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ShareFest service project applications due Sunday

By Staff

Easter Sunday marks the deadline for people to submit projects that require no materials for the ShareFest service-project weekend. Projects such as yard work, hooking up evaporative coolers, trash removal, painting and cleanup are services ...

Budget cuts force office closures

By Staff

Several state offices will be closed Friday because of mandatory, unpaid furloughs for government workers. Those closures will include driver’s license offices, the Department of Public Health and Environment’s vital records ...

Mesa County Democrats’ assembly set for weekend

By Staff

The Mesa County Democratic Party Assembly will take place at Central High School, 550 Warrior Way, on Saturday. The assembly, the second phase in the state’s caucus process, will choose delegates for the state party convention in ...

Tea partiers vent views

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In a gathering that was part revival, part political theater, part country music concert and part venting, about 800 people cheered and booed on cue at a Sherwood Park tea party Wednesday morning. Conservatives gathered for an hour before the ...

Coal-plant conversion bill on governor’s desk

By Charles Ashby

A measure to convert coal-fired power plants in the Denver area to natural gas was sent to Gov. Bill Ritter’s desk Wednesday. House Bill 1365, introduced by a bipartisan group of lawmakers that included three from the Western Slope, is ...

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Grabe gets life in prison for son’s murder

By Paul Shockley

A Mesa County jury Wednesday said Allen Grabe was legally sane when he shot his 13-year-old son nine times in September 2008, rejecting Grabe’s defense of insanity. Grabe, 53, sat expressionless as District Judge Brian Flynn sentenced ...


Clifton man accused of molesting girl, photographing assault

By Amy Hamilton

A 38-year-old Clifton man was arrested Tuesday after sending a Web camera, with instructions to send back naked images, to an out-of-state, undercover police officer who was operating a child-predator sting. Robert Arthur Brewster included ...

Rhetoric rises over Palin’s targeting of Salazar

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Sarah Palin’s targeting of Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District will backfire on the two Republicans vying to run against Democrat incumbent John Salazar,  according to Salazar’s campaign. Campaign spokesman Ronnie ...

Woman sentenced for violating parole after fraud

By Amy Hamilton

A former Clifton resident who made up a tale about her husband being killed in combat in Iraq pleaded guilty in court Tuesday to violating terms of probation. Sarah Kenney, 29, initially pleaded guilty in 2005 to a felony charge of criminal ...

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Taken in by scam suspect, woman faces foreclosure

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Sally Musgrove has always shown she can take care of herself. Back in the 1970s, she won over customers who had doubts about a woman in the surveying business. At age 58, she went to college, earned a bachelor’s degree in business ...

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