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Governor candidate gets down to business

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In a session as much reminiscent of a Tony Robbins seminar as the campaign stop and fact-finding mission it was, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper toured the Grand Junction headquarters of sportswear maker Loki LLC. Like many Colorado ...

Rematch pending in Garfield sheriff race

By Dennis Webb

For years, Tom Dalessandri has watched the decisions of his successor as Garfield County sheriff and not liked some of what he has seen. Now, the Democrat says he plans to seek a rematch with Sheriff Lou Vallario, the Republican who defeated ...

Democratic candidates to square off today

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U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff will face off this morning as Mesa County Democrats assemble to decide on delegates to the state convention. Romanoff, who attended a fundraiser Friday night in ...


Library to raze building in favor of more parking

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The Mesa County Public Library District will soon tear down what officials say is a rarely used, dilapidated building adjacent to the central library to create additional parking. The library’s board of trustees recently voted to ...

State may sell more bear tags

By Dave Buchanan

The Colorado Division of Wildlife is considering nearly doubling the number of bear hunting licenses in the Aspen area from 630 to roughly 1,100. The increase is part of a comprehensive plan to reduce human-bear conflicts in the area, which ...

District 51 expands autism services

By Emily Shockley

As diagnoses of autism have increased during the past couple decades, so have School District 51’s services for children with the disorder. District 51 Special Education Coordinator Jan Blair said the district has gone from serving ...

Events in eight cities to focus on immigration

By Staff

In an effort to raise awareness about immigration issues, events are planned in Grand Junction and seven other cities in Colorado next week. Called the Welcoming Colorado Initiative, the event is designed to “encourage immigrant and ...

Junction Democrat switches races, now opposing Rep. King

By Charles Ashby

The Democrat who had planned to vie for the House seat being vacated by Rep. Steve King now plans to run against him for the Colorado Senate. Grand Junction resident Claudette Konola announced Thursday she is switching from a bid for House ...

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400 say farewell to ‘Bus’ Bergman

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More than 400 people paid final respects Thursday to Walter “Bus” Bergman as he lay in an open casket under the U.S. Marine Corps symbol on the stage of Robinson Theater at Mesa State College. “Bus was a winner,” ...

GOP candidate for Senate blasts opponent for backing referendum

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Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck railed against Congress before the Western Slope Conservative Alliance on Thursday, but there was no showdown with another leading candidate in the race for U.S. Senate, Jane Norton. Buck, a Republican, ...

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