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Gore: Climate change a ‘moral issue’

By Dennis Webb

ASPEN — Nobel laureate and former vice president Al Gore said Friday that climate change is an issue for Western forests, the nation’s security and economy, and more. “But at bottom it is a moral issue. It is a moral issue, ...

Move would limit changes through ballot

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A measure to make it harder to alter the state’s Constitution won preliminary approval Friday in the Colorado Senate. The measure would place on the 2012 ballot a referendum that would require future amendments to the ...

Delta responders recognized for saving a life

By William Woody

DELTA — A pair of Delta Police Department officers and an employee of a Delta car dealership were honored Friday morning for saving the life of a Delta man last month. Officers Greg Birely and Sgt. Jose Chavira were presented awards ...

Hospital event educates women about preventing heart disease

By Rachel Sauer

This “man’s problem,” it turns out, is the No. 1 cause of death for women age 20 and older. One woman dies about every minute of this “man’s disease.” In fact, one in three American women die of this ...

Owner touts Velocity paintball business as good place to have a company outing

By Carrie Marfitano

For the next company outing, how about some healthy competition, team building and a shot at the boss? Velocity Indoor Paintball opened Friday in the Peach Tree Swap Meet building, 3227 Interstate 70 Business Loop in Clifton. “It does ...

National park designation plan must be well-vetted, Club 20 says

By The Daily Sentinel

Any legislation that would designate Colorado National Monument as a national park should pass local muster before it is introduced, Club 20 said Thursday. “We have to get it right the first time,” Grand Junction Area Chamber of ...

Critics blast ‘wild lands’ designation

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A proposal to establish “wild lands” on property managed by the Bureau of Land Management amounts to an end run around Congress, critics said Thursday during a Club 20 committee meeting. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar last year ...

Proposal addresses pregnant victims of domestic violence

By Staff

DENVER — The number of pregnant women becoming targets of domestic violence that results in death is on the rise nationwide, but Colorado officials can’t tell for sure if it’s happening here, state lawmakers were told ...

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Pablo’s Pizza to open franchise in Fort Collins

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The thin-crust, gourmet pizza that Grand Junctionites have grown to love at Pablo’s Pizza will soon be available to residents of the Front Range, too. Cathy Braunlin recently bought a franchise of the popular pizza restaurant and plans ...

Bill to drop personal property tax not feasible now, panel decides

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The business personal property tax is a toll few people like, but equally few lawmakers are willing to get rid of it, particularly at a time when K–12 education is faced with millions of dollars in budget cuts. At least, ...

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