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Kinder Morgan, county argue in Colorado Supreme Court

The Colorado Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday in Kinder Morgan’s tax case against Montezuma County. The 9-year battle stems from a 2008 dispute over the company’s reported assessed...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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County backs Kinder Morgan permit near Pleasant View

Montezuma County Planning Commissioners on Thursday unanimously recommended approval of a high-impact and special-use permit for a Kinder Morgan carbon dioxide well near Pleasant View. The...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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2016: A year of political scores and economic challenges

The past year in Montezuma County brought stories of tragedy, triumph and the politics in between.Some of the most-read popular stories on The-Journal.com in 2016 dealt with ongoing issues such as...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Montezuma County faces 10 percent budget cut

As the oil and CO2 markets fizzle, so does the 2017 Montezuma County budget. During a budget workshop Monday, county administrator Melissa Brunner reported that department budgets will need to be...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Noise at Kinder Morgan pumping plant irks neighbor

Five years ago, Tom Hayden and his wife bought a retirement home in quiet, rural area near Pleasant View. What the couple could not have known is that energy-company giant Kinder Morgan Inc. would...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Kinder Morgan to drill new well

As Kinder Morgan embarks on a major expansion near Pleasant View, some rural residents are finding themselves next door to industrial facilities. Thomas Hayden is one of them. His home and farm on...

DATE: April 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Re-1 eyes oil-gas taxes

Claiming that Kinder Morgan pays only its minimum share of local taxes, Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 Superintendent Alex Carter said he envisioned company executives laughing all the way to the bank....

DATE: Nov. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

District backs off request for school tax

The Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District has opted not to ask voters for additional tax revenue via a mill levy override. “There was no way it would’ve passed,” said Re-1 Superintendent Alex...

DATE: May 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Well venting presents health risk

As Kinder Morgan ramps up production, concerns about public safety from well venting are being heard. Venting, also called "flow tests," occurs when operators try to determine the gases and...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

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Well venting presents health risk

As Kinder Morgan ramps up production, concerns about public safety from well venting are being heard. Venting, also called “flow tests,” occurs when operators try to determine the gases and...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Kinder Morgan permits approved

The Montezuma County Commission on Monday approved six high-impact permits for major Kinder Morgan expansion of CO2 production west of Pleasant View. The permits include three CO2 wells, water...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kinder Morgan needs OK for project

A major expansion project by Kinder Morgan west of Pleasant View still needs approvals from the Dolores Water Conservancy District and the Bureau of Reclamation. The Cow Canyon project envisions 14...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News