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3rd Congressional District: Incumbent Tipton proud of Western Slope roots

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U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., is being challenged by state Rep. Sal Pace, D-Pueblo for Tipton’s seat in the House. Tipton, however, in many ways is running against the U.S. Senate. Much of the legislation he has pushed through the ...

Cutting oil shale
 a punitive move, researcher says

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GOLDEN — President Barack Obama’s administration’s move to reduce the amount of land available for development of oil shale seems designed to punish, not promote, the industry, the head of the Oil Shale Symposium ...


Boy Scout plants signposts for park’s arboretum trail

By Lory Pounder

Lincoln Park visitors soon will be able to identify nearly 70 species of trees as the first stage of the playground’s makeover takes effect. “It is going to be a showcase playground for our entire community,” said Traci ...


Pueblo Democrat hoping to win 3rd Congressional District race

By Charles Ashby

Democrat Sal Pace can’t help but laugh when he hears people talk about how U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton got into Congress two years ago. The Cortez Republican won as part of a national wave of GOP candidates unseating incumbent Democrats, ...


4 others in congressional race, two as write-ins

By Charles Ashby

Democrat Sal Pace and Republican Scott Tipton aren’t the only two people vying for the right to represent voters in the 3rd Congressional District. There are four other candidates in the race. Of them, the one who has gotten the most ...


3rd Congressional District: Both parties say grass-roots efforts strong

By Charles Ashby

Mike Stratton was a bit apprehensive when he started his inspection tour of the 3rd Congressional District last week. As one of the state’s top political strategists who works exclusively for Democratic candidates, he wasn’t sure ...


50 compete in intense fitness tests

By Lory Pounder

Just three months after having a baby, Sarah Francis demonstrated explosive strength, pulling herself up and over high-hanging rings and pressing a 115-pound bar over her head. She was one of about 50 competitors tackling the SouthWest ...

GJ receives plan, plea 
for face-lift on Horizon

By Lory Pounder

Horizon Drive District board members came to the Grand Junction City Council armed with numbers about economic impact and public safety, making a plea for financial support of their revitalization project. “Horizon Drive is ...

GOP ‘party’ in Junction stars Ryan

By Duffy Hayes

You’re invited to watch the third and final presidential debate with someone very close to the campaign, according to the Republican National Committee. GOP vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan will be in Grand Junction on Monday ...


Delta County to resolve kerfuffle over chickens

By Duffy Hayes

A critical decision by Delta County commissioners on a controversial 15,000-hen egg-laying operation on Powell Mesa is expected Monday. It has been more than six weeks since Delta County held a special public hearing on two applications by ...

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