“Despite the increase, residential customers will see average annual bills that are 8 percent lower than in 2008,” said Bill Cantrell, president and CEO of SourceGas. “We strongly believe that natural gas is the fuel of choice for our Colorado customers. It is clean, abundant, domestically produced and it offers good value to our customers.”
For customers in the Western Slope service area, the total of the new volumetric rates will be $0.9415 per therm. Based on an average monthly usage of 97 therms, the typical household will now pay an average of about $103.73 per month, instead of about $92.35 per month for their natural gas service.
For information, rebate guidelines and details on programs, visit www.excessisout.com or call 877/974-7688. Eligible SourceGas customers may apply for assistance through various state and federally funded initiatives like the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program, administered by the Colorado Department of Human Services.
William Hadley Thompson, June 12, 1925-Oct. 15, 2011
TELLURIDE – Telluride resident William Hadley Thompson, 86, died on Saturday, Oct. 15 after a brief illness. Born in McCrory, AR, Thompson owned and operated antique stores in Little Rock, AR, and in Telluride.
“Uncle Hadley,” as he was known, first came to the Telluride Jazz Festival in 1977; he soon made Telluride his permanent home. He was active in community affairs, serving on the Historic and Architectural Review Commission, and was an avid skier, gardener and collector of mineral specimens.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to justforkidsfoundaito.org, or to email@example.com.
Hunter Dies From Heart Attack in San Miguel County
SAN MIGUEL COUNTY – Derald Glen Patterson, 42, died Saturday, Oct. 22 at approximately 9:30 a.m. while hunting near Lone Cone Mountain, of an apparent Acute Myocardial Infarction. He had shot an elk, and began having chest pains, and collapsed, while talking on the phone to his wife. A lifelong friend and hunting partner attempted to administer CPR, but could not revive him.
Patterson, from Orma, W.V., is survived by his mother, his wife, Sherry, and his son Mitchell and daughter Miranda.