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TABOR under fire as ‘fiscal dysfunction’

By Charles Ashby

After nearly 19 years since voters approved it, a bipartisan group of Colorado residents is challenging the constitutionality of the popular Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights. TABOR, which Colorado voters approved in 1992 to limit how much ...

Ethics office: No discipline for McInnis

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A state office that regulates Colorado attorneys has found “no clear and convincing evidence of dishonest conduct” by former U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis, R-Colo., in connection with allegations that he plagiarized a Colorado Supreme ...


Record class graduates from Montrose

By William Woody

MONTROSE —  Montrose High School Principal James Barnhill took pride Sunday by proclaiming the 2011 graduating class was the largest in school history. The school graduated 269 students Sunday in front of a massive audience at the ...

Voters may decide tax, TABOR issues

By Charles Ashby

Legalize marijuana, raise taxes to fund education and make it harder to amend the state’s Constitution. Those are some of the more well-known measures that may make the ballot this year or next. But, as there are every year, the fall ...


Farm-to-table revolution

By William Woody

MONTROSE — When Montrose resident Lee Bartlett eats at the Montrose Memorial Hospital once a week, he usually enjoys a crisp, green salad. Not only is he satisfied with the flavor of the lettuce, but in knowing the “spring ...

Churchill will give speech at Sherwood Park on Memorial Day

By Staff

Fired University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill, whose planned Grand Junction appearance at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Memorial Day was rejected by the church, will speak elsewhere in Grand Junction. Churchill is scheduled to ...

Manager who oversaw fairgrounds upgrades resigning

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Mesa County Fairgrounds Manager Marsha Kosteva will resign at the beginning of next month, leaving behind a venue that has been boosted by a number of improvements only a few years after talks of its potential sale. Kosteva said Friday she is ...

More rain could put valley in top 10 for wettest Mays

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The rain that soaked the Grand Valley last week helped elevate precipitation for May to above-average levels, and another round of showers and thunderstorms forecasted for this week could push this month into one of the 10 wettest Mays on ...

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Superheroes abound in Coal Ridge 2011 class

By Dennis Webb

Kyle Kelly delighted the crowd and proved doubting friends wrong Sunday at Coal Ridge High School east of Silt when he shed his graduation gown to reveal a Superman outfit. “No one believed I’d follow through with it, but I ...

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Olathe turns out for graduation send-off

By William Woody

OLATHE — Few events in Olathe draw the population of the entire town to one location. The 2011 graduating class of Olathe High School did just that under sunny skies Sunday afternoon. More than 1,000 spectators cheered, honked horns and ...

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