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State targets Cameo parcel for gun range

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado Department of Natural Resources hopes by the end of this year to go ahead with purchasing the old Cameo power plant site to open a new outdoor shooting range there. That is to be made possible thanks to a bill in the Colorado ...

Fracking-study measure advances

By Charles Ashby

A bill to study the health and “quality of life” impacts oil and gas development has on Colorado residents cleared a House committee on Tuesday. Although the measure is limited to studying how development, including the use of ...

Municipal ballots due by 7 p.m.

By Staff

Residents in cities and towns across the Western Slope tonight will decide whether to approve a sales-tax increase to fund a recreation center, choose whether retail marijuana stores should be allowed to set up shop and elect new boards and ...

Palisade peach rolls ahead for state symbol

By Charles Ashby

The Palisade peach is ripe to become the state’s next symbol. A measure to add it to the list of other symbols such as the state rock and state song cleared a House committee on Monday thanks to a group of children from a Denver ...

Remote testimony bill advances

By Charles Ashby

A handful of Western Slope residents traveled to Denver to testify on a bill Monday, and they hope it will be the last time they’ll have to drive that far to do so. That’s because the bill they were supporting would allow for ...


Critics say smash-up law allows older vehicles to swerve from ‘salvage’ tag

By Charles Ashby

It makes no sense to Grand Junction auto dealer Bob Fuoco why Colorado would have a law allowing older vehicles that are in major accidents to be treated as if those accidents didn’t happen. That’s why Fuoco is urging Sen. Steve ...

This Week in the Legislature

By Staff

The $23 billion budget for fiscal 2015 will reach the Senate today, and lawmakers there will do what the House did last week, spend all week talking about it. They are expected to vote on the measure by week’s end. ■ Today: The ...

Tomlinson Library renovation depends on Senate’s decision

By Charles Ashby

A deal is in the works with the state’s annual spending plan to get money for several higher education construction projects, including Tomlinson Library at Colorado Mesa University. But an amendment tacked on to the budget that would ...


County GOP backs McInnis

By Greg Ruland

One establishment politician was coronated and others took it on the chin Saturday as delegates to the Mesa County Republican General Assembly voted to firm up slots for their June 24 primary ballot. Candidates hoping to make it onto the ...

Fire fleet not seen as priority

By Charles Ashby

A study released Friday about how Colorado should plan for battling future wildfires stopped short of recommending the state own its own aerial fleet. That study, called for under a bill approved by the Legislature last year, said there are ...

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