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Buescher denies shirking secretary duties

By Charles Ashby

While she admits there were flaws in her research, the founder of a government watchdog group is making a political issue about how many hours a day Secretary of State Bernie Buescher devotes to his job. Stephanie Cegielski, who left the ...


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Man, 29, suspected of eluding deputies, armed robbery

By Paul Shockley

A man who was serving probation was arrested early Thursday on a warrant on suspicion of robbing a man at gunpoint and eluding Mesa County Sheriff’s Department deputies in a brief chase earlier this week. John Nicholas Morgan, 29, 544 ...


Salazar: Extend tax cuts

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Without calling them by that name, U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., on Thursday called for a one-year extension of the Bush tax cuts. Salazar, who is facing a challenge from Republican Scott Tipton in the November general election, earlier ...


Xcel says rates to drop when peak season over

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The end of Xcel Energy’s heightened tiered rates of summertime and an expected decrease in energy costs should spell relief for customers’ pocketbooks this fall. The utility announced Wednesday that Colorado residential customers ...


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McConnell refusing FEC request for donor information

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The Steamboat Springs man who lost the Republican primary for the 3rd Congressional District said he will commit his “first act of civil disobedience” in responding to a request by the Federal Election Commission. Bob McConnell, ...


College president prefers local trustees over statewide panel

By Emily Shockley

A state committee’s idea to have a regulatory board oversee and make decisions for all public colleges and universities in Colorado has Mesa State College President Tim Foster worried. Foster said he believes the ...


DA opposes vote urged by bondsmen

By Charles Ashby

The practice of courts assigning defendants to pretrial services, such as the program Mesa County operates, is hurting the bail-bond business, area bondsmen said. That’s why they’re backing Proposition 102, a measure on this ...


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Newly licensed teen hits police car in Montrose

By Paul Shockley

A Montrose teenager with a freshly issued driver’s licence was issued a summons Wednesday after crashing into a police officer’s patrol car in Montrose. Officer Josh Pollert, 28, was driving south on Nevada Avenue around 9 a.m. ...


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Parents of baby with rare disease will remove his life support

By Amy Hamilton

Delta parents Nichole and Joe Kurtz are tasked with the unfathomable Saturday when they plan to end the life of their precious 16-month-old baby, James, who is surviving on life support at a Denver-area hospital. Life has not been easy for ...


Two electric associations adding solar facilities to distribution networks

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Electricity providers in Montrose and Ouray counties are pushing to increase solar infrastructure and provide their customers and members with a renewable energy source harnessed from Colorado’s 300-plus days of sunshine ...


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