Politics

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Donald Trump, Carrie Couey

GarCo resident recalls poignant moment with Trump

By Dennis Webb

Donald Trump wasn’t always Carrie Couey’s pick for president. But the candidate she ended up voting for in November made quite the impression on her when he clasped her hand at the White House Monday and appeared to feel her pain ...


Measure aims to help boost rural broadband

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Rep. Jim Wilson is hoping he’s found an easy way to help rural parts of the state bring broadband to hard-to-reach areas of Colorado. The Salida Republican got the Colorado House on Tuesday to give preliminary approval to ...


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Reiner: I’ll close offices one day a week if forced to cut budget

By Erin McIntyre

Tensions over Mesa County’s deteriorating budget situation came to a head Monday, when the clerk and recorder told commissioners she plans to close her offices one day a week if she’s forced to cut another 5 percent from the ...


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Lawmakers take aim at state’s ‘gray’ marijuana market

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — While the black market for marijuana sales continues to be something law enforcement focuses on, the gray market also will be targeted under a bill that won preliminary approval in the Colorado House on Monday. The market is ...


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Candidates for Grand Junction City Council, District D

By Staff

Name:  Martin “Marty” Chazen Age: 64 Years in Grand Junction: 11 1. Do you support creating a community/recreation center in Grand Junction? No. This is a nice-to-have amenity, but our community has more pressing issues ...


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Town hall on proposed event center sparks discussion

By Erin McIntyre

Supporters of the proposed Grand Junction event center encountered questions about traffic, parking, noise, safety and projected earnings at the latest of their informational meetings on Sunday afternoon. Voters will decide at the April 4 ...


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Candidates for Grand Junction City Council, District A

By Staff

Name: Phyllis Norris Age: 69 Years in Grand Junction: 69   1. Do you support creating a community/recreation center in Grand Junction? Today the city offers numerous facilities and recreational opportunities to the community. ...


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BLM’s methane rule awaits Senate verdict, key vote by Gardner

By Dennis Webb

The fate of a hotly contested new Bureau of Land Management rule to control methane emissions from oil and gas development is due to be decided in coming days by the U.S. Senate, where Republican Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado could cast a ...


Time is ticking for Colorado lawmakers at halfway point of legislative session

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Whether to place a measure on the fall ballot to raise sales taxes to pay for transportation projects will be a major focus of lawmakers as they enter the second half of the 2017 legislative session. But it won’t be the ...


GJ attorneys 
urge a vote 
on Gorsuch

By Gary Harmon

Several Grand Junction attorneys signed on to a letter urging two U.S. senators from Colorado to vote for Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court. The Garfield County Commission also approved a letter of support for Gorsuch, who ...


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