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This Week in the Legislature, Feb. 13, 2012

By Staff

House Speaker Frank McNulty plans to form a special committee examining changes to a legislative-privilege clause in the Colorado Constitution after the traffic stop controversy with Rep. Laura Bradford. ■ Today: The House Agriculture, ...


Relief for dry Grand Valley may come Tuesday

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The rain that began falling in the lower elevations Sunday evening could provide a hint of what’s to come early this week for a bone-dry Grand Valley. A second storm system will roll into western Colorado tonight, following the one that ...


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New owner of old train depot open to ideas for its future use

By Amy Hamilton

The buyer of Grand Junction’s historic train depot doesn’t have any specific plans for the building, but she’s open to ideas. Valerie Pearson of Texas purchased the more-than-century-old building in October. “It ...


Romantic souls cut the rug at Irish Pub

By Rachel Sauer

Perhaps we’ve had it wrong this whole time: Maybe love, or the hope of it, doesn’t require a world full of chocolates or an infinity of roses. Immortal sonnets, Trojan wars, fevered declarations — are any of those really ...


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Railroad project will evict squatters from The Point

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The scrap of land at the confluence of the Gunnison and Colorado rivers looks like a 19th century homestead accentuated with a few modern amenities. The people who live here — those who have nowhere else to go or, in fact, prefer to ...


Ethics probe spurred thoughts of bolting GOP, Bradford says

By Charles Ashby

Rep. Laura Bradford’s statement to a Grand Junction television station Friday that she never considered leaving the Republican Party because of ethical questions GOP leaders had over her recent traffic stop is contrary to what she told ...


BLM seeking pastureland for wild horses

By Matthew Berger

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking bids for pasture facilities to house wild horses, marking an expansion of its efforts to manage increasing wild horse and burro populations. An estimated 38,500 horses and burros roam wild in the ...


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Man sought in assault on deputy

By Rachel Sauer

Mesa County Sheriff’s Department deputies are searching for Thomas Allen Yates, 46, on suspicion he assaulted a deputy Saturday morning then ran away. Deputies responded to an area near Lark Drive and Thrush Drive at approximately 10 ...


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Aprons on, let the cook-off begin

By Rachel Sauer

Assembling chocolate torte is a delicate task, especially as it rises higher and higher from the plate. One false move, and it’s a tragic trifle. Lindsay Walters’ hands were steady, though: small chocolate medallion; mascarpone ...


Clerk needs input on conducting mail-in primary

By Staff

Mesa County Clerk Sheila Reiner is seeking comment on conducting the June 26 primary election by mail. Voters affiliated with a political party conducting a primary election will receive ballots during the week of June 4. Clerks are required ...


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