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State to roll out GJ-to-Durango bus service

By Duffy Hayes

A project that will restore daily bus service between Grand Junction and Durango next year got the green light this week from the Colorado Department of Transportation. A nonprofit group affiliated with the Ute Indian tribe won a $200,000 ...


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Littleton supporter paying for Menger ads

By Charles Ashby

The Libertarian Party candidate for House District 54 will see his first paid advertisements this weekend, but the candidate who has not raised or spent any money on the campaign isn’t paying for them. Instead, the quarter-page ads that ...


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Nighttime hours 
attract burgeoning
 GVT ridership

By Duffy Hayes

The ranks of riders hopping Grand Valley Transit buses after-hours are swelling, according to numbers collected by transit officials for the month of September. GVT began offering extended service on eight routes in March. Since then, riders ...


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Junction girl wins Miss Colorado Teen USA

By Rachel Sauer

The moment the crown was placed on her head, Chloe Brown pointed to her beaming family in the audience. It had become her tradition, acknowledging her family when she was announced as a pageant winner, a way to recognize that “I’m ...


Man gets 30 years for trying to lure young kids into sex

By Paul Shockley

A man who drove from Indiana to Garfield County for sex with children in a law enforcement sting operation agreed to a 30-year prison sentence after pleading guilty last week. Steven Raines, 35, of Fort Wayne, Ind., stipulated to serve 30 ...


I-70 interchange set to open


By Dennis Webb

A project originally conceived during the oil shale boom of decades ago is about to reach its completion, prompting a celebration Wednesday by a broad coalition of responsible parties in western Garfield County. The Colorado Department of ...


Neb. man jailed in 20-pound cocaine stop

By Paul Shockley

A Nebraska man pulled over by police on Interstate 70 early Tuesday said he was returning from Las Vegas before officers found 20 pounds of cocaine hidden in his car, according to an arrest affidavit. Mario Franco, 37, of South Sioux City, ...


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Murder trial stalls, evidence ruled on

By Dennis Webb

A judge has allowed certain evidence and suppressed other evidence in the case of accused murderer Marcus Bebb-Jones, while also delaying his upcoming trial to allow the defense team more time to prepare. Meanwhile, Bebb-Jones’ public ...


Early voters favor GOP in 3rd CD

By Charles Ashby

While Democrats have managed to keep pace with Republicans statewide in voting early, they haven’t in the 3rd Congressional District. Statewide, about 3 percent more Republicans than Democrats have already cast their ballot in this ...


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Super PACs flood campaigns 
with money for negative ads


By Charles Ashby

Super political action committees and other outside political groups have spent nearly $219 million on various U.S. House races since the election began, including Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, according to the Sunlight ...


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