Arena vote draws near

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Members of the event center action committee, from left, Jeff Franklin, Steve Reimer, Kevin Reimer, Mike Anton and Jodi Niernberg tour Two Rivers Convention Center during their proposal for a remodel of the existing building and the addition of an event center.

Will Grand Junction voters buy in to event center idea in April election?

Some residents can already taste the nachos while taking in a hockey game or feel the thrill ripple through the audience when their beloved band takes the stage.
Others shudder to think Grand Junction could invest tens of millions of dollars in a new event center and convention center upgrade considering the price tag and an abundance of other local needs.
For certain, the 
April 4 ballot issue over whether to boost taxes to build a downtown event center and overhaul the current Two Rivers Convention Center has prompted plenty of conversation on both sides of the debate.

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