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Grand Junction looks back at 9/11

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After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Americans changed in subtle and not-so-subtle ways the manner in which they conduct their daily lives. Even now, 10 years removed from the attacks, people in Grand Junction still are sorting out ...


Two-vehicle wreck along I-70B kills 1

By Charles Ashby

At least one person died in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 70 Business Loop near 31 1/2 Road early Saturday evening. According to Grand Junction Police Department Cpl. Bob Culver, a white Chevrolet Astro van was making a left turn off ...

Overheard at Club 20

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Country embraced patriotic fervor quickly following terrorists’ attacks

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Within days of the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, much of the country swathed itself in red, white and blue. Lapel-button flags were suddenly on sale almost everywhere. Red, white and blue ribbons bloomed on the sides of cars, as did flags ...

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Racing is in their bloodlines

By William Woody

MONTROSE — For the Sanchez family of Clifton, horse racing isn’t only big business, it is their way of life. In Montrose on Saturday, they kept alive their heritage and the history of horse racing on the Western ...

Club 20: Tipton tries to loosen loan rules for small banks

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U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., is working with a Colorado Democrat to loosen credit for small businesses, a measure Tipton touted Saturday as he spoke during the fall meeting of Club 20. The “Capital Access for Main Street” ...

Regulations ‘breaking country,’ Club 20 speaker says

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Federal regulation is stifling the nation’s economic recovery, a Wyoming natural resources attorney told Club 20 on Saturday. Regulation “has become so costly that it is breaking our country,” Harriet Hageman, who represents ...


Club 20: Keep state open for business, Hickenlooper says

By Charles Ashby

Make Colorado more business friendly and push all forms of energy development as long as companies act responsibly, Gov. John Hickenlooper told a packed crowd at Club 20’s fall meeting Saturday. The governor said his chief goal is to ...

District maps for Legislature near final vote

By Charles Ashby

State lawmakers anxiously are waiting to see what the 11-member panel charged with redrawing legislative district lines will do next week. The panel of six Democrats, six Republicans and an unaffiliated chairman is to meet Monday to discuss ...

Bring troops home from Afghanistan, Bennet tells Club 20

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Continued military operations in Afghanistan are likely to become counterproductive, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., told Club 20 on Saturday. “It’s probably time to start withdrawing our folks from Afghanistan,” Bennet ...

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