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Antitrust bill won’t change much in Colorado

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A measure that would lift the federal antitrust exemption for the health care industry won’t affect the working of the health care system in Grand Junction, U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., said Wednesday. Salazar was one of 409 votes ...


Mandatory health insurance seen as key

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An individual mandate to purchase health insurance should be front and center when President Obama opens the health care summit today, western Colorado observers said. “If I were President Obama, I’d ask who (in Congress) would ...


Rocky start for local foreclosures in 2010

By Emily Shockley

Mesa County had the highest percentage increase of completed and initiated foreclosures among the 12 most populous counties in Colorado this January compared to last January, according to a report released Wednesday by the Colorado Division of ...


Shell: Oil shale project to go on

By Dennis Webb

A decision announced by Shell on Tuesday ends a battle over Yampa River water, but the company says it doesn’t mean the end of its oil shale project in Rio Blanco County. Shell cited the global recession in deciding to withdraw a hotly ...


Powderhorn gets 39 inches of snow over weekend

By Amy Hamilton

Does the thought of 39 inches of fresh powder on Powderhorn Ski Resort make you feel faint? Do you feel a fever coming on? Ski fever perhaps? The season’s biggest weekend snowfall undoubtedly had many locals calling in sick to work, ...


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Shriner’s help forever alters little girl’s life

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Nearly three years ago, Chelsey Smelser and her newborn daughter, Zoey, left their home to pick up Chinese food at a restaurant on Orchard Mesa. At the same time, Jerald Conyers, a local Shrine Club member, left his home destined for the same ...


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Legislator defends bill, says Dems are mistaken

By Charles Ashby

Some Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee can’t get past the abortion issue, Rep. Laura Bradford said. The Collbran Republican is trying to persuade the 11-member panel and its seven Democrats that her House Bill 1261 isn’t ...


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District 54 candidate blasts charge that he’s not really a conservative

By Charles Ashby

Robert Hislop had to defend his GOP credentials this week amid a barrage of criticism that he might not be as conservative as he says. The candidate for House District 54 has been the subject of recent speculation on local blogs and in ...


Meeting focuses on issues with medical marijuana in the workplace

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — As more and more Coloradans seek relief from pain through medical marijuana use, employers are having to consider how to keep the trend from causing legal headaches. “There are a lot of land mines out there and ...


Speaker will talk about future in space

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It’s one thing to go where no man has gone before. It’s another to figure out just how to do that. David Mains, who has 26 years of experience in the manned space-flight program, will discuss in Grand Junction on Thursday the ...


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