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Study: Parks a huge economic boon to state

By Dave Buchanan

Visitors to Colorado State Parks in 2008-09 spent about $396 million statewide with businesses located within 50 miles of a park, according to a recent study released by Colorado State Parks. The James M. Robb Colorado River State Park, which ...


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Governor candidates speak, but not inside forum

By Charles Ashby

While the Democratic and Republican nominees for Colorado governor were preparing to debate indoors Saturday, two other candidates for that office who were not invited by Club 20 to debate were outside talking to whoever would listen. But ...


Congressional district should contain all of West Slope, some say

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All of the Western Slope should be part of the 3rd Congressional District, the contenders for the state House district that sits outside the 3rd said Saturday during the Club 20 candidate debates. Incumbent Randy Baumgardner, a Republican, ...


Mixed opinions on three November ballot measures

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Three measures on the Nov. 2 ballot aimed at cutting into state and local taxes would restrain out-of-control government spending and give voters the final say on taxes, a supporter told Club 20 on Saturday. A critic of the measures, though, ...


For The Record, Sept. 11, 2010

By Staff

BIRTHS St. Mary’s Hospital Chris and Jade King, Grand Junction, a daughter, Aug. 20. Alfonso and Shay Rivera, Grand Junction, a son, Aug. 24. Matt and Brandy Fletcher, Grand Junction, a son, Aug. 25. Eldon and Lynsee Thurston, ...


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Family loses all belongings when fire guts GJ log home

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A fire that gutted a log home on Rosevale Road on Thursday destroyed everything the new renter had placed inside. Billy Little and his son, Wesley, 6, had just put their furniture into the structure but had yet to move in because Little, an ...


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Oliver!

By William Woody

The cast of Oliver! photographed at Magic Circle Players, Wednesday Sept. 1, 2010. Performances as every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through September. For more information and seating reservations call 249-7838 or log on at ...


Club 20: Coal mining vital to state economy

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Coal and natural gas both should be part of Colorado’s energy economy, Club 20 said Friday. The Western Slope lobbying and promotional organization representing 22 counties is conducting its fall meeting, including several debates today ...


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A call for energy in creating work

By Emily Shockley

The 500 attendees at Friday’s Rally for Jobs at Two Rivers Convention Center could pick up lunch, a “We are an energy nation” T-shirt or an organizer-supplied poster board with a slogan such as “Taxes kill jobs” ...


Bishop recovering after bone surgery

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After a significant length of cancerous bone was removed from his left leg, Tillie Bishop began his recovery Friday at a Denver hospital. Bishop, 77, is a 28-year state legislator from Mesa County and a current regent of the University of ...


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