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‘Bowling in Drag’ organizers celebrate gender diversity

By Amy Hamilton

Dressed in a pink plaid top cinched at the waist and Daisy Duke jean shorts, Rebecca was having a ball Saturday night bowling with friends. Rebecca, a married man who enjoys cross-dressing, was one of about 20 people who showed for a ...

041411 Farm workers

Help wanted, not amnesty

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — When Arizona approved the strictest law in the nation against illegal immigration last year, numerous conservative lawmakers in Colorado clamored to mimic what that neighboring state did. But when lawmakers in Utah, another ...

Library offered space in Palisade

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The new owner of Palisades National Bank is willing to lease the shuttered bank branch in downtown Palisade for free to the Mesa County Public Library District, an offer that could benefit the library and an area many say is sorely in need of ...

Traffic Alert, April 17, 2011

By Staff

Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: Interstate 70 Business Project near Mesa Mall: Hand pouring of concrete at the intersections of 24 1/2 and 24 3/4 roads will continue through Tuesday.  A machine pour ...

County sales tax continues slow climb

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Mesa County has rung up its two largest quarterly sales-tax increases since the recession began, a sign that shoppers have begun relaxing the choke hold on their wallets and purses. The county collected just shy of $8.4 million in the first ...

041611 Congressional redist map

New district may link Mesa County, Boulder

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — If it were entirely up to Democrats, new congressional district lines in the state would split the Western Slope in half. As a result, Mesa County no longer would be in the 3rd Congressional District. Instead of Republican U.S. ...

041511 Ryan Frazier

GOP ‘on probation of sorts’ with voters

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Not all Republicans have grasped the small-government message of the tea party movement, a man who helped kick off the tea party two years ago in Grand Junction told similar crowds again Friday. Ryan Frazier, a Republican who last November ...

Annual winefest offers sips to Denver

By Dave Buchanan

Colorado Mountain Winefest is spreading its vines. The popular, 20-year-old event that takes place each fall in Palisade will have a sister event in Denver this spring when the Colorado Winefest is uncorked June 10–11 at The Shops at ...

Hearing delayed for deputy cited in alcohol-related stop

By Paul Shockley

A hearing scheduled Friday in the case of a Mesa County Sheriff’s Department deputy cited for an off-duty, alcohol-related driving offense was delayed after the deputy’s attorney filed a motion to continue the matter. Steamboat ...

Growers heave sigh after saving fruit trees from frost

By Amy Hamilton

Fruit growers in the Grand Valley may be able to catch up on their sleep this weekend after tending crops during Thursday night’s cold snap. David Morton of Morton’s Orchard said he started a wind machine and used heaters from 4  ...

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