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Ritter appoints judge to GarCo bench

By Staff

Gov. Bill Ritter appointed Jonathan Bruce Pototsky of Glenwood Springs to the Garfield County court Thursday. Pototsky, a prosecutor in the 9th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, replaces retiring County Judge Jason Jovanovich. His ...


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Freshman guys outnumber gals

By Emily Shockley

Mesa State College bucked a nationwide trend for the second fall in a row by having more men than women enroll as first-time students. Men make up 51.9 percent of 1,918 first-time students at the college this fall, down slightly from last ...


Denver Water manager says it’s no longer ‘evil empire’

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Denver Water and its longtime Western Slope adversaries are close to resolving a series of disputes in ways that will make it easier for water to flow out of faucets on both sides of the Continental Divide. Both sides at the Colorado River ...


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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