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New oil, gas director vows 
to hear residents’ concerns

By Staff

RIFLE — When the man who now oversees Colorado’s oil and gas industry visited a drilling operation this week, he said he wasn’t bothered by things such as the noise and lights at the site. “But I don’t have to ...


Future of fairgrounds to be discussed

By Duffy Hayes

The Mesa County Fairgrounds has an annual calendar that includes more than 400 activities each year, meaning a lot of people have a lot at stake in any future changes at the 93-acre property on Orchard Mesa. Fairgrounds officials and ...


Grand Valley Transit eyes two more natural-gas buses

By Duffy Hayes

Though it may be more than a year before they arrive, two new compressed natural gas-powered buses are being planned for the Grand Valley Transit fleet. The additional new gasoline-spurning buses will double the number of CNG people-movers ...


Economic themes rule at annual Club 20 debates

By Charles Ashby

Job creation, energy and the proper role of government. Those were the basic themes for most of the Club 20 legislative debates Saturday. From House District 59 that includes Durango, to HD57 and Senate District 8 that encompasses Garfield ...


District 58 opponents talk jobs, water storage

By Charles Ashby

Until a couple of days ago, Republican Rep. Don Coram didn’t know if, much less who, he would be sharing the stage with at Saturday’s Club 20 debates. The Democrat in the race, Tammy Theis, was just named by the party’s ...


Energy a hot topic at District 61 debate

By Charles Ashby

Because there were three candidates on the stage in House District 61, the trio didn’t have a lot of time to answer questions put to them at Saturday’s Club 20 debates. Still, Democratic Rep. Millie Hamner, unaffiliated candidate ...


What They Said: Overheard at Club 20 fall debates

By Staff

“I showed up on time. I didn’t eat too much. OK, maybe I did, but I did my job the last two years.”   Rep. Ray Scott R-Grand Junction “Ray hasn’t delivered anything for us over here. He likes to think ...


Club 20 leader: Keep telecomm funding

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The proposed elimination of a fund intended to extend telephone service to rural, hard-to-reach areas could do far-reaching harm to western Colorado communities, the head of Club 20 told several members. Bonnie Petersen, executive director of ...


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Pear Park, Garnet Mesa among Blue Ribbon schools

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Pear Park Elementary School in Grand Junction and Garnet Mesa Elementary School in Delta are among five Colorado schools to win the national Blue Ribbon Award this year. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Friday announced the names of ...


Pace, Tipton warming up before debates

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The two main contenders seeking to represent Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District warmed up for tonight’s Club 20 debate with a variety of audiences on Friday. U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., and state Rep. Sal Pace, D-Pueblo, ...


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