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Wineries hope Winefest success can make up for slower summer

By Emily Shockley

Local wineries are hoping to sell big at the 18th Annual Colorado Mountain Winefest. While some Western Slope wineries noticed tourists trickling into their tasting rooms in smaller numbers this summer, ticket sales for Winefest indicate the ...

Grand Junction Rotary Club marks 90 years

By Paul Shockley

Weeks after they formed in 1919, Grand Junction Rotary Club members were making front page news. And they didn’t do anything. “Owing to the fact that so many members will be very busy with matters in connection with the fair this ...

Aspen bears relocated

By Dave Buchanan

Aspen isn’t alone in its spate of bear problems. Crested Butte Town Marshal Tom Martin said the bear problem “has never been worse than it is this summer.” There, bears have made dens in abandoned sheds and learned to open ...

DOW officials say humans, not bruins, problem in Aspen

By Dave Buchanan

ASPEN – Big things are bruin in Aspen. A town sporting bear icons and totems ranging from mailbox ornaments to larger-than-life-size statues on restaurants has found itself neck-deep in real bears, and wildlife officers are saying the ...


Robb River Rally celebrates vision

By Allen Gemaehlich

Robb’s ‘string of pearls’ still shining Jim Robb envisioned people biking, walking and simply enjoying the outdoors. Robb died in 2004, but his dream lives on. The Colorado Riverfront Commission honored him Saturday during ...


Season’s end at Moyer Pool for the dogs

By Paul Shockley

Dog Days at Lincoln Park- Moyer Pool couldn’t come fast enough for Honi, a golden retriever-poodle mix. During a recent outing on Kokopelli Trail with owner Chris Parson, 52, the young dog was on the receiving end of a skunk’s ...

Briefs: Club 20 quote rail Sept. 13, 2009

By Staff

“It’s one of those trust-but-verify moments.” — Aron Diaz, executive director of the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado on Gov. Bill Ritter declaring natural gas to be “mission critical” “We ...

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Incentive missing for health care reform, Marillac director says

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Paying physicians to treat illness and not to help patients remain healthy is a significant factor in rising costs of health care, the head of the Marillac Clinic told a Club 20 audience Saturday. That system “is a disincentive for ...

Industry will rebound, exec tells Club 20

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The long-term prospects for natural gas development are improving, a vice president for EnCana told Club 20 Saturday, citing growing demand for it for fuel and the generation of electricity. It’s unlikely there will be growth in the ...

Ritter hinges state’s vitality on natural gas

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Natural gas is “mission critical” to restoring the Colorado economy, Gov. Bill Ritter told Club 20 on Saturday, following up on comments by a new member of his administration about his willingness to reconsider the importance of ...

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