with its plan to pump millions of gallons of water from springs next to the Arkansas River and cart it to Denver for bottling under the...

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July 27, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Nestle to begin draining millions of gallons of Arkansas River water

Nestle to begin draining millions of gallons of Arkansas River water

If things go according to plan, in about a month someone at Nestle Waters North America will turn a valve and water will begin running out of a pipeline near Buena Vista and will splash into an empty 8,000-gallon tanker...

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June 16, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Nestle bottled-water war heats up in Arkansas River Valley

Nestle bottled-water war heats up in Arkansas River Valley

A water grab by Swiss food and beverage behemoth Nestle is playing out in the county commissioner’s chambers of rural Chaffee County, which is considering issuing a 1041 permit to allow the siphoning of spring water for Nestle’s Arrowhead...

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May 7, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics

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The Home Front: Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet unveils public-option health insurance bill

“Americans living in rural counties would get a public option for health insurance under a bill introduced by two U.S. senators,” reports The Grand Junction […]

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