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Police group protests federal pot crackdown

By Charles Ashby

U.S. Attorney John Walsh should not be going after Colorado licensed medical marijuana dispensaries, a national group of former law enforcement members said Monday. In a sternly worded letter to the top federal prosecutor in the state, the ...

Bus stop for web

Neighbors not on board with site for new bus facility

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A fast-growing group of residents and business owners is seeking to slam the brakes on plans to build a bus station north of Mesa Mall, expressing fear the facility will serve as a crime magnet and drag down the value of surrounding ...


Convicted murderer seeks new trial

By Paul Shockley

A Mesa County judge listened to testimony Monday but withheld a ruling on a man’s bid for a new trial in the 1998 slaying of a Gypsum teenager. Jason Lee Garner, 34, is serving life in prison without the possibility of parole for the ...

Union speech reviews split on party lines

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President Obama’s call for the nation to move ahead with a series of proposals struck U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., as “more the mantra of my way or the highway” than an offer to cooperate, Tipton said. Meanwhile, ...


Neighbors rally against bus station

By Amy Hamilton

If a Greyhound station is allowed to locate in Jackie Anderson’s neighborhood, she’ll move. Anderson, who spoke during a heated meeting Tuesday night as one of about 60 people in opposition to such a plan slated for 24 1/2 Road, ...


Paonia resident, CU student sits with first lady at address

By Charles Ashby

Paonia resident Mahala Greer sat with first lady Michelle Obama as her husband gave his fourth State of the Union Address on Tuesday. The University of Colorado-Denver senior was one of 21 guests in the first lady’s box for the address ...

Water course slated to begin on Feb. 9

By Staff

Spots remain available for the 2012 edition of the Water Course at Colorado Mesa University. The course will be on three Thursdays in February. Classes will meet Feb. 9, 16 and 23. Each class will meet from 6 to 9 p.m., and all classes will ...

Tipton wants hearing on water storage

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Water storage in the West needs to be made less difficult, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said Tuesday in asking for a Congressional hearing about issues surrounding water storage in the West. Tipton, who lives in Cortez in the ...

Bill to repair campaign filing requirements

By Charles Ashby

Candidates running in this year’s June primary won’t have to file their campaign finance reports every two weeks until after May 1 under a bill that won preliminary approval in the Colorado Senate on Tuesday. Senate Bill 14 is ...

Seized Montrose stores reopening

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The owner of a series of convenience stores and a liquor store in Montrose has begun reopening those businesses after the state of Colorado seized them for nonpayment of nearly $50,000 in sales taxes. The Department of Revenue on Monday ...

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