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Hickenlooper criticizes political, lobbying background of McInnis

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Twelve years in Congress and time working as a lobbyist perhaps isn’t the best experience to be Colorado’s next governor, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper said Wednesday. Addressing the 112th National Western Mining ...


Plea delayed for woman charged in ‘Buddy’ theft

By Paul Shockley

A Delta judge Wednesday gave attorneys five weeks to work out a plea agreement in the case of a Fruita woman accused of stealing a dog that authorities believe later was killed by the woman’s brother. Melissa Lockhart, 32, was ordered ...


Convenience store owners close in on full-strength beer

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A bill to allow convenience stores to sell full-strength beer cleared a House committee late Wednesday. House Bill 1186 is designed to help convenience stores get back some of the market they lost when the state allowed Sunday ...


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Questions linger with dead body

By Melinda Mawdsley

Authorities had little explanation Wednesday night as to the connection between hazardous materials and a body found inside a vehicle on Prospector’s Point, overlooking the Fifth Street bridge and the Colorado River. Members of the ...


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Ex-county employee sentenced for welfare fraud

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A former Mesa County Department of Human Services employee whose husband earned more than $104,000 in a year has been sentenced to 10 years on probation for stealing more than $18,000 in welfare benefits. Under the terms of a sentence handed ...


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Grand Junction sales and use tax down 20 percent

By Emily Shockley

The city of Grand Junction will have to adjust its 2010 budget just two-and-a-half months after adopting it. The city took in less sales and use tax revenue than expected in January, and the trend is likely to continue through the rest of the ...


5 vie for 3 spots on Fruita City Council

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There will be some competition for the three Fruita City Council seats up for election this spring. Incumbents Bruce Bonar and Lori Buck and candidates Bob Fuller, Victoria Gunyan and Brandon Schuette turned in their nomination petitions to ...


Coalition looks at biofuel crops

By Dennis Webb

A new coalition hopes to help plant the seeds for western Colorado farmers to play a role in meeting the nation’s need for clean, renewable energy. Colorado Mountain College, Colorado State University, the city of Rifle and the ...


DA’s sons in drinking party bust

By Amy Hamilton

District Attorney Pete Hautzinger said Tuesday his two teenage sons will answer to both the court and him — at home — after they received summonses alleging underage consumption of alcohol at a weekend party. Hautzinger said by ...


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Denny’s slammed during breakfast offer

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Denny’s Restaurant didn’t quite crack the number of free Grand Slam breakfasts it served last year, but it made a plucky effort. The 1,003 free Grand Slams served at the restaurant at 710 Horizon Drive “was smaller than last ...


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