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Scott, Robinson let ‘er rip 
in bare-knuckles exchange

By Charles Ashby

Republican Ray Scott isn’t the best person for the job. Democrat Dan Robinson supports Obamacare and giving the children of illegal immigrants cheaper tuition in Colorado colleges and universities. In what turned out to be the ...

Michael Bennet

Bennet, GOP partner 
work on fed budget fix

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U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., are working on a proposal Bennet said he hoped would allow the federal government to avoid budget cuts that will fall automatically if no budget deal is made. Bennet ...

CMU lecture on politics of drought

By Dave Buchanan

The fall 2012 Natural Resources of the West seminar series at Colorado Mesa University continues Monday afternoon with a look at the political challenges of drought. The lecture by CMU political science Professor Tim Casey is titled ...

Death notice for living boy ‘bizarre,’ but not likely a crime

By Dennis Webb

Getting a newspaper to run an obituary for someone who’s still alive might create consternation in a family and cause the paper to re-evaluate its policies. But it doesn’t appear to be a crime. That’s what New Castle police ...

Wright no-show, Menger gets stage

By Charles Ashby

Club 20 skirted its own rules and invited a third-party candidate to speak at its debates Saturday, and Tim Menger couldn’t be more pleased. That’s because the Unaweep Canyon Libertarian got the rare chance to address attendees at ...

Legalized marijuana
 arguments come down 
to public safety, costs

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Amendment 64 would reduce law enforcement costs, a supporter of the marijuana-legalization measure said Saturday, prompting an opponent to say it also would exact untold costs going into the future. Brian Vicente of the Initiative to Regulate ...


Grand Junction shows off new police, fire facilities at open house

By Melinda Mawdsley

Anyone driving along Ute Avenue Saturday morning caught a rare sight: Nearly 200 people of all ages gathered in the parking lot of a Grand Junction Police Department and 911 Regional Communication Center. On purpose. And no crimes had been ...

One dead, one injured in El Jebel shooting

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One person was killed and another is in the hospital in critical condition following a double shooting Saturday morning in El Jebel near Glenwood Springs, according to the Eagle County Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff’s deputies ...

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 ...

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