NEWS: Thur. Jan 27, 2011

Jan 27th @ 5:11 pm in News by Scott Staley

Energy Fuels gets its okay. Just a couple of weeks ago Energy Fuels got the o.k. to go ahead with plans to build their uranium mill something that has been in the works for more than two years now.  According to KREX, the company is in a review period of 60 days, where they can take a look at the regulations and see if they need to make any changes or revisions.  This mill will be the first of its kind to be built in the U.S. in more than 25 years.  Energy Fuels is confident that this will generate more than one thousand local jobs across different sectors as well as inject some $150 million  into Western Colorado’s economy every year.
Source: KREX (Posted 4:03p by Jim Kapp)

Up to city council to help out Black Canyon Golf Club. $50 thousand is the difference between being in the black or being in the red for the Black Canyon Golf Club and it’s all up to the Montrose City Council.  The Daily Press reports that they turned down a couple of motions regarding funding for the 18 hole course.  The main sticking point was not whether or not to help out the golf course but how much and where will the funds come from.  Tom Smidt, vice president of the board of directors for Black Canyon, says the council gave $45 thousand last year and $50 thousand in 2009.  However, since the 2011 budgeting process has begun, the council lacked information on what the Black Canyon Golf Club needed and did not allocate a certain amount for their cause.
Source: Montrose Daily Press (Posted 4:07p by Jim Kapp)

Marcus Bebb-Jones coming back to U.S. to face murder charge. It appears Marcus Bebb-Jones will be coming back to the U.S. after all to face first degree murder charges in the death of his wife Sabrina Bebb-Jones.  The Daily Sentinel says that a London high court rejected Bebb-Jones’ appeal fighting his extradition to Garfield County.  Marcus and Sabrina Bebb-Jones owned the Hotel Melrose in Grand Junction at the time of Sabrina’s disappearance.  Her skull was later found near Douglas  Pass in Garfield County in 2004…
Source: Daily Sentinel (Posted 4:09p by Jim Kapp)